Tuesday, June 04, 2013

It is not just the mound itself

This stone structure was built by American Indians in what is now Calhoun County. Photo: Trent Penny/The Anniston Star
“…Erika Martin Seibert, an archaeologist with the National Register of Historic Places, said the key to understanding the site at Turners Falls was recognizing its significance to the area around it.
"One of the things we learned, it's not just the mound itself," Seibert said. "It's how it's connected to other features in a landscape. It was much larger than the mound itself …"

Harry Holstein, professor of archaeology and anthropology at Jacksonville State University, talks about rock walls in Calhoun County he believes were built by American Indians. Photo: Trent Penny/The Anniston Star 


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