Follow In The Footsteps Of Ancient Engineers

Now a nearly forgotten culture, Poverty Point at its peak 3,000 years ago was part of an enormous trading network that stretched for hundreds of miles across the continent. It was - and is - also an engineering marvel, the product of five million hours of labor. Explore the culture of a highly sophisticated people who left behind one of North America’s most important archeological sites.

Artist rendition of Poverty Point

Poverty Point

Poverty Point is an UNESCO World Heritage Site

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6859 Hwy. 577
Pioneer, LA 71266


(318) 926-5492

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