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Quiet place full of history.

The first thing you notice about the park are the two giant mounds that served as Native American... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2017
grip652
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Collierville, Tennessee
Historic, activities, open greenspace, River View + Metal Museum

Ancient Mississippian culture site (14,ooo years ago +/- ) with large intact mound. Also nearby... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2017
db_Blue
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Missouri
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Jun 11, 2017
“Quiet place full of history.”
Mar 7, 2017
“Historic, activities, open greenspace, River View + Metal Museum”
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

The first thing you notice about the park are the two giant mounds that served as Native American ceremonial mounds and Civil War redoubt. This is where DeSoto first saw the Mississippi River. It's a quiet place across from the Metal Museum. Unless you just...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed March 7, 2017

Ancient Mississippian culture site (14,ooo years ago +/- ) with large intact mound. Also nearby Hernando DeSoto expedition's crossing of the Mississippi River in 1541. Interesting statuary & plaques & old abandoned buildings ('French Fort'.) Across the street is 1 of only 2 Metal Museums...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed June 17, 2016

No one was there except us...watched the squirrels play, while walking and reading the information stones in park.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Sheila E
Reviewed February 2, 2015

If you happen upon Chickasaw Heritage Park (formerly DeSoto Park) you might not think much about it. However, it is literally full of history dating back hundreds of years. Located off exit 12 C on the I55 approach to the bridge going to West Memphis,...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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