Accession Number : ADA245771


Title :   Archeological Test Excavations at Eight Sites in the Lake Sharpe Project Area of Hughes, Lyman, and Stanley Counties, South Dakota 1987 Main Report


Descriptive Note : Final rept. Apr 1987-Apr 1990


Corporate Author : WESTERN CULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT INC BOULDER CO


Personal Author(s) : Toom, Dennis L ; Van Ness, Margaret A ; Wheeler, Charles W ; Picha, Paul R


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a245771.pdf


Report Date : Apr 1990


Pagination or Media Count : 482


Abstract : Test excavations were conducted at eight sites on the Missouri River in central South Dakota. Six sites were evaluated as significant and eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places, including: (1) the West Bend site (39HU83), an Extended Coalescent specialized activity location (ca. A. D. 1500-1675); (2) the Antelope Dreamer site (39LM146), an Initial Middle Missouri village (ca. A.D. 1270); (3) the Windy Mounds site (3(LM149), two late Plains Woodland burial mounds (ca. A.D. 600-1000); (4) the Buzzing Yucca site (39LM166), an Extended Coalescent village (ca. A.D. 1500-1675); (5) the Ghost Lodge site (39ST120), a Post-Contact Coalescent village (ca. A.D. 1780); and (6) the Sitting Buzzard site (39ST122), a campsite or specialized activity location with Post-Contact Coalescent (ca. A.D. 1675-1780) and late Plains Woodland (ca. A.D. 600-1000) components. The Betty Bite Off site (39LM156) and the Cache site (39ST121) were not found to contain significant archeological deposits and they were evaluated as not eligible for listing on the National Register.


Descriptors :   *ARCHEOLOGY , *ARTIFACTS , *CULTURAL RESOURCES , *EXCAVATION , DEPOSITS , HISTORY , WEST(DIRECTION) , SOUTH DAKOTA , MISSOURI RIVER , MISSOURI , BENDING , SITES , VILLAGES , TEST AND EVALUATION , POSITION(LOCATION)


Subject Categories : Humanities and History


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE