The Under Water Earthwork In South Carolina That Still Baffles Archaeologists To This Day
There’s an underwater earthwork in South Carolina that sparks curiosity among archaeologists and history lovers alike. The Chauga Mound, whose adjacent village dates back as a far as 8,000 BC, sits at the bottom of the Tugaloo River in Oconoee County, just 1200 feet north of the river’s confluence with the Chauga River.
To date, this underwater earthwork in South Carolina remains one of the most baffling sites for historians and archaeologists alike. This is primarily a result of the inability to access, study, and preserve the site for future generations. Did you know about it before now?
Robin Jarvis is a travel writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She's lived in the Carolinas for nearly three decades and currently resides in Charleston. When she's not working, she loves to cook with friends and check out new adventures. General questions and FAM tours: firstname.lastname@example.org.