A Visit to the Ancient Native American Mound Site at Etowah, Georgia Georgia mound site is spectacular, but the marble statues steal the show The magnificent mound site at Etowah, in NW Georgia at Cartersville, was occupied by prehistoric people from about 1,000 – 1,550 AD. It was occupied by potentially several thousand people of the Mississippian culture, which predated the ascendance of more modern Native American tribes like the Cherokee. The Etowahans were ancestors of the Muscogee Creek people (1).…