Jefferson's Mound Archaeological Site is a Virginia Indian burial mound located near the Rivanna River, north of Charlottesville in Albemarle County, although its
exact location is unknown. In 1784, Thomas Jefferson directed the excavation of the mound, one of a cluster of
thirteen in the Piedmont, Blue Ridge Mountains, and
Shenandoah Valley. He found the
human remains of adults, children, and infants, and estimated that the mound was the
burial site of as many as a t. . .
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