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Effigy Mounds - More Than a Pile of Dirt

April 30th 2018
Effigy Mounds National Monument, Harpers Ferry, Iowa It is not unusual to view, in a national park, works made of dirt. At Ocmulgee, in Georgia, on last year’s trip we saw huge platform and burial mounds, one as tall as fifty feet and bigger than a city block. Mostly, they believed, these mounds served as platforms for the houses of the power and religious elite. Some of them, as digging foun ... read more
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