Native American Mounds Bessemer Alabama
Bessemer Mounds by Carol Hicks
Bessemer Alabama

Bessemer, Alabama ~ Native American Mounds

Period: Mississippian, Woodland

Three mounds were once located by Valley Creek in Bessemer, Alabama. The site was also called the Tally Mounds and the Jonesboro mounds. Excavations done during the 1930s revealed 23 burials. It was thought that up to 1,000 people resided at the site.

Links to learn more about the Bessemer Mounds



Native American Mounds in Alabama

Native American Mounds in Alabama: An Illustrated Guide to Public Sites

by Gregory L. Little (Author), Carol Hicks (Illustrator)
Advanced Training Associates; 1st edition (May 17, 2017)