Monthly Archives: December 2011

2011- Farewell

Early morning trip to Poverty Point, driving through the darkness, McOatmeal and McDecaf.  The sky ahead just turning the faintest hint of pink. Thin mists were swirling across the site, falling into the shallow undulations of the ridges.  Those ridges — … Continue reading

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Schicker Mound

This is the Schicker Mound which is located in Tallulah, Louisiana (one of the poorest places in the US.)  It looks like a regular house along a regular street but it’s not.  This house was built in 1926 and contains a cellar which … Continue reading

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Going to Ground

Poverty Point recently played host to a few dedicated geophysicists who make the trip down to Louisiana, on their own time, to look below the surface of the site.  They use something called a resistance cart that gets pulled back and … Continue reading

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Joint Adventures

All of my photography projects, before this one, have been done solo.  I go quietly about the business of finding the photographs and no one usually knows what I’m doing until I’m done.  And sometimes not even then. But this … Continue reading

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Black Walnuts

At the Poverty Point site, they  have erected several fabric “huts” at intervals along the innermost ring of the complex.  Inside the semi-circle of huts is the plaza which is much easier to appreciate with the markers in place.  It’s a vast … Continue reading

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