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Ingomar Mounds’ Day focuses on Mississippi’s ancient foragers

November 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

This year’s Ingomar Mounds’ Day event drew just the kind of day that makes you happy to live in Mississippi in November. A steady flow of visitors were able to enjoy an interesting event at their own pace. Pat Arinder from the Natchez Trace Interpretive Center explains some of the items on display. Native [More]

Annual Ingomar Mound event is Saturday, Nov. 3rd

October 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

The annual Ingomar Mound Event is set this Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. , weather permitting. Ingomar Mound site is located south of New Albany off Highway 15 on CR 96. The 2200 year old Ingomar Mound is Union County’s olders man-made structure. Visitors can tour Ingomar Mound, use ancient weapons [More]

Ingomar Mounds event conjures thoughts of what might have been

October 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Union County Heritage Museum’s annual Ingomar Mounds event is an experience that helps puts things in perspective. It’s the site of a “platform” mound, now about 28 feet high, that was built by the “Indians” about 300 BC, during the prehistoric time archaeologists call the [More]

Ingomar Mound event: atlatl, archery, flintknapping and more, October 28

October 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

The annual Ingomar Mound Event will be Saturday, October 28, 10 – 2, weather permitting,  as part pf Mississippi Archaeology Month events. The mound site is located two miles west of Highway 15 south on CR 96. Atlatl throwing: learning about a weapon older than the bow and arrow Archaeologists from Mississippi [More]

Ingomar Mound Day explores Mississippi’s distant past life

November 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS– Union County Heritage Museum hosted the Annual Ingomar Mounds Day activities on Saturday, November 12, 2016. The 2000 year old Ingomar mound site, a Middle Woodland site first explored and mapped by the Smithsonian in the 1880s, originally consisted of 13 to 14 mounds, and is the oldest manmade [More]

Ingomar Mound Day looks back 2000 years into the past

November 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- Ingomar Mound Day is set Nov. 12, 2016, 10 – 2. A family event, there will be activities for the young and old. The 2000 year old mound site is a Middle Woodland site and was first explored and mapped by the Smithsonian in the 1880s. It originally consisted of 13 to 14 mounds, and is the oldest [More]

Atlatl competition team forming for Fall meet

August 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- A new group in Union County is exploring how ancient weapons were used thousands of years ago in Mississippi and across the world. The group, called Friends of Ingomar Mound, is forming an atlatl team which can compete in the State of Mississippi Atlatl Competition on October 29. Ancient weapon [More]

Ingomar Mound Day celebrates early Mississippi Indian life

November 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

A crowd of people interested in learning about an ancient civilization native to this part of Mississippi was on hand at the historic Ingomar Mound site on Saturday, November 14th. The Ingomar Mound, believed to have been built 2200 years ago. Sponsored by the Union County Heritage Museum, the annual Ingomar Mound Day [More]

Ingomar Mounds Day with ancient weapons competition is Saturday

November 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Ingomar Mounds Archaeological Event will be Saturday, Nov. 14, 10 – 2 at the mound site off Highway 15 on County Road 96, south of New Albany. The ancient weapons competition will begin at 11:15. There are three levels of competition:  Child  to age 10; ages 11 – 15 and age 16 through adult. There will be [More]

Ancient weapon use is part of Ingomar history

October 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

 Ingomar Mound event, set this Saturday, from 10 – 2  at the Ingomar site,  weather permitting,  will be larger this year based on the number of volunteers  who are helping with the event,  and  also new is the  atlatl competition, which will begin at 11:15. Some ancient area history The word atlatl may be [More]
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