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    • Moundville

    • Alabama, the Forge of History
    • By: John H. Blitz
    • Narrated by: Jeffrey S. Fellin
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    In the 13th century, Moundville was one of the largest Native American settlements north of Mexico. Spread over 325 acres were 29 earthen mounds arranged around a great plaza, a mile-long stockade, and dozens of dwellings for thousands of people. Moundville, in size and complexity second only to the Cahokia site in Illinois, was a heavily populated town as well as a political and religious center. Moundville was sustained by tribute of food and labor provided by the people who lived in the nearby floodplain as well as other smaller mound centers.

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