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Town Creek Indian Mound
Prairie outside Town Creek Indian Mound
by Walbert, David. The tall grasses growing outside the palisade of Town Creek Indian Mound approximate the area's native prairie. When the town was inhabited by Indians of the Pee Dee culture, around the eleventh [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Town Creek burial house and guard tower
by Walbert, David. Town Creek burial house and guard towerTown Creek burial house and guard towerThis photograph, taken inside the town center at Town Creek Indian Mound, shows a recreation of the Town Creek burial [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Town Creek major temple
by Walbert, David. The earthen mound after which Town Creek Indian Mound is named is the town's principal structure. The mound, made from soil carried in baskets on people's backs, was built on the site of an earlier [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Town Creek minor temple
by Walbert, David. At Town Creek Indian Mound, a recreation of the town's minor temple has been built on the site of the original, across the plaza from the major temple. The rectangular temple had a thatch roof and [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
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