Cartersville, Georgia: Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site

"Georgia's Ancient Indian City." Climb an outdoor staircase to the top of Georgia's tallest mound. A museum showcases objects excavated from the mounds, but not the bodies.

Address:
813 Indian Mound Rd SE, Cartersville, GA
Directions:
From downtown Cartersville, drive southwest on Etowah Drive for three miles. It dead-ends at the Mounds site.
Hours:
Gates open summer Tu-Su 9-5. Fewer hours and days off-season. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
770-387-3747
Admission:
Adults $6.
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Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site

"Georgia's Ancient Indian City." Until the mid-1500s this chiefdom reigned across a 50-mile radius. The largest mound stands 60 feet high and covers more than three acres. Museum, self-guided tours.

[Michelle, 01/25/2004]

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