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Riverview Mounds Archaeological Site

Riverview Mounds Archaeological Site
40 MT 44
Riverview Mounds Archaeological Site 40 MT 44 is located in Tennessee
Riverview Mounds Archaeological Site 40 MT 44
Riverview Mounds Archaeological Site
40 MT 44
Location
Coordinates
Country  USA
Region Montgomery County, Tennessee
History
Culture Mississippian culture
First occupied 1000 CE
Abandoned 1500 CE
Excavation and maintenance
Responsible body Private
Architecture
Architectural styles platform mound

Riverview Mounds Archaeological Site (40MT44), also known as the Rinehart Acres, is an archaeological site of the Mississippian culture located south of Clarksville in Montgomery County, Tennessee, on the eastern shore of the Cumberland River.[1] The site was inhabited from approximately 1000 to 1500 CE.

The site was a multi-mound complex with two platform mounds and associated cemetery and village areas. Although not a large site, it is important for its informational value because of its preservation. Many other Mississippian mound complexes in Middle Tennessee have been destroyed by urban development and several centuries of European farming methods or have been heavily looted by pothunters.[1] The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 4, 2009. The site is currently part of the "RiverView Mounds Family Fun Farm" and is available for public viewing and tours.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Deter-Wolf, Aaron. "National Register of Historic Places Nomination: RiverView Mounds Archaeological Site (40MT44), Montgomery County Tennessee". Academia.edu. Retrieved 2012-11-22. 
  2. ^ "RiverView Mounds:Mississippian Mounds". Retrieved 2012-11-22. 

External links

  • Official site
  • RiverView-Mounds-Archeological-Site-40MT44
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