New Big Mound Memorial

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I went to check on the progress of the new bridge, and discovered the new La Grange de Terre memorial was completed. It’s in a much better location than the old memorial in that the new one sits on land that was actually part of the mound. In the background, the approaches for the bridge are largely complete.

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The old memorial, of similar form, is up on the site of the old Mound Market, just west of Broadway. I was a little confused by the man with the headdress; do we have any evidence that the Mound Builders wore such regalia?

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As an aside, Mound Street seems to have acquired an “s” on the end of its name. I know it was Mound Street before.

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Update: Sign has been amended back to “Mound Street.”

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  1. e4explore says:

    That silly indian head is gonna be pried off and cashed in for beer money. Thanks for keeping on top of things, and for all the excellent research and great shots.

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