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Description

Indian Mound located on the bank of the Tennessee River at Florence, Ala. Postcard is cover of booklet containing the poem "Waumanona" by Elizabeth Lansford Edwards. Waumanona was a Chickamauga tribe chieftain and the poem tells the tale of the mound. The following description is included on the last page of the booklet: "The Florence Mound. From Moore's 'Mounds on the Tennessee River.' The mound beside the river at Florence is the largest mound on the Tennessee River. It is 42 feet high--quadrilateral, flat top, but not rectangular, one end being wider than the other. It is so steep as to be ascended only with difficulty."

Subject

Florence (Ala.); Alabama; Southern States; Indian encampments; Mounds (Burials)

Location Depicted

Florence (Ala.); Alabama; Southern States

Object Type

Image/jpeg

Source

3 x 5 b & w postcard and booklet

Image Creator

Date Original

19--?

Date Scanned

2008-05-05

Date Modified

2008-12-09

Digital Publisher

University of North Alabama, Collier Library Archives

Digital Format

image-jpeg

Digital Creator

L. Huddleston

Identifier

PC57

Rights

These materials are provided for educational and scholarly purposes and reproduction of items beyond that allowed for fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. The nature of historical archival collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Whenever possible, information is provided about copyright owners and restrictions on materials; however, the responsibility for determining the appropriate use of an item ultimately resides with the patron. The staff is unaware of any copyrights in the Postcards Collection; however, there is a possibility that items may have copyrights associated with them that we were unable to identify. If you are aware of such copyrights, please inform the staff.

Keywords

Postcards

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