Riverview Mounds Archaeological Site

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Riverview Mounds Archaeological Site
40 MT 44
Riverview Mounds Archaeological Site is located in Tennessee
Riverview Mounds Archaeological Site
Shown within Tennessee
Location Montgomery County, Tennessee USA
Region Montgomery County, Tennessee
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History
Founded 1000 CE
Abandoned 1500 CE
Cultures Mississippian culture
Site notes
Responsible body: Private

Riverview Mounds Archaeological Site (40MT44), also known as the Rinehart Acres, is an archaeological site of the Mississippian culture located south of Clarksville in Montgomery County, Tennessee, on the eastern shore of the Cumberland River.[1] The site was inhabited from approximately 1000 to 1500 CE.

The site was a multi-mound complex with two platform mounds and associated cemetery and village areas. Although not a large site, it is important for its informational value because of its preservation. Many other Mississippian mound complexes in Middle Tennessee have been destroyed by urban development and several centuries of European farming methods or have been heavily looted by pothunters.[1] The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 4, 2009. The site is currently part of the "RiverView Mounds Family Fun Farm" and is available for public viewing and tours.[2]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Deter-Wolf, Aaron. "National Register of Historic Places Nomination: RiverView Mounds Archaeological Site (40MT44), Montgomery County Tennessee". Academia.edu. Retrieved 2012-11-22.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "RiverView Mounds:Mississippian Mounds". Retrieved 2012-11-22.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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