Town Creek Indian Mound
Mt. Gilead, NC
In the 11th century, a new Indian culture emerged in the Pee Dee River Valley that built earthen burial mounds for their leaders. Town Creek Indian Mound includes a reconstructed ceremonial center, visitor center, nature trail and burial house. The site is handicapped accessible and has picnic facilities and a gift shop. In addition to preserving local history, the site is also home to various stargazing and astronomy events throughout the year. Admission is free.