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Shiloh Indian Mounds Site

Hurley, Tennessee
County of Hardin.
East of Hurley in Shiloh National Battlefield Park
National Register Number: 79000279
Resource type: District.
Property type: Religion - ceremonial site. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: TN-4 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: In Shiloh National Battlefield Park; see www.nps.gov/shil.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 5, 1989):
Located in Shiloh National Military Park, the site is the largest extant fortified Mississippian ceremonial mound complex in the Tennessee River Valley. The site consists of six Late Mississippian temple mounds, one Late Woodland burial mound, an associated village site, and a low earth embankment upon which had stood a wooden palisade.

The landmark is in good condition.

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