Angel Mounds

Also known as: Angel Mounds State Memorial
8 mi. SE of Evansville, Angel Mounds State Memorial, Evansville, Indiana

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Description 

Covering a 100-acre area, this site is the northeastern-most extension of the Mississippian culture, which flourished in the period AD 1000-1600. The mounds now form a State Park. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, January 29, 1964

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000124
Area of significance
Archeology - Prehistoric
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
D - Information Potential
Property type
Site
Historic functions
Village site; Religious structure
Current functions
Museum; Park; Research facility
Periods of significance
1499-1000 AD; 1749-1500 AD
Number of properties
Contributing structures: 8
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 2
Non-contributing structures: 1