November 14, 2014.
Ken de la Bastide, of The Herald Bulletin, has written a short article about the possible damage the proposed Mounds Lake reservoir could do to historic sites within Mounds State Park, Indiana.
"The Anderson Mounds are listed in the National Register and represent one of the best preserved earthwork sites in Indiana, the council said in a statement. This site was a place of ceremonial and ritual significance to the Native American builders. The site contains burials from that era, and it is of immeasurable importance to recognizing the cultural heritage of central Indiana.
There are many other archaeological sites, both known and yet to be discovered, within the lake footprint including many of Native American habitations and burial sites, Delaware villages, the Moravian mission site..."
For more information,
- Our Threatened Heritage: The Mounds Reservoir Proposal
- Kevin Tungesvick, HeartoftheRiver Youtube.
- Mounds Lake Reservoir
- Map of Impact on Mounds State Park
- Heart of the River Coallition.
- Mounds State Park
- Indiana Department of Natural Resources
- Indiana Archaeology Council