pictured is a small burial mound at the madira-bickel archeological site. it is believed that this was inhabited by native amerians over 2,000 years ago.
this small state archeological site is located in a residental area of terra ceia. the site is named after karl and madira bickel who donated the site to the state of florida in 1948. at the park is a 20 foot high ceremonial mound and a small burial mound. this site is believed to be first inhabited by native americans 2,000 years ago. an interesting site to visit when traveling on US 19 between saint petersburg and bradenton.