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Agate Bluff Archaeological Site

Added by yongli on 05/03/2017 - 16:37, last changed on 08/25/2017 - 07:36
The Agate Bluff Archaeological Site is a collection of four Late Prehistoric rockshelters located in a large bluff in northwest Weld County near the Wyoming border. In 1951–52 siblings Cynthia and Henry Irwin excavated the rockshelters and determined that they had been occupied by Plains Woodland...

Donovan Archaeological Site

Added by yongli on 08/24/2016 - 15:47, last changed on 08/25/2017 - 20:18
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...

Earth Lodge

Added by yongli on 06/23/2016 - 16:33, last changed on 10/20/2017 - 09:59
An earth lodge is a distinctive type of timber-frame house built from the early 1400s to the late 1800s by a dozen different Plains Indian tribes. These massive circular structures, often encompassing 1,500 square feet or more, featured four large support posts arranged around a central fireplace...
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