Coordinates: Latitude: 31.604555 Longitude: -91.671055
— From US 65/US 425 in Ferriday, head west on US 84.
Go 7.4 miles to marker on left, 0.4 mile past La 566.
— From La 124 (Main Street) in Jonesville, head east
on US 84. Go 9.1 miles to marker on right.
of Mounds: 1
of Visible Mounds: 1
Mound, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places,
is a pristine platform mound with an associated village site.
It’s 14 feet tall, measures about 160 by 190 feet at its
base, and is about 60 by 70 feet on the summit. The mound and
the village midden (trash heap) cover an area about 400 by 200
feet, some of which has been covered by flood sediments. Excavations
show the mound was built in two stages, a short length of time
apart. It was built over a walled, probably ceremonial, structure
about 20 to 30 feet in diameter, which was burned and covered
with dirt before mound construction. Charcoal from underneath
the mound dates to AD 1020–1260, and ceramics from the midden
also indicate occupation late in the Coles Creek period.