Poverty Point State Historic Site

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Poverty Point, near Epps, is in the running to become a World Heritage site. It is the creation of the ancient Mississippian mound building culture and Commentator Gary Joiner profiles these historic mounds on this installment of History Matters.

About 100 golfers converged last week in Delhi, La., to play in a charity tournament raining money for a new nonprofit organization that aims to promote Poverty Point State Historic Site. Poverty Point, near Epps, is in the running to become a World Heritage site. Commentator Gary Joiner profiles its historic mounds.