Mystery On Mound Island

Mystery on Mound Island Final Cover Art
 Something strange is happening on Mound Island!

First, Jeff heard strange stories about the island. Then, Grandpa Douglas said it might be cursed, or even haunted. Next, Jeff and his pals plan an overnight camp out on the island. What is going on there? Is it haunted? Is it cursed? Could the strange stories be true? Jeff knows he has to find out

Jeff Douglas and his pals solve another mystery when they go to Mound Island, once the home of an ancient group of Indians who built earthen mounds there. A climb up an Indian Mound, missing artifacts, a strange man, a ghostly figure, a scary night search, and a run-in with some dangerous thieves reveal the island’s amazing past and teach the kids valuable lessons about courage, self-reliance, and respect for others.

Mystery on Mound Island is the fourth book in The Bayshore Mysteries. Be sure to look for the fifth book in the series, The Ghost of Blakeley Past.

Map of Indian Mounds on Mound Island



             Houseboats Described in the Story


            Hunting Camp Described in the Story


          Entrance to Mound Island from Bottle Creek


            Walking to Mound A on Mound Island


           Climbing Up Mound A


Helpful Links

Tours to Mound Island http:

Encyclopedia of Alabama: Bottle Creek Site

Old Mobile Archaeology: Bottle Creek

 Ceramic Effigy Found on Mound Island

Wikipedia: Bottle Creek Indian Mounds

Article: An Adventure into Prehistoric Alabama

Rice Creek Landing

Tour from Rice Creek to Mound Island

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