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“gradkids first trip” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Emerald Mound

Emerald Mound
Natchez, MS
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Ranked #19 of 32 Attractions in Natchez
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Religious Sites
Activities: Leisure education
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Owner description: Emerald Mound is the second-largest Indian mound in America.
Brookhaven, Mississippi
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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“gradkids first trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

lots of room for the kids to explore,run or all of the above...a must see for a visit to natchez ms...right on the natchez trace..

Visited January 2013
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English first
Leakesville, Mississippi
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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“It's What YOU Make out of it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

A Wonderful "field trip". It was inspiring. Makes you wonder how they did it! Good to See for a fourth grader who just studied the Mississippian and Natchez Indians. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. It really does not take more than 30 minutes to visit the mound and walk around the site. It only a short piece off the Natchez Trace Parkway (<1mile?)

Visited February 2013
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Austin, Texas
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“A nice side on the Natchez Trace.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Our daughter begged us to stop and climb the Mound. It is amazing how the Natchez Indians created this site. A nice way to stretch the legs when driving the Natchez Trace.

Visited February 2013
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“Great to see if you understand the significance”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013 via mobile

If you're touring Natchez proper it's a little out of the way. Definitely off the beaten path.

If you know about mounds and what they mean this could be an awe inspiring experience for you.

If not, well, bring a kite or a frisbee.

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Jena, Louisiana
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“fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

We stopped there on a family outing. My kids and husband enjoyed climbing and I took pics of them. My husband enjoys history and teaching the girls about it.

Visited May 2012
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