Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park

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Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park


Location:Off US 27, 2 miles north of I-10 in Tallahassee.
Facilities:Picnic tables, trails, interpretive exhibits.
Activities:Guided tours, interpretive programs, hiking.
Special Features:Park site is part of an area now known as the Southeastern Ceremonial Complex, which was occupied by the Lake Jackson Indians during the period 1200-1500 AD. The Complex encompasses six earthen temple mounds and one possible burial mound. The largest mound is approximately 36 feet high and measures 278 feet by 312 feet at the base. Artifacts of pre-Columbian societies that have been found here include burial objects such as copper breastplates, shell beaded necklaces, bracelets, anklets, and cloaks, along with the remains of important tribal members.
Address:3600 Indian Mounds Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32303

Phone:850-922-6007
Fax:850-488-0366
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/lakejacksonmounds
Size: 164 acres land; 41 acres water.

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