Mound Bottom State Archaeological Area

Mound Bottom State Archaeological Area is under the management of Harpeth River State Park.

Drone footage of Mound Bottom courtesy of Harpeth River State Park and Hawkeye Media.

 

Edwin Curtiss 1878 map of Mound Bottom, courtesy of Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard.
Edwin Curtiss 1878 map of Mound Bottom, courtesy of Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard.


View of Mound Bottom from Mace Bluff.
View of Mound Bottom from Mace Bluff.


Carved mace petroglyph at Mace Bluff overlooking Mound Bottom.
Carved mace petroglyph at Mace Bluff overlooking Mound Bottom.


1938 aerial photo of Mound Bottom (top) and Pack (bottom) sites on Harpeth River.
1938 aerial photo of Mound Bottom (top) and Pack (bottom) sites on Harpeth River.


TDOA 1974-75 Mound Bottom topo map and excavation units.
TDOA 1974-75 Mound Bottom topo map and excavation units.