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186. Stephanie Perrault. Poverty Point. Pt 2.

186. Stephanie Perrault. Poverty Point. Pt 2.

186. Part 2 of our interview with Stephanie Perrault about "Poverty Point." Poverty Point is a prehistoric earthworks of the Poverty Point culture, now a U.S. National Monument and World Heritage Site located in the Southern United States. It is situated on the edge of Maçon Ridge, near the village of Epps in West Carroll Parish in northeastern Louisiana. Poverty Point comprises several earthworks and mounds built between 1650 and 700 BC, during the Archaic period in the Americas by a group of Native Americans of the Poverty Point culture. The culture extended 100 miles (160 km) across the Mississippi Delta. We talk to Stephanie about the original culture at the site, as well as about their current programs.This week in Louisiana history. December 10, 1810. The area of West Florida (Florida Parishes) was annexed by the United States and Louisiana. This week in New Orleans history

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