Hoojah Branch Site

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Hoojah Branch Site
9 RA 34
Location
Country  USA
Region Rabun County, Georgia
Nearest town Dillard, Georgia
History
Culture South Appalachian Mississippian culture
Excavation and maintenance
Responsible body United States Forest Service
Architecture
Architectural styles platform mound
Number of temples
Hoojah Branch Site
NRHP Reference # 86003667[1]
Added to NRHP January 24, 1987

The Hoojah Branch Site (9RA34) is an archaeological site in Rabun County, Georgia that had occupations from the Archaic period to the Mississippian period. It is believed to be a platform mound similar to others across North Georgia (including the famous Etowah Indian Mounds) built by peoples of the South Appalachian Mississippian culture (a regional variation of the Mississippian culture)[2] that flourished in the Southeastern United States from approximately the years 1000 to 1600. The site is located about one mile east of Dillard, Georgia and is in the Chattahoochee National Forest. The site was listed on the National Register of Historical Places on January 24, 1973 as reference number 86003667[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Staff (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Southeastern Prehistory:Mississippian and Late Prehistoric Period". National Park Service. Retrieved 2012-04-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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