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Poverty Point World Heritage Site

A prehistoric Native American site in Louisiana, famous for its massive earthen mounds and sophisticated 3,400-year-old earthworks.

Poverty Point World Heritage Site Guides

  • World Heritage Sites in North America

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    Sprawling natural parks with unique wildlife, ancient and mysterious temples, world-renown monuments, and more- the continent of North America is one with a deep history to be uncovered. Explore some of humankind's most famous mysteries and witness nature's magnificence at these UNESCO designated world heritage sites across the massive continent.