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Jere Shine Site

Jere Shine Site
1 MT 6
Country  USA
Region Montgomery County, Alabama
Municipality Montgomery, Alabama
Culture South Appalachian Mississippian culture
First occupied 1400 CE
Abandoned 1550 CE
Excavation and maintenance
Responsible body Private
Architectural styles

platform mound

Jere Shine Site
Area 35 acres (14.2 ha)
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 78000507[1]
Added to NRHP December 8, 1978

The Jere Shine Site ([3] The 35-acre (14.2 ha) site contains five platform mounds and numerous shell middens. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 8, 1978.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Southeastern Prehistory:Mississippian and Late Prehistoric Period".  
  3. ^ Hudson, Charles M.; Carmen Chaves Tesser (1994). The Forgotten centuries: Indians and Europeans in the American South, 1521-1704. Athens: University of Georgia Press. pp. 379–381.  

External links

  • Households and Hegemony: Early Creek Prestige Goods, Symbolic Capital, and Social Power Cameron B. Wesson
  • Mapping the Mississippian Shatter Zone: The Colonial Indian Slave Trade and Regional Instability in the American South By Robbie Franklyn Ethridge, Sheri Marie Shuck-Hall
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