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Jurgens Archaeological Site

Added by yongli on 05/19/2017 - 16:47, last changed on 05/04/2020 - 10:30
The Jurgens Archaeological Site is a Paleo-Indian period (before 6000 BCE) bison processing site that dates to about 7120 BCE and includes the remains of at least sixty-eight bison spread across three separate camps. Located about nine miles east of Greeley near the South Platte River , the site...

Olsen-Chubbuck Bison Kill Site

Added by yongli on 06/02/2017 - 14:37, last changed on 08/29/2017 - 08:04
Dating to roughly 8200 BCE, the Olsen-Chubbuck Bison Kill Site in Cheyenne County preserves evidence of a Paleo-Indian kill of more than 190 bison. The site was named for the amateur archaeologists Jerry Chubbuck and Sigurd Olsen, who discovered and partially excavated the site in 1957–58 before...
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