List of Native American archaeological sites on the National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania

List of Native American archaeological sites on the National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania

This is a list of Native American archaeological sites on the National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania.

Historic sites in the United States qualify to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places by passing one or more of four different criteria; Criterion D permits the inclusion of proven and potential archaeological sites.[1] Approximately one hundred different sites in Pennsylvania are listed under this criterion, including both Native American and European sites.[2] This list includes all properties in Pennsylvania that qualify under Criterion D due to the presence of Native American artifacts.


Sites

[3] Landmark name Image Location County Culture Comments
1 Archeological Site 36 LY 37[4] Loyalsock Township: coextensive with Canfield Island
Lycoming Multiple: Late Archaic through Susquehannock
2 Big and Little Indian Rock Petroglyphs[5] Conestoga Township: in the Susquehanna River, south of Safe Harbor
Lancaster Unknown
3 Book Site (36 Jul)[6] Beale Township: off Legislative Route 3019
Juniata Clemson Island
4 Calver Island[7] Swatara Township: in the Susquehanna River, southeast of Harrisburg
Dauphin Multiple: Late Archaic through Early Woodland
5 Carbaugh Run Rhyolite Quarry Site (36AD30)[8] Franklin Township: atop Snaggy Ridge, west of Carbaugh Run
Adams Multiple: Late Archaic through Early Woodland
6 Clemson Island Prehistoric District[9] Halifax Township: southern portion of Clemson Island in the Susquehanna River
Dauphin Multiple: Early Archaic through Late Woodland Type site for the Clemson Island culture
7 Conestoga Town[10] Manor Township: junction of Safe Harbor and Indian Marker Rds., near Letort
Lancaster Susquehannock
8 Deffenbaugh Site (36FA57)[11] Nicholson Township: on a saddle between two hills, along Old Frame Rd.
Fayette Monongahela
9 Duncan Island (36LA60,61)[12] Martic Township: in the Susquehanna River above Holtwood
Lancaster Archaic
10 Dykeman's Spring[13] Shippensburg: Dykeman Rd., 0.25 miles (0.40 km) east of Pennsylvania Route 696
Cumberland Multiple: Early Archaic through Woodland
11 Fisher Farm Site[14] Unionville: along U.S. Route 220, straddling a rail line
Centre Late Woodland
12 Fisher Site (36GR21)[15] Richhill Township: off Camp Resort Rd. along the Enlow Fork
Greene Monongahela
13 Richard T. Foley Site (36GR52)[16] Jackson Township: along Job Creek
Greene Monongahela
14 Francis Farm Petroglyphs Site (36FA35)[17][18] Jefferson Township: off Perry Road, 1 mile (1.6 km) west of the junction of Pennsylvania Routes 51 and 201
Fayette Unknown
15 Frey-Haverstick Site (36LA6)[19] Manor Township: eastern side of the Susquehanna River at Washington Boro, north of Staman's Run
Lancaster Multiple: Late Archaic through Susquehannock
16 Household No. 1 Site (36WM61)[20] Rostraver Township: off Timms Ln.
Westmoreland Monongahela
17 Houserville Site (36CE65)[21] College Township: 1300 block of E. College Ave., east of State College
Centre Early and Middle Archaic
18 Indian God Rock Petroglyphs Site (36VE26)[22] Rockland Township: on the eastern bank of the Allegheny River above Brandon
Venango Unknown
19 Byrd Leibhart Site (36YO170)[23] Lower Windsor Township: Native Lands County Park
York Susquehannock
20 Oscar Leibhart Site (36YO9)[24] Lower Windsor Township: along the Susquehanna River, north of Klines Run
York Susquehannock
21 Locus 7 Site[25] Washington Township: on a bluff above Downers Run north of Fayette City, 2,000 feet (610 m) east of the Monongahela River
Fayette Monongahela
22 Meadowcroft Rockshelter[26] Independence Township: west of Avella
Washington Multiple: Paleoindian through Late Woodland
23 Memorial Park Site[27] Lock Haven: on the southern bank of the Susquehanna River near the confluence of Bald Eagle Creek
Clinton Clemson Island
24 Minisink Archeological Site[28] Dingman Township: in the vicinity of Minisink Island
Pike Multiple: Early Archaic through Shawnee
25 Murry Site[29] Manor Township: 2 miles south of Washington Boro
Lancaster Susquehannock
26 North Warwick Historic and Archeological District[30] Warwick Township: Pennsylvania Route 345 and Harmonyville, Bethesda, Hopewell, Piersol, Trythall, and Northside Rds.
Chester Multiple: Late Archaic through Late Woodland
27 Park Site 36La96[31] Lancaster: on a knoll in Central Park, midway between the Conestoga River and Mill Creek
Lancaster Susquehannock
28 Roberts Farm Site (36LA1)[32] Manor Township: on a knoll above the Conestoga River, just above its confluence with the Susquehanna River, near Conestoga
Lancaster Multiple: Late Archaic through Susquehannock
29 Shawnee-Minisink Site[33] Smithfield Township: confluence of Brodhead Creek and the Delaware River
Monroe Multiple: Paleoindian through Late Archaic
30 Shenks Ferry Site (36LA2)[34] Conestoga Township: along Grubbs Creek north of Pequea, ¾ mile above the Susquehanna River
Lancaster Multiple: Shenks Ferry through Susquehannock Type site for the Shenks Ferry culture
31 Shoop Site (36DA20)[35] Jackson Township: east of Enders
Dauphin Paleoindian
32 Shultz-Funk Site (36LA7 and 36LA9)[36] Manor Township: above the Susquehanna River near Washington Boro, immediately south of Witmer's Run
Lancaster Late Woodland
33 Site 36BD90[37] Bedford Township: on the grounds of Bedford Village
Bedford Monongahela
34 Sommerheim Park Archaeological District[38] Millcreek Township: on bluffs above Sommerheim Dr. and Presque Isle Bay
Erie Multiple: Early Archaic through Middle Woodland
35 Squirrel Hill Site[39] St. Clair Township: west of New Florence near the banks of the Conemaugh River
Westmoreland Monongahela
36 Strickler Site[40] Manor Township: ¾ mile north of Creswell Station, and 1 mile south of Washington Boro
Lancaster Susquehannock
37 Sugar Grove Petroglyph Site (36GR5)[41][18] Monongahela Township: off Pennsylvania Route 88, 0.7 miles (1.1 km) northwest of its bridge over Whiteley Creek
Greene Unknown
38 Tudek Site[42] College Township: along Orchard Rd., northeast of State College
Centre Early and Middle Archaic

See also

References

  1. ^ National Register of Historic Places Fact Sheet, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Accessed 2010-02-19.
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  3. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words.
  4. ^ Stevenson, Christopher M., and Conran A. Hay. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Archeological Site 36 LY 37. National Park Service, 1981-01-20.
  5. ^ Kent, Barry C., and Susan M. Zacher. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Big and Little Indian Rock Petroglyphs. National Park Service, 1976-11-08.
  6. ^ Beckerman, Ira C. National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination Form: Book Site (36 Jul). National Park Service, 1980-08-08.
  7. ^ Miller, Patricia. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Calver Island. National Park Service, 2006-06-27.
  8. ^ Beckerman, Ira. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Carbaugh Run Rhyolite Quarry Site (36AD30). National Park Service, 1981.
  9. ^ Beckerman, Ira C. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Clemson Island Prehistoric District. National Park Service, n.d.
  10. ^ Smith, Ira F., III, and Barry C. Kent. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Conestoga Town. National Park Service, 1972-10-31.
  11. ^ George, Richard L. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Deffenbaugh Site (36FA57). National Park Service, 1981-07-31.
  12. ^ Kinsey, W. Fred. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Duncan Island (36LA60,61). National Park Service, July 1982.
  13. ^ Parshall, Earl. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Dykeman's Spring. National Park Service, 1998-11-28. Accessed 2010-02-17.
  14. ^ Stevenson, Christopher M., and Conran Hay. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Fisher Farm Site. National Park Service, 1980-06-05.
  15. ^ Michael, Ronald L. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Fisher Site (36GR21). National Park Service, 1981-01-15.
  16. ^ Herbstritt, James T. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Richard T. Foley Site (36GR52). National Park Service, 1982-11-05.
  17. ^ Herbstritt, James T. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Francis Farm Petroglyphs Site. National Park Service, 1980-07-22.
  18. ^ a b Swauger, James L. Rock Art of the Upper Ohio Valley. Graz: Akademische Druck und Verlagsanstalt, 1974, 115.
  19. ^ Beckerman, Ira C. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Frey-Haverstick Site (36LA6). National Park Service, 1980.
  20. ^ George, Richard L. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Household No. 1 Site (36WM61). National Park Service, 1981-04-30.
  21. ^ Stevenson, Christopher M., and Conran Hay. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Houserville Site (36CE65). National Park Service, 1980-10-15.
  22. ^ Cowin, Verna L. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Indian God Rock Petroglyphs Site (36VE26). National Park Service, 1982-04-15.
  23. ^ Native Americans to Celebrate Saving Susquehannock Village Sites, Susquehanna Greenway Heritage Area, 2009. Accessed 2010-02-17.
  24. ^ Beckerman, Ira C. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Oscar Leibhart Site (36YO9). National Park Service, n.d.
  25. ^ Michael, Ronald L. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Locus 7 Site. National Park Service, 1979-07-16.
  26. ^ Tuttle, Donald L. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Meadowcroft Rockshelter. National Park Service, n.d. Accessed 2010-02-17.
  27. ^ Stevenson, Christopher M., and Conran A. Hay. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Memorial Park Site. National Park Service, 1981-09-01.
  28. ^ National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Minisink Archeological Site. National Park Service, n.d.
  29. ^ Beckerman, Ira C. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Murry Site. National Park Service, n.d.
  30. ^ Cremers, Estelle. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: North Warwick Historic and Archeological District. National Park Service, 1994-05-10.
  31. ^ Kinsey, W. Fred. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Park Site 36La96. National Park Service, July 1982.
  32. ^ Beckerman, Ira C. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Roberts Farm Site (36LA1). National Park Service, 1986.
  33. ^ Shawnee Minisink Site, American University Department of Anthropology, n.d. Accessed 2010-02-17.
  34. ^ Beckerman, Ira C. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Shenks Ferry Site (36LA2). National Park Service, n.d.
  35. ^ Beckerman, Ira C. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Shoop Site (36DA20). National Park Service, 1980.
  36. ^ Beckerman, Ira C. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Shultz-Funk Site (36LA7 and 36LA9). National Park Service, 1980-09-04.
  37. ^ Beckerman, Ira. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Site 36BD90. National Park Service, n.d.
  38. ^ Johnson, William C. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Sommerheim Park Archaeological District. National Park Service, 1981-06-29.
  39. ^ Dragoo, Don W. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Squirrel Hill Site. National Park Service, 1977-04-19.
  40. ^ Smith, Ira F., III. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Strickler Site. National Park Service, 1972-10-31.
  41. ^ Herbstritt, James T. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Sugar Grove Petroglyph Site (36GR5). National Park Service, 1980-07-22.
  42. ^ Stevenson, Christopher M., and Conran Hay. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Tudek Site. National Park Service, 1980-10-10.

External links

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