Pinson Mounds

Pinson Mounds (HMZI0)

Location: Pinson, TN 38366 Madison County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 29.422', W 88° 43.194'

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Built between 1 and 500 A.D. by prehistoric Indians, this complex of over a dozen mounds contains the oldest flat-topped, ceremonial mounds in America. Religious ceremonies were conducted on the tops of these mounds, the tallest of which is over 70 feet high. Several smaller burial mounds and a circular earthwork are also present. The site was occupied only on ceremonial occasions.
HM NumberHMZI0
Marker Number4D 12
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 5:20am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 343990 N 3928784
Decimal Degrees35.49036667, -88.71990000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 29.422', W 88° 43.194'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 29' 25.32" N, 88° 43' 11.64" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4036 US-45, Pinson TN 38366, US
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