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I enjoy and appreciate learning about history in different towns and places. Standing in the spot... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
veronicapeltier
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Houma, Louisiana
Second Largest Temple Mound in the United States

First, if history bores you, then just skip this. I've read reviews were people said it's boring... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christina M
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Emerald Mound is the second-largest Indian mound in America.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Natchez, MS
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"natchez trace parkway"
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"easy climb"
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"worth the climb"
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"short detour"
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"pre columbian"
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"natchez indians"
in 11 reviews
"eight acres"
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"information posted"
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"information boards"
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"football field"
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"ceremonial center"
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"impressive sight"
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"ceremonial site"
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"united states"
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"paved walk"
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"amazing site"
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"native americans"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy and appreciate learning about history in different towns and places. Standing in the spot that took days, weeks to build was exciting. Imagining the time period and activities that occurred to accomplish this grand mound.

Thank veronicapeltier
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First, if history bores you, then just skip this. I've read reviews were people said it's boring and just a bunch of hills, and if you aren't interested in the past, this is the lens you will view this site. However, if history fascinates you,...More

Thank Christina M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this boring. There was just an earthen mound and a little bit to read. We made this a quick stop on our drive of the Natchez trace

Thank Anita B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting place to stop. If you are driving the Natchez trace there are so many places to stop. I’d not put this high on list of you are are short of time or don’t plan to stop at many. If you do stop it is...More

Thank Robbie G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All these years I thought these mounds were burial mounds. Some are, but a lot were just used for rituals. It’s hard to imagine the amount of labor that went into moving all that dirt by hand.

Thank Hummer1973
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were aware of this unique site having read about it but unfortunately we struggled with the lack of signage from turning off the main road. It didn’t help with a flawed GPS, however apart from one sign we did not see any further directions...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Not a hard climb to the middle section, but the heat prohibited continuing to climb to the top for anyone over 60.

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

This is one of many stopping place on the Natchez Trace Parkway, it was slightly interesting. It would have been better with more information given at the site.

Thank terryhammond8834
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Not really much to see here except a large earthen mound. If this interests you, make sure to stop by and check out the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians. There, you are able to view three mounds with detailed signage and an on-site museum.

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

This attraction is a little way out of town. It was interesting to see the height of the mound and know that the Indians used baskets to carry the dirt to make such a big mound. Other than a display sign there are no artifacts...More

Thank sdd50
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