Tour the Indian Mounds in Georgia

November 16th, 2018 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

 

It’s Friday, November 16, 2018, and time for a Virtual Field Trip at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

Georgia Indian Mounds

(tinyurl.com/gudo5b8)

Age Range: All (All grades; children with parental supervision)

 

Explore the Etowah, Ocmulgee, and Kolomoki Indian Mounds in Georgia with this website from Georgia Public Broadcasting.

To begin exploring, select one of the mounds on the map. When the presentation opens, read the introduction then scroll down to see the “Click to Start” option. A new map of the location will open for you to select various areas to learn about. After selecting a destination, move around the slide to find video presentations, 360° tours, image slide shows and information about the place. Use the drop-down menu in the upper left to navigate to a different location or to view a specific feature. Sites on your tours include: 

  • Etowah – This 54-acre site is located in Bartow County and thought to be the most well-preserved Mississippian culture site in Southeastern U.S.
    • The Mounds
    • Lesser Temple Mounds
    • Mortuary Mound
    • Plaza
    • Fish Trap
    • River
  • Ocmulgee – This national monument is found in Bibb County and served as home to the Mississippian Indians around 900 A.D.
    • Earth Lodge
    • Funeral Mound
    • Trading Post
    • Corn Field Mound
    • Lesser Temple Mound
    • Greater Temple Mound
  • Kolomoki – Located in the Kolomoki Mounds State park in Early County, it is recognized as the oldest and largest Woodland Indians site in the Southeastern U.S and was inhabited from 350-750 A.D.
    • Great Temple Mound
    • Plaza
    • Burial Mound
    • Ceremonial Mound

These tours make a great supplement to your American Indian studies.

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