Cayson Mound and Village Site

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Cayson Mound and Village Site
8 CA 3
Cayson Mound and Village Site8 CA 3 is located in Florida
Cayson Mound and Village Site8 CA 3
Cayson Mound and Village Site
8 CA 3
Location
Coordinates 30°25′51″N 85°01′34″W / 30.43083°N 85.02611°W / 30.43083; -85.02611
Country  USA
Region Calhoun County, Florida
Nearest town Blountstown, Florida
History
Culture Fort Walton Culture,
First occupied 1200 CE
Excavation and maintenance
Responsible body Private
Architecture
Architectural styles platform mound
Number of temples
Cayson Mound and Village Site
NRHP Reference # 76000587[1]
Added to NRHP March 15, 1976

The Cayson Mound and Village Site (8CA3) is a prehistoric archaeological site located near Blountstown, Florida. It is located three miles southeast of Blountstown, on the Apalachicola River. The site was occupied by peoples of the Fort Walton Culture (a regional variation of the Mississippian culture).[2] On March 15, 1976, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ John H. Blitz; Karl G. Lorenz. The Chattahoochee Chiefdoms. University of Alabama Press. p. 105. ISBN 978-0817352776. 

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