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Dated between 1650 and 700 B.C., this site of more than 400 acres is unique among archaeological sites on this continent. In 1962, Poverty Point was designated a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior.

The State of Louisiana operates an interpretive museum, holds special events, and provides programs and guided tours.

Last updated: April 14, 2015

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Mailing Address:

6859 Hwy. 577
Pioneer, LA 71266


(318) 926-5492

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