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Excavations at the Baxter Lake Site

CRA working to excavate Block A at the Baxter Lake site.

CRA working to excavate Block A at the Baxter Lake site.

by Andrew Bradbury, Principal Investigator

Today I would like to present some information that we learned as a result of our excavations at the Baxter Lake site . The site was one of many sites that CRA investigated during the AOS project. A summary of the Baxter Lake excavations can be found on the MoDOT website at: http://www.modot.org/ehp/AOS_Volume4.htm. Analysis of the recovered materials indicated that the site was occupied during the Early Archaic (circa 7500 BC based on the recovered diagnostic hafted bifaces). Continue reading