Native American sites in the South

Battle of Massard Prairie

Native American forces played a critical role in this Confederate cavalry victory at Fort Smith, Arkansas.

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Kolomoki Mounds State Park

The great platform mound at Kolomoki is the tallest ceremonial mound in Georgia and one of the tallest in the U.S.

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Princess Ulele and Juan Ortiz

Much of their story is legend, but the tale of Princess Ulele and Juan Ortiz is a treasured part of Florida's past.

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Thousands of Years of Culture

The Native American heritage points of interest in the South range from sites that are thousands of years old to modern museums, cultural centers and sites.

Civilization developed in North America at places like Poverty Point in Louisiana, Spiro Mounds in Oklahoma, Kolomoki Mounds in Georgia and the Fort Walton Temple Mound in Florida. Many of these places were already abandoned by the time the first European explorers reached the New World.

To learn more about places and stories important to the Native American culture of the South, check out the featured locations above and follow the links below:

 

Alabama

Battle of Hobdy's Bridge (1837)

Battle of Horseshoe Bend

Fort Mims Historic Site

Holy Ground Battlefield

Arkansas

Battle of Massard Prairie

Battle of Pea Ridge

Florida

Chattahoochee Landing Mounds

Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Florida Caverns State Park

Princess Ulele and Juan Ortiz

Prospect Bluff Historic Sites

River Landing Park in Chattahoochee, Florida

Georgia

Battle of Fowltown

Kolomoki Mounds State Park

Ocmulgee National Monument

Mississippi

Emerald Mound

The Rock Eagle is an important Native American stone monument in Georgia.

Stories on Video

Our sister channel Two Egg TV streams free video programming that includes many stories and documentaries tied to Native American culture and points of interest.