Bear Creek Mound

Bear Creek Mound (HMO3L)

Location: Tishomingo, MS 38873 New York County
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N 34° 38.694', W 88° 7.931'

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The village site was occupied as early as 8000 B.C. by hunters who stayed only long enough to prepare their kill. From the time of Christ to 1000 A.D., migratory people of this area practiced limited agriculture.The nearby fields and streams offered an abundance of nuts, fruits, game and fish.These people shaped this mound and built a crude temple on its summit to house their sacred images.
HM NumberHMO3L
Series This marker is part of the Natchez Trace series
Placed ByUnited State Department of the Interior National Park Service
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 1:49am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 396239 N 3834247
Decimal Degrees34.64490000, -88.13218333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 38.694', W 88° 7.931'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 38' 41.64" N, 88° 7' 55.86" W
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Area Code(s)662
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6 Natchez Trace Pkwy, Tishomingo MS 38873, US
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