Poverty Point National Monument


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Poverty Point National Monument:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
 (table).

Poverty Point National Monument

Address:c/o Poverty Point State Historic Site
PO Box 276
Epps, LA 71237

Phone:318-926-5492
Fax:318-926-5366
Phone:888-926-5492
Web: www.nps.gov/popo/
Size: 911 acres.
Established: Authorized on October 31, 1988.
Location:In northeastern Louisiana. From I-20, take the Delhi exit and travel north of LA 17, east on LA 134, and north on LA 577.
Facilities:No federal facilities; managed by the State of Louisiana. State park facilities are open to the public.
Special Features:Park commemorates a culture that thrived during the first and second millennia, BC. Today erosion and more than a century of agriculture have reduced what may have been the largest and most intricate geometrical earthwork in North America.

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