Adamson Mounds Site

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Adamson Mounds Site
Nearest city Camden, South Carolina
Area 7.5 acres (3.0 ha)
NRHP reference # 70000591[1]
Added to NRHP July 16, 1970

The Adamson Mounds Site (38KE11) is an archaeological site located near Camden, Kershaw County, South Carolina. It is a prehistoric Native American village site containing one large platform mound, a smaller mound, possibly a third still smaller mound, and a burial area. It served as a regional ceremonial center. This site represents a widespread, late prehistoric Mississippian culture known by the names of Lamar, Irene, or Pee Dee and dates probably between AD 1400 and AD 1700.[2][3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Robert L. Stephenson (March 1970). "Adamson Mounds Site" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Adamson Mounds Site, Kershaw County (Address Restricted)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 

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