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Etowah Indian Mounds State Park

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Address: 813 Indian Mound Rd SE, Cartersville, GA 30120-6415
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+1 770-387-3747
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The park contains a hiking trail to the mounds, as well as a museum of...

The park contains a hiking trail to the mounds, as well as a museum of Indian artifacts.

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The Etowah Indian Mounds was home to several thousand Native Americans from 1000 A.D. to 1550 A.D., this 54-acre site protects six earthen mounds, a plaza, village site, borrow... read more

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Gainesville, Georgia
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Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Etowah Indian Mounds was home to several thousand Native Americans from 1000 A.D. to 1550 A.D., this 54-acre site protects six earthen mounds, a plaza, village site, borrow pits and defensive ditch. Etowah Mounds is the most intact Mississippian Culture site in the Southeast. Artifacts in the museum show how natives of this political and religious center decorated themselves... More 

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Cartersville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing recreational area. The museum has many artifacts excavated from the mounds Areas for picnics and stairs up the mounds so that you are able to climb to the top and a great view of the surrounding community. Great for children teens and adults Church groups. School groups.

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Salzburg, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Wonderful small museum with a great collection of exhibits bringing to life Native American life in the area half a century ago. The movie is a must watch, it visualises what the place looked like! Important since the site itself does not offer a lot to see, buildings and huts have long gone. A stroll along the river however is... More 

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Woodstock, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We enjoyed our visit to this place while my family was visiting from out of town. It's a great place when the weather is nice. I think on a rainy day you'd miss a lot. The mounds are fun to climb and get a nice view of the water and the land. Very pretty if you can climb a lot... More 

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Marietta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Worth seeing. There are three large flat top mounds with a variety of other archaeological points of interest on the grounds. Inside there's a nice display of pottery, weapons, and other artifacts. There's a short film about the Mississippi mound builder groups. The State ranger was gregarious and well-informed.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

It is beautiful and historic and easily accessible. The Etowah Indian Mounds, a 54-acre archeological site south Cartersville in Bartow County, Georgia, was built and occupied by several thousand Native Americans from 1,000 AD to 1,500 AD. It protects six earthen mounds, a plaza, village site, borrow pits and defensive ditch and is the most intact Mississippian Culture site in... More 

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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

I had a little time to kill up in the area so decided to find the Etowah Indian Mounds. It was a beautiful fall day so a stop by the site on the Etowah River was delightful. It is easy to see why they chose this location. Nice museum with a short film worth watching. Well done.

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Cartersville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Please visit this Etowah mounds if you pass cartersville , we spend a amazing afternoon with my son you have some history on side, plus walking 🚶 buy those mounds was incredibly going a little to the pass, then the river on side Etowah River, if you love ❤️ nature is a place for you to visit you can bring... More 

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Wallace, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Nice - a great place to visit and learn some history along the way. Would plan to spend a day there or at least a few hours and enjoy the beauty.

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Woodstock, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This was a very interesting tour, it helped to learn how the native americans lived before the arrival of Europeans. If possible try to go on a guided tour as the guides are very knowledgeable about the site and the way it was settled. This does include alot of walking and some climbing.

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