Balmoral Mounds

A Louisiana History Marker on Hwy 65 north of Newellton

Photos 

Photo taken by Jeff Lovorn

Map 

Description 

Ancient Mounds Trail Balmoral Mounds

Balmoral has 3 mounds that form an equilateral triangle. The one on this side of the road is 8 feet high and conical. The one farthest south and across the road is an 11 foot high platform mound. The one to the north of it is 9 feet high and conical. The site dates to approximately AD 1000.

Update Log 

  • January 10, 2012: Added by Jeff Lovorn

Sources 

  • Jeff Lovorn - jlovo [at] aol [dot] com
  • Wikipedia