You’ve Probably Never Heard Of This Small Town In Louisiana, But It Holds Historical Wonders

It may be a tiny village, but it holds one of the most significant historical finds in the country. Designated a World Heritage Site in 2014, Poverty Point continues to baffle archaeologists and historians, but new clues are constantly being unearthed to shed light on these early inhabitants.

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You can find Poverty Point at 6859 Highway 577, Pioneer, LA 71266. The site is open seven days a week from 9 am to 5 pm.

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Address: 6859 LA-577, Pioneer, LA 71266, USA