Cayson Mound and Village Site

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

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

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