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Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Area

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Pinson Mounds, one of two state archaeological parks, is a special park, set aside to protect the prehistoric remains found there. Managed by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation's Division of State Parks, the Pinson Mounds grouping consists of at least 15 earthen mounds, a geometric enclosure, habitation areas and related earthworks in an area that incorporates almost 1,200 acres. Pinson Mounds is a national historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The site is protected by the Tennessee State Antiquities Act. Therefore, no digging or collecting of any kind is permitted on the site. The park is a sanctuary and all features including plants, and animals (living and dead), rocks, artifacts, minerals and fossils are protected by state law.

Location: Pinson Tennessee Telephone 901-988-5614

Other History nearby:
(Henning) Alex Haley State Historic Site & Museum
(Adamsville) Buford Pusser Home and Museum
(Hurricane Mills) Loretta Lynn's Ranch, Museum and Home
(Grand Junction) National Bird Dog Museum
(Pinson) Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Area

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