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Lawrence County is home to Alabama's greatest Indian population. The Oakville Indian Mounds Park and Museum is a tribute to them and their ancestors. The historical site features a Copena burial mound, named for the copper and galena metals used by Indians of the period, and a 1.8-acre ceremonial mound believed to be the cultural center of the area's Woodland Indians. Large limestone crypts dating back to 1816 offer clues to the frontiersmen who inhabited the area after the Indians. The 8500 square feet museum, patterned after a Cherokee council house, has over 1000 artifacts, mostly from the surrounding area. The centerpiece of the museum is a 14 feet high statue of Sequoyah, who created the Cherokee alphabet. The park's annual Indian festival, in May of each year, offers an exciting panorama of Southeastern Native American culture, history and art.

Location: 1219 Country Rd 187, Moulton Alabama Telephone 256-905-2494 Fax 28

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(Cullman) Cullman County Museum
(Charleston) Cultural Center-Charleston

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