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Paleo-Indian Site in Eastern Pennsylvania

John Witthoft

Paleo-Indian Site in Eastern Pennsylvania

An Early Hunting Culture

by John Witthoft

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Published by Persimmon Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11630092M
    ISBN 100961546212
    ISBN 109780961546212
    OCLC/WorldCa232228446


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Paleo-Indian Site in Eastern Pennsylvania: An Early Hunting Culture by John Witthoft (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Format: Paperback. The Paleo-Indian Site in Eastern Pennsyvania: An Early Hunting Culture, Reprinted from Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol.

96(4). Paperback – January 1, by John Witthoft (Author)Author: John Witthoft. : Paleo-Indian Site in Eastern Pennsylvania: An Early Hunting Culture () by John Witthoft and a great selection of similar New, Author: John Witthoft. VOL. 96, NO. 4, ] PALEO-INDIAN SITE IN EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA Several sites of a fluted point complex were apparently known in our area at least ten years ago, and we have good reason to believe that others exist.

At least five years ago I had heard rumors of a site of this type on an eastern terrace of Lake Champlain, and this site was carefully protected by a collector, William. Get this from a library. A Paleo-Indian site in eastern Pennsylvania: an early hunting culture. [John Witthoft]. Get this from a library.

Paleo-indian site in eastern pennsylvania: an early hunting culture. [John Wittholf]. Meadowcroft Rockshelter is the only site recorded in Pennsylvania from this time period and it suggests that Pennsylvania and the northeast in general were rarely occupied.

Although large herds of megafauna roamed the western Great Plains and northeasternFile Size: 93KB. The Shoop Site is the largest, and most researched Paleo Indian site in Pa., and those researching the site are still looking for answers, especially why it was spread out over acres.

Where did these people come from, and what happened to them. The Shoop site (36Da20) was one of the first Paleoindian sites reported in the East and it seemed to support the “big game hunting” hypothesis.

This site is located in upper Dauphin County, nine miles east of the Susquehanna River. It is the largest Paleoindian site in Pennsylvania and one of the largest in the eastern United : PA Archaeology. Meadowcroft Rockshelter is an archaeological site located near Avella in Jefferson Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States.

The site is a rock shelter in a bluff overlooking Cross Creek (a tributary of the Ohio River), and contains evidence that the area may have been continually inhabited for more t years.

If accurately dated, the site would be the earliest known Location: Jefferson Township, Washington County. The best known Paleo-Indian culture is that of the fluted-point hunters (see Clovis culture and Folsom culture), found throughout much of North America and dating to c,– BC; they were specialized big-game hunters adapted to an open, temperate, terrestrial environment.

For many years, most authorities believed these fluted-point. Sites in Alaska (East Beringia) are where some of the earliest evidence has been found of Paleo-Indians, followed by archaeological sites in northern British Columbia, western Alberta and the Old Crow Flats region in the Yukon.

The Paleo-Indian would eventually flourish all over the Americas. Paleo-Indians. Chapter (PDF Book. Thedford II: A Paleo-Indian Site in the Ausable River Watershed of Southwestern Ontario. Early Paleo-Indian manifestation in the eastern Great Lakes area. Arrowhead Hunting find indian camps become an expert artifact hunter free online guide.

page book Arrowhead Adventures by William Bauer, indian artifact hunter. Types of Paleo-Indian Sites The Paleo-Indian artifact study allowed separation of the sites into: kill sites, lowland waterside camps, upland camps, and trail camps. Of the Paleo-Indian artifacts presently known for western Pennsylvania, were single finds not in association with other Paleo-Indian material.

Of the projectile points in. The most famous Paleo-Indian archaeological site in Pennsylvania, the Meadowcroft Rockshelter, shows evidence of human occupation possibly as early as 16, years ago, meaning it may be the earliest documented site of human occupation in North America. Paleo-Indians encamped at similar natural rock shelters elsewhere in Pennsylvania, hunting turkey, white-tailed deer, elk, and other prey.

The above picture is of a Paleo-Indian Medicine Wheel. This Medicine Wheel is at an elevation of roug00 feet in the Bighorn Mountains between Lovel and Dayton, Wyoming. The Spiritual offerings tied to the fence are from local Indian Tribes.

Pennsylvania Mississippi South Carolina Tennessee. More info Paleoindian Site Dates. SE Radiocarbon Dates. Got Data. Click here to learn how to contribute your data to the project. Cite Learn how to properly cite the maps and the data found on this site and other questions here.

The most important excavated N.C. site yield­ing Paleo-Indian components is the Hardaway Site (ST-4) on the west bank of the Yadkin River near the town of Badin in Stanly Coun­ty, N.C. The Hardaway site investigations formed the basis of Paleo-Indian and Early Ar­chaic sequences for the Carolina Piedmont as defined by Joffre L.

Coe (). The Clovis points, approximately 2 _- to 5-inch long, lanceolate-shaped, with a concave base and partially grooved, or "fluted," sides, were first discovered, in association with Ice Age animals, at the famous Paleo-Indian Blackwater Draw site in eastern New Mexico, a few miles south of the city of Clovis.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Paleo-Indian. Map by the Robert S. Peabody Museum NEPONSET: Profile of a Middle Paleo Indian Site SOURCES Carty, Frederick M.

and Arthur E. Spiess "The Neponset Paleolndian Site in Massachusetts," Archaeology of Eastern North America Ritchie, Duncan "New Neponset Valley Relief Sewer System Data Recovery Program for Locus D of the Neponset.

True Ancient American Artifacts. All artifacts found at a single ancient settlement. All of the artifacts presented on this website are from a single ancient settlement. We will present the stone tools, the works of art, the crude implements, rough sculptures, problematical artifacts and everything from the site that appears to have been made.

The Quad Site,An Alabama Paleo-Indian Site: The Quad Site,An Alabama Paleo-Indian Site Inthe Quad Site was discovered as a group of smaller sites along the Tennessee River that all shared similar characteristics Based on projectile points and animal bones, this area was inhabited in late summer to early fall--peak hunting time Lithic tools are often one of the few types of artifacts.

The Boney Paleo Indian Camp site was ideally situated (as are all major sites) from the ecological standpoint of Early Man. (1) It was located at a good elevated sandy terrace adjacent to one of the many swampy tributaries of the Meherrin River.

proudly supports each State’s Archeological Society. Please click on your state below and support Archeology and the growing hobby of collecting prehistoric artifacts.

Show your support for preserving your state’s cultural heritage and JOIN NOW. Chronological sequence of Paleoindian points for eastern New York and the New England-Maritimes, 13, years before present.

To help contribute to. A Clovis Quarry Workshop in the Callahan Divide: the Yellow Hawk site, Taylor County, Texas. Plains Anthropologist, # part 1, May, pp.

The University of Tennessee Department of Anthropology Knoxville Tennessee Telephone   This week’s Pennsylvania Treasure is the fluted projectile point collection from the Shoop archaeological site in Dauphin County.

These artifacts, some of the oldest in the collections kept by The State Museum’s Section of Archaeology, hail from a site that made a significant contribution to our understanding of past cultural behavior in the Eastern United States.

This book provides the first state-by-state summary of Paleoindian and Early Archaic research from the region, together with an appraisal of models developed to interpret the data. It summarizes what we know of the peoples who lived in the Southeast more than 8, years ago—when giant ice sheets covered the northern part of the continent.

Age: Late Paleo-Indian - Plano Cult - 12, Probable Usage: Knife blade. Provenance: Spoon River valley in Illinois, Knox County. From the Delores Hampton Collection near Williamsfield, IL where many of the figurines on this website were found.

Acquisition: April $19 SOLD. Periodization. See also: History of Mesoamerica (Paleo-Indian).Sites in Alaska (East Beringia) are where some of the earliest evidence has been found of Paleo-Indians, followed by archaeological sites in northern British Columbia, western Alberta and the Old Crow Flats region in the Yukon.

The Paleo-Indian would eventually flourish all over the Americas. Chert from as far away as Maine and New York and jasper from Pennsylvania have been found in Vermont. Tools made from Vermont stones have been found from Massachusetts to Maine.

Paleoindian sites that have been excavated in Ludlow and East Highgate Vermont help us understand the Paleo-indian way of life. Early (ca. B.C.), Middle (ca. B.C.), and Late (ca. B.C.). People may have been present before the Early Paleoindian subperiod, but identifiable remains have not been found in the state, and their recognition anywhere in America is still in its infancy.

Archaeologists recognize sites dating to each subperiod. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University, Reports on the salvage excavation at the Lasanen Site (20 MA 21). Cleland, Charles E.

A Preliminary Report on the Prehistoric Resources of North Manitou Island. n.p.,n.p., At least seven prehistoric sites were located in. The Lindenmeier site, a Folsom campsite in northeastern Colorado, has yielded a variety of scrapers, gravers (used to engrave bone or wood), and bone tools.

The Folsom culture is thought to have lasted from about to bc. Related Paleo-Indian cultures, such as Plano, continued to between and bc. Pre-Clovis Cultures. IN NORTH EASTERN WYOMING. THE DILTS SITE BISON KILL PALEO-INDIAN PERIOD.

by Jason LaBelle The Dilts site (48CA) is a new Paleo-Indian locale discovered in August by archaeologists working for Western Land Services out of Sheridan, Wyoming.

The only Early Paleoindian site in Iowa that has been excavated is the Rummels-Maske site (Anderson and Tiffany ). Excavated by the Office of the State Archaeologist inthe site on an upland ridge near a tributary of the Cedar River in eastern Iowa. This web site is a collection of nostalgia and regionalisms from the Anthracite Coal Region of Pennsylvania.

The region is made up of Schuylkill, Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Northumberland, and Columbia counties, and also the northernmost reaches of Dauphin county. The Coal Region owes its heritage to the varied cultures of the people who. Native American relics -- including spears and arrowheads -- often lie in areas where a tribe once lived.

In such regions, after a heavy rain, fields and creeks alike may yield arrowheads. The. Other articles where Paleo-Indian culture is discussed: Native American: Paleo-Indian cultures: Asia and North America remained connected until ab years ago.

Although most of the routes used by the Paleo-Indians are difficult to investigate because they are now under water or deeply buried or have been destroyed by erosion and other geological processes.One of the earliest, well-documented Paleo-Indian occupations in the Lake Erie region is the Paleo Crossing site in northeastern Ohio dated at ab YBP (Brose ).

This Early Paleo-Indian site is located in the Cuyahoga River valley, about 70 km south of Cleveland, Ohio and is thought to have been occupied betw From Paleo-Indian to Woodland Cultures: Virginia's Early Native Americans The first Virginians hunted elk, moose, deer, bear, bison (buffalo), wolves, perhaps even some mastodons and mammoths.

Over the l or so years, they developed or imported new tools, such as the atl-atl throwing stick and ultimately the bow-and-arrow, to accompany.