Linear Mounds National Historic Site of Canada management plan. by Parks Canada.

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  • Mound-builders -- Manitoba.,
  • Earthworks -- Manitoba.,
  • Historic sites -- Manitoba -- Management.,
  • Linear Mounds National Historic Site (Man.) -- Management.,
  • Manitoba -- Antiquities.

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Other titlesLieu historique national du Canada des Monticules-Linéaires
ContributionsParks Canada. Manitoba Field Unit.
LC ClassificationsE78.M25 P38 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 10, 11, iv p. :
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22545077M
ISBN 100662498909
ISBN 109780662498902
LC Control Number2008396922

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Linear Mounds was designated as a national historic site of Canada in because the site contains some of the most spectacular and best-preserved examples of mortuary mounds belonging to the Devil's Lake-Sourisford Burial Complex.

Linear Mounds Site, including the Linear Mounds National Historic Site of Canada, is located on the plain overlooking the Souris River in southwestern Manitoba.

The site consists of two long, linear earthen mounds with rounded mounds on each end. Of those, Linear Mounds is the only national historic site the federal agency takes pains not to promote - primarily out of cultural sensitivity.

Here are the nine sites Parks Canada does maintain Author: Bartley Kives. Get this from a library. Linear Mounds National Historic Site of Canada: management plan.

[Parks Canada.; Parks Canada. Manitoba Field Unit.]. Historic Sites of Manitoba: Historic Sites of Manitoba: Sourisford Linear Burial Mounds (Municipality of Two Borders) The mounds at this site, near the town of Melita in the Municipality of Two Borders, are remnants of the largest concentration of ancient burial mounds in Canada.

During the early 20th century, curious European settlers and. The Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung Historical Centre, or Manitou Mounds, is Canada's premier concentration of ancient burial mounds.

Manitou Mounds National Historic Site, as it was once called, is a vast network of 30 village sites and 15 ancient burial mounds constructed from approximately BP during the Archaic Period, to BP; it is one of the "most significant centres of early habitation and Governing body: Rainy Lake First Nations, Parks Canada.

Poverty Point State Historical Site (French: Pointe de Pauvreté; 16 WC 5) is a prehistoric earthwork constructed by the Poverty Point Poverty Point site is located in present-day northeastern Louisiana though evidence of the Poverty Point culture extends throughout much of the Southeastern culture extended miles ( km) across the Mississippi Delta and south to Location: West Carroll Parish, Louisiana, U.S.

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Linear Mounds Archeologist Site Linear Mounds Site, including the Linear Mounda National Historic Site of Canada, is located on the plain overlooking the Souris River in southwestern Manitoba. The site consists of two long, linear earthern mounds with rounded mounds on each end and another small round earthern mound nearby.

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See all 2 The Forks National Historic Site tours on Tripadvisor/5(K). Effigy Mounds National Monument preserves more than prehistoric mounds built by Native Americans.

Numerous effigy mounds are shaped like animals, including bears and birds. These were built mostly in the first millennium, by peoples of the Woodland Culture. In. The Canadian national parks: today and tomorrow conference II: ten years later.

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Sourisford Linear Burial Mounds, Manitoba. A national historic site consisting of some of the best preserved burial mounds in Canada, which date human activity in the area to 10, years ago.

Serpent Mounds National Historic Site is part of the Hiawatha First Nation Territory. The site is closed to the public at this time. Serpent Mounds earns its name because of the historic native burial mounds, in the shape of a serpent.

The largest mound is 60 metres long and 8 metres wide. Ours are the only Canadian Indian mounds making up a distinct mound-region on Canadian soil. This comes to us as a part of the large inheritance which we who have migrated to Manitoba receive.

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It is part of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Indiana State Museums and Historic Sites. The group behind these Indian burial mounds are referred to as the Fort Ancient Indians, for the “fort”-like mounds they built.

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Maintained within a park by Ohio History Connection, it has been designated a National Historic Landmark by the United States Department of Interior.

Effigy Mounds National Monument was established to preserve Indian burial mounds in northeastern Iowa. Within the boundaries are known prehistoric mounds.

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state of was founded by the territorial legislature inalmost a decade before Society is named in the Minnesota is headquartered in the Minnesota History Center in downtown Saint Paul. Bank of Upper Canada National Historic Site of Canada Toronto, Ontario The Bank of Upper Canada building is an early 19th-century, two-and-a-half-storey, Neoclassical stone building.

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They were built by the Laurel and Blackduck peoples between the early Christian era and the early historic period. We persevered and, despite influential opposition, received the backing of the Iowa DNR and Effigy Mounds National Monument.

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Located in the Southern United States, the site is miles ( km) from the current flow of the Mississippi River, [3] and is situated on the edge of Macon Ridge, near the village of Epps in West. The site contains effigy mounds of the Woodland Culture People dating from B.C. to A.D.

According to the “Wisconsin’s Outdoor Treasures,” a trail guide book, Necedah was a vast open peat bog with numerous wooded islands in the s. Necedah means “land of yellow rivers” in Ho-Chunk language. This + acre site contains 31 effigy mounds and hundreds of smaller ones, built between AD during the Woodland Period.

Many of these mounds are formed in the shapes of animals, including bear, eagle, birds, deer, bison, lynx, turtle, mountain lion. In addition, there are conical and linear mounds, some used for burials.

This is about rock piles and stone mound sites in New England. A balance is needed between keeping them secret and making them public. The Sourisford Linear Burial Mounds remain as one of the best preserved examples of mounds in all of Canada—so much so, they were designated a National Historic Site of Canada.

The site is accessible to.Melita is known as the "Prairies Bird Capital of Manitoba" and is situated in Manitoba's banana belt. Proof of First Nations residence in the territory incorporates the Linear Mounds Archeological Site and the Brockinton Archeological Site, which have given antiques going back to A.D.

The site has been assigned a National Historic Site of.Nitschke Mounds Park, is located about five minutes from Honeybee Inn, near the center of Dodge County adjacent to the Wild Goose State Trail and just west of the Horicon Marsh. The property is nearly 54 acres in size and contains about 39 effigy, conical and linear mounds believed to have been constructed between AD – AD by the Late.

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