Angel Mounds

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



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 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
Area of significance
Archeology - Prehistoric
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
D - Information Potential
Property type
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