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Filhiol Mound Site
Location Monroe, LouisianaOuachita Parish, Louisiana USA
Region Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
History
Founded 700 CE
Abandoned 1200
Cultures Coles Creek culture
Site notes
Responsible body: private

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

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.

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