A Trip To This Little Known Ancient Ruin In Louisiana Is Truly One In A Million

Did you know that Louisiana is home to a World Heritage Site? Built 3,000 years ago, this incredible series of earthworks are still a bit of a mystery. New clues about the lives of these early inhabitants are constantly being uncovered, so it’s worth your while to pay the site a visit. Let’s take a closer look at Poverty Point and learn a little about the history of this fascinating location.

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Poverty Point is located at 6859 LA Hwy. 577, Pioneer, LA 71266. Here’s a handy map to help you find your way:

For more information about the Poverty Point World Heritage Site, visit its website here and follow along on its Facebook page here.

Have you ever visited Poverty Point? Let us know in the comments below!