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Donovan Archaeological Site

Added by yongli on 08/24/2016 - 15:47, last changed on 11/20/2022 - 21:57
Located about twenty miles south of the South Platte River in northeast Colorado, the Donovan Archaeological Site is a Late Prehistoric bison -processing area with evidence of multiple Upper Republican occupations between about 1000 and 1300 CE. The site was later used by Dismal River hunting...

Harris Archaeological Site

Added by yongli on 05/04/2017 - 11:00, last changed on 04/16/2020 - 13:20
The Harris Archaeological Site includes an Archaic period rockshelter first occupied at least 3,500 years ago, associated rock art , and a separate historic Ute campsite along a drainage on the eastern edge of the Uncompahgre Plateau . The site is named for Bill Harris, who discovered it in 1984,...

Roberts Ranch Buffalo Jump

Added by yongli on 05/24/2017 - 16:31, last changed on 11/20/2022 - 21:49
The Roberts Ranch Buffalo Jump in northern Larimer County is a Protohistoric period (1540–1860 CE) bison kill and butchering site that dates to about 1663–84 and represents one of the southernmost bison jump sites on the Great Plains . Discovered in 1957, the site was excavated in the late 1960s by...

Roxborough State Park Archaeological District

Added by yongli on 05/19/2017 - 13:17, last changed on 04/16/2020 - 09:19
The Roxborough State Park Archaeological District contains one historic homestead and a variety of prehistoric rockshelters and campsites dating back to at least the Early Archaic period (5500–3000 BCE). It is located at the southern end of the valley between the hogback ridge and the foothills,...

Torres Cave Archaeological Site

Added by yongli on 08/25/2016 - 12:30, last changed on 10/10/2019 - 11:18
The Torres Cave Archaeological Site is a rock shelter in the wall of a canyon south of La Junta. Excavated in 1977 by the Denver chapter of the Colorado Archaeological Society , the site was probably occupied over several centuries as a seasonal Plains Woodland (350–1000 CE) hunting and foraging...
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