Object name:
Mounds Cemetery

United States

Added by:
Lula Weyandt

Add date:
2020-12-08 12:59

Object description

The Mounds Cemetery is a historic cemetery in rural Hempstead County, Arkansas. It is located off County Road 13, northwest of the small community of Columbus. It is significant as the site of two Caddoan mounds, and as the burying ground for some of Hempstead County's earliest white settlers. It is further significant as a stopping site along the Trail of Tears, the forced westward relocation of Native Americans in the 19th century.

Mounds Cemetery
Mounds Cemetery

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