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The Largest Mound in America
TitleThe Largest Mound in America
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1926
AuthorsBlack, Golden H., and Louis H. Petersen
MagazineImprovement Era
Volume29
Issue Number4
Pagination547-548
Date PublishedApril 1926
KeywordsAncient America - North America; Archaeology; Mound Builders
Abstract

A large mound located at Moundville, West Virginia, is believed to have existed for some three thousand years. Three human skeletons were discovered within the mound’s two vaults. A stone located at the mound and now held at the Smithsonian Institute contains an inscription that has never been deciphered. Some Latter-day Saints consider these things to be archaeological evidences of the Book of Mormon.