This is a great park to see Indian mounds that are beautifully preserved and of incredible size. I've seen small ones all my life but never anything like these. If you're in the area, it would be a big mistake not to take a look even if it's only for a quick drive by; it's only six miles out of... 更多
The Winterville Mounds are a place to take your kids, we had a lots of good times walking up the mountains looking at the artifacts, fishing and playing on the grounds. Please visit when you are passing thru Winterville. I haven't lived there since 1978 but when I visit I stop by Winter Mounds.
This is an great place to visit if you are interested in the mound builders. They have a lot of wonderful artifacts and a small museum with a very enthusiastic docent. Not as big a Cahokia, but still worthwhile. They are in the process of adding exhibits and expanding.
You have to be interested in this sort of thing or it's probably not worth the trip. The mound culture is not terribly well understood, but some one from up here had clearly been to Mexico & decided that what they were building there was worth trying to reproduce up here. Mounds were already largely abandoned by the time Europeans... 更多
Wonderful museum and actual access to the Indian Mounds. Located a few miles north of Greenville but worth the drive.