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Poverty Point State Historic Site

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Poverty Point is the site of the earliest culture yet discovered in the Mississippi Valley. Dated between 1700 and 700 B.C., this 400 acre site is said to be among the most significant archaeological finds in the country. Interpretive museum and guided tours are park's highlights. The facility is a National Historic Landmark.

Location: 6859 Hwy 577, Epps Louisiana 71266 Telephone 318-926-5492 Toll Free: 888-926-5492

Other History nearby:
(Vicksburg) Anchuca
(Vicksburg) Balfour House
(Vicksburg) Belle of the Bends
(Monroe) Bible Museum
(Vicksburg) Biedenharn Candy Company Museum
(Monroe) Biedenharn Museum & Gardens

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