Marksville State Historic Site

Marksville State Historic Site


Location:In the town of Marksville, southeast of Alexandria, off LA 1.
Facilities:Museum, archeological exhibits, picnic area, trails, restrooms.
Activities:Guided tours, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Site preserves the 1,600-year-old Marksville ceremonial center, a significant archeological resource and designated National Historic Landmark. The main portion of the site is surrounded by a semi-circular earthwork which is 3,300 feet long and ranges from three to seven feet in height. The Marksville culture is a southeastern variant of the Hopewell culture, centered in Ohio and Illinois.
Address:837 ML King Dr
Marksville, LA 71351

Phone:318-253-8954
Phone: 888-253-8954;
Web: www.crt.state.la.us/parks/iMarksvle.aspx
Size: 42 acres.

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