Insley Mounds

Insley Mounds (HM2A24)

Location: Delhi, LA 71232 Franklin Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 23.253', W 91° 28.681'

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Ancient Mounds Trail

Insley once had up to 13 mounds. Only 2 are visible from the road. The closest one is 10½ feet tall and rectangular with a flat top. The mound farther north is 20 feet tall, but was 5 feet taller before fill was removed from its top. Indians built these 2 mounds around AD 900, but people lived here as early as 1500 BC.

Lower plaque:

This archaeological site is
on private property. Please
view the site from the
highway right-of-way.
No
Trespassing
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HM NumberHM2A24
Series This marker is part of the series
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Placed ByThe State of Louisiana
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, August 6th, 2018 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 643158 N 3584412
Decimal Degrees32.38755000, -91.47801667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 23.253', W 91° 28.681'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 23' 15.18" N, 91° 28' 40.86" W
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Area Code(s)318
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 716 Frankie Loftin Rd, Delhi LA 71232, US
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