Shiloh Indian Mounds Site

Also known as: Indian Mounds
E of Hurley in Shiloh National Military Park, Hurley, Tennessee

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Description 

Located in Shiloh National Military Park, the site is the largest extant fortified Mississippian ceremonial mound complex in the Tennessee River Valley. The site consists of six Late Mississippian temple mounds, one Late Woodland burial mound, an associated village site, and a low earth embankment upon which had stood a wooden palisade. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 5, 1989

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 27, 1979
Reference number
79000279
Area of significance
Archeology - Prehistoric
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
D - Information Potential
Property type
District
Historic functions
Village site; Ceremonial site; Graves/burials
Current function
Park
Periods of significance
1499-1000 AD; 1000-500 AD; 1749-1500 AD
Number of properties
Contributing structures: 33

Update Log 

  • March 10, 2020: New Street View added by Michael Miller

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