DePrato Mounds

DePrato Mounds (tmp-ca58d)

Location: Ferriday, LA 71334 Concordia Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 37.591', W 91° 34.591'

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Ancient Mounds Trail

DePrato has 5 dome-shaped mounds, 3 of which are clearly seen from the road. Flooding has covered the ground and lower portions of the mounds with 2½ feet of sediment. Thus, the mounds appear smaller than their true height of 5-6 feet. Radiocarbon dates and decorated pottery suggest Indians built the mounds around AD600.Lower PlaqueThis archaeological site is on private property. Please view the site from the highway right-of-way.NO TRESPASSING
HM Numbertmp-ca58d
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Date Added Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at 6:28pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 635004 N 3499918
Decimal Degrees31.62651667, -91.57651667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 37.591', W 91° 34.591'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 37' 35.46" N, 91° 34' 35.46" W
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Area Code(s)318
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8517 Louisiana Ave, Ferriday LA 71334, US
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