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The Indian Mound Park is a public location in Dauphin Island, Alabama. It is also commonly known as the Indian Shell Mound Park or the Shell Mound Park. It is mostly a park and a bird refuge that is also historically significant for the prehistoric Indian shell middens located in the site.

The Indian Mound Park?s site traces its history back to the Mississippian period, around 1100 to 1550. It also became known as the Massacre Island in 1699, when Pierre Le Moyne d?Iberville landed on the island and found a massive pile of human bones. However, the remains were actually from a burial mound dislodged by a hurricane.

The Indian Mound Park is currently known for its wildlife. It offers a variety of subtropical plants, and tons of migrant birds.
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