64 Parishes

Poverty Point

Published: October 25, 2012
Last Updated: July 27, 2020

Mound A at Poverty Point State Historic Site is the largest of the six mounds. Located just west of the enclosure of ridges, mound A is thought to represent a flying bird. It stands more than 70-feet high and muesures 640-feet along the wing and 710-feet from head to tail.