Monthly Archives: March 2012

Cultural Vistas

One of the photographs from this series is in the current edition of Cultural Vistas magazine which is published by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.  You can see it online here. The image is from the Lower Jackson mound … Continue reading

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Troyville

Long ago and far away there was a fabulous mound site at what is now Jonesville, Louisiana.  It contained nine mounds and a perimeter embankment with the great mound standing at 82 feet high.  Eighty-two feet.  All situated at the … Continue reading

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Cypress Grove

Cypress Grove mound stands alone amidst the rich farmland of Concordia Parish.  On the day that Dr. Joe Saunders and I visited, the fields were fallow and the farm equipment silent.  The only movement was a couple of gentlemen who … Continue reading

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The Bird Mound of Poverty Point

I was at Poverty Point yesterday, photographing the mounds for the upcoming World Heritage Initiative.  I arrived at 6:30 as the sun was just rising above the treeline.  I was hoping it would strike the east face of the largest mound, … Continue reading

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Routon Mounds

After weeks of a busy schedule and rainy weather, I was finally able to get back to the ancient mounds last week.  I again had the honor of spending the day with Dr. Joe Saunders who recently retired as our … Continue reading

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