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Awesome Natural Feat!!

This is a great stop along the Natchez Trace. We enjoyed reading the about the mound at the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Betty H
Awesome...........

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

Reviewed 9 July 2018
veronicapeltier
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Houma, Louisiana
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Emerald Mound is the second-largest Indian mound in America.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Natchez, MS
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"natchez trace parkway"
in 21 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 3 reviews
"pre columbian"
in 2 reviews
"natchez indians"
in 10 reviews
"eight acres"
in 2 reviews
"short detour"
in 2 reviews
"information posted"
in 2 reviews
"information boards"
in 2 reviews
"easy climb"
in 2 reviews
"football field"
in 2 reviews
"ceremonial site"
in 3 reviews
"native americans"
in 6 reviews
"paved walk"
in 2 reviews
"united states"
in 5 reviews
"great stop"
in 4 reviews
"definitely worth a stop"
in 3 reviews
"grand village"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great stop along the Natchez Trace. We enjoyed reading the about the mound at the on-site plaques. Getting to climb to the top was loads of fun, too! You don't realize how big it is until you're panting at the top. Stop...More

Thank Betty H
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

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 9 July 2018

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

1  Thank Christina M
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

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 28 June 2018 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 26 June 2018 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 23 June 2018

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

Thank KiwiTesse
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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.

Thank tpulley2010
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Reviewed 3 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.

2  Thank Ginny Z
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