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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29DX_dewey-w-wills-wildlife-management-area_Jonesville-LA.html
Dewey W. "Jakie" Wills (May 15, 1930 - March 17, 1993) was born and raised in Pollock Louisiana. He graduated from Pollock High School, Southwestern Louisiana University and Louisiana State University. In June 1955 he began his career as a Distric…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29DH_crooks-mound_Jonesville-LA.html
The mound here is a reconstruction of the larger of 2 burial mounds that archaeologists completely excavated in 1938. The large mound was 21 feet tall and dome shaped. A smaller mound was 100 feet south of the large one. It was 2 feet tall …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YJH_routon-mounds_Jonesville-LA.html
Routon has 7 mounds on the west bank of the Ouachita River. The 4 largest are rectangular with flat tops. The other 3 are dome shaped and less than 2 feet tall. The mound visible from the road is rectangular. It is 12½ feet tall and 230 by 18…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YJ3_tew-lake-mounds_Jonesville-LA.html
Tew Lake has 3 small, irregularly shaped mounds. The 2 in pasture on the south side of Routon Road are almost 4 feet tall. The one north of Routon Road has been reduced in height by plowing and is less than 3 feet tall. Soil studies and artifacts …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YIF_troyville-earthworks_Jonesville-LA.html
An earthen wall and 9 mounds were once a prominent part of the landscape here. Early explorers described the largest mound or "Great Mound" as being 82 feet high, the tallest mound known in Louisiana. The earth-works were built between 100 BC and …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YIE_troyville-earthworks_Jonesville-LA.html
The 82-foot-tall "Great Mound" of Troyville once stood here. In 1936, Archaeologist Winslow Walker made this diagram, depicting the size and shape of the mound. Today, only 3 feet of mound fill remains.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/tmp-76dd8_harrisonburg-mounds_Jonesville-LA.html
Two Indian mounds make up the Harrisonburg Mounds site. The well-preserved conical mound that can be seen from here was built around AD 200. It is 10 feet high and 115 feet in diameter. The other mound is about 200 feet to the northeast. It is les…
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