Green Mound, Volusia County, FL 2007

Live oaks grow on the mound


Missing here are human music and motion. Some of these mound sites—former hubs—must now be among the quietest places in Florida.

Standing at isolated Green Mound on the Atlantic coast, I occasionally hear the wind, a bird, or a distant machine. We’re clear of the bland static people emit with their presence. So still, it’s…spooky.

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