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Toolesboro Mound Group

Toolesboro, Iowa
County of Louisa.
Iowa Route 99
National Register Number: 66000337
Resource type: Site.
Property type: Funerary - mortuary. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2006.
Congressional District: IA-2 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: State Preserve: http://www.state.ia.us/government/dnr/organiza/ppd/toolesbo.htm.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 23, 1966):
First excavated in 1875, this is the best-preserved Hopewell site in Iowa, representing an extension of the "classic" Hopewellian mortuary practices of the Illinois River Valley.

No changes to the site at this time.


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