- Fish Farm Mounds State Preserve
name = Fish Farm Mound Group
New Albin, Iowa
July 25, 1988
refnum = 88001131
mpsub = Prehistoric Mounds of the Quad-State Region of the Upper Mississippi River Valley MPS
Fish Farm Mounds State Preserve is a three acre archaeological mound group containing Native American burials. It is located within the larger Fish Farms Mounds Wildlife area, an
Iowa-owned hunting area a few miles south of New Albin, just inland from the Upper Mississippi Riverin Allamakee County.
This prehistoric cemetery was acquired by the state in 1935 as a donation from the Fish family. It became an archaeological state preserve in 1968. It was listed on the
National Register of Historic Placesin 1988.
It is located in the
Driftless Areaof Iowa, a region which escaped being glaciated during the last ice age, near the mouth of the Upper Iowa River.
List of Registered Historic Places in Iowa
Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge
* [http://sargasso.gis.iastate.edu/preserves/preserve.asp?Preserve=26 "Fish Farm Mounds"] ,
Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Retrieved July 15, 2007
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