Welcome to the Mississippi Archaeology Trails Website! This website is designed to introduce you to the many unique and incredible cultures that make up the great state of Mississippi that we know today. Explore the rich archaeological heritage of the regions of Mississippi, travel back in time to learn about our earliest inhabitants or discover the diverse cultural history of our ancestors. There is something for everyone here from games for children, to lesson plans for teachers, to archaeological information for professional archaeologists. If you are interested in researching a specific topic, you can use the search tab or check out our topics section for possible items of interest. We hope you enjoy exploring the archaeology of Mississippi.
Mississippi Mound Trail is Here!
The Mississippi Mound Trail has arrived! With 33 marked sites, the Mound Trail offers residents and tourists numerous opportunities to explore the many Native American prehistoric monuments that dot Mississippi's landscape. The Mound Trail is a joint venture between the Mississippi Department of Archives and Histoiry, the Federal Highway Administaration, and the Mississippi Department of Transportation.