Poverty Point National Monument

12 mi. N of Delhi on Bayou Macon
Delhi, Louisiana

Historic Document

Poverty Point National Monument is located in West Carroll County, Louisiana certified as a historic location on Saturday October 15, 1966. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Domestic, Religion, more specifically a Village Site, Ceremonial Site. Poverty Point National Monument was nominated by as a historic location by Other based on Information Potential and its significance in Prehistoric.

Poverty Point National Monument Information

Ownership Type: Private
Type of Resource: Site
Cultural Affiliation: Adena
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Poverty Point National Monument Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 21000
Number of historically contributing buildings: 0
Number of historically contributing sites: 1
Number of historically contributing structures: 2
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Delhi Historic Locations West Carroll County Historic Locations Louisiana Historic Locations