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Filhiol Mound Site

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Founded  700 CE
Cultures  Coles Creek culture
Abandoned  1200
Filhiol Mound Site
Location  Monroe, Louisiana, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana,  USA
Region  Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

Filhiol Mound Site is an archaeological site of the Coles Creek culture in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana on a natural levee of the Ouachita River.

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Description

The site consists of a platform mound which now measures 7 feet (2.1 m) in height, with the base being 100 feet (30 m) by 100 feet (30 m). Excavations at the site have produced charcoal from beneath the mound which dates to 700–1200 CE. A cemetery established in the 1850s on the mounds summit has helped preserve it.

Location

The site is located on US 165 11.7 miles (18.8 km) south of its junction with on Interstate 20.

References

Filhiol Mound Site Wikipedia


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