Video: LSU Campus Mounds a Subject of Mystery and Marvel for Generations

January 01, 2023


Older than the pyramids in Egypt, the earthen mounds on LSU's campus are architectural remnants from an ancient civilization that inhabited the area thousands of years ago.

Among the oldest of the known mounds in the Americas, the LSU Campus Mounds are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The two mounds, each nearly 20 feet tall, are among the most accessible and viewed mounds in Louisiana. 

LEARN ABOUT THE MOUNDS and LSU's Efforts to Protect and Preserve Them