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buddies guide you through the site and provide interesting historical anecdotes for you to chew on. As we visited the many buildings, including the “dog trot cabin” they have exhibited, “Harold” joined the tour as Bill’s side-kick. Both guys are local, even attending the same church, and they are fun to listen to and learn local history from. They surely know their cotton. Toltec Mounds are located on AK 368 off of US 165. (All of this stuff is close together, as planned!) The complex, located on the banks of Mound Lake contains 18 mounds. Some are flattopped and some are not, the former having possibly had structures upon them sometime in the past. These mounds, a National Historic Landmark, were occupied from

Scott Plantation Settlement Photo Credit: John Fifer

As we continued our journey north on US 65 we took a side trip to Sheridan and the Grant County Museum. We’ve not toured many county museums, but this is definitely a fine example of what one should be like. The local population can be proud of it, its contents, and its Heritage Square site with several historic buildings. It is a little tight on parking for larger rigs, but we were able, after a fashion, to turn around with our 5th wheel, albeit somewhat using the yard!

Scott Plantation Settlement Photo Credit: John Fifer

After spending the night in Sheridan, it was up the road a piece, then down US 165 to the town of Scott and the Scott Plantation Settlement. This settlement depicts early farming and its methods. If you are lucky you’ll have “Bill” or one of his

about 600 to 1050 CE (AD) and were used for political, religious, and social activities, including feasting.

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