List of Native American archaeological sites on the National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania facts for kids

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This is a list of Native American archaeological sites on the National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania.

Historic sites in the United States qualify to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places by passing one or more of four different criteria; Criterion D permits the inclusion of proven and potential archaeological sites. Approximately one hundred different sites in Pennsylvania are listed under this criterion, including both Native American and European sites. This list includes all properties in Pennsylvania that qualify under Criterion D due to the presence of Native American artifacts.

Sites

Landmark name Image Location County Culture Comments
1 Archeological Site 36 LY 37 Canfield Island 2.jpg Loyalsock Township: coextensive with Canfield Island
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Lycoming Multiple: Late Archaic through Susquehannock
2 Big and Little Indian Rock Petroglyphs Conestoga Township: in the Susquehanna River, south of Safe Harbor
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Lancaster Unknown
3 Book Site (36 Jul) Book Site from the road.jpg Beale Township: off Legislative Route 3019
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Juniata Clemson Island
4 Calver Island Swatara Township: in the Susquehanna River, southeast of Harrisburg
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Dauphin Multiple: Late Archaic through Early Woodland
5 Carbaugh Run Rhyolite Quarry Site (36AD30) Franklin Township: atop Snaggy Ridge, west of Carbaugh Run
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Adams Multiple: Late Archaic through Early Woodland
6 Clemson Island Prehistoric District Halifax Township: southern portion of Clemson Island in the Susquehanna River
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Dauphin Multiple: Early Archaic through Late Woodland Type site for the Clemson Island culture
7 Conestoga Town Conestoga Town overview.jpg Manor Township: junction of Safe Harbor and Indian Marker Rds., near Letort
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Lancaster Susquehannock
8 Deffenbaugh Site (36FA57) Deffenbaugh Site.jpg Nicholson Township: on a saddle between two hills, along Old Frame Rd.
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Fayette Monongahela
9 Duncan Island (36LA60,61) Martic Township: in the Susquehanna River above Holtwood
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Lancaster Archaic
10 Dykeman's Spring Dykeman's Spring Hatch House and Pond.png Shippensburg: Dykeman Rd., 0.25 miles (0.40 km) east of Pennsylvania Route 696
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Cumberland Multiple: Early Archaic through Woodland
11 Fisher Farm Site Fisher Farm Site.jpg Unionville: along U.S. Route 220, straddling a rail line
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Centre Late Woodland
12 Fisher Site (36GR21) Fisher Site fields.jpg Richhill Township: off Camp Resort Rd. along the Enlow Fork
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Greene Monongahela
13 Richard T. Foley Site (36GR52) Richard T. Foley Site with buildings.jpg Jackson Township: along Job Creek
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Greene Monongahela
14 Francis Farm Petroglyphs Site (36FA35) Perry Road toward ridgeline.jpg Jefferson Township: off Perry Road, 1 mile (1.6 km) west of the junction of Pennsylvania Routes 51 and 201
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Fayette Unknown
15 Frey-Haverstick Site (36LA6) Frey-Haverstick Site.jpg Manor Township: eastern side of the Susquehanna River at Washington Boro, north of Staman's Run
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Lancaster Multiple: Late Archaic through Susquehannock
16 Household No. 1 Site (36WM61) Household No. 1 Site, southern portion.jpg Rostraver Township: off Timms Ln.
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Westmoreland Monongahela
17 Houserville Site (36CE65) Houserville Site overview from north.jpg College Township: 1300 block of E. College Ave., east of State College
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Centre Early and Middle Archaic
18 Indian God Rock Petroglyphs Site (36VE26) Indian God Rock.jpg Rockland Township: on the eastern bank of the Allegheny River above Brandon
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Venango Unknown
19 Byrd Leibhart Site (36YO170) Gravestones at Byrd Leibhart.jpg Lower Windsor Township: Native Lands County Park
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York Susquehannock
20 Oscar Leibhart Site (36YO9) Lower Windsor Township: along the Susquehanna River, north of Klines Run
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York Susquehannock
21 Locus 7 Site Locus 7 Site.jpg Washington Township: on a bluff above Downers Run north of Fayette City, 2,000 feet (610 m) east of the Monongahela River
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Fayette Monongahela
22 Meadowcroft Rockshelter MeadowcroftRockshelter.jpg Independence Township: west of Avella
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Washington Multiple: Paleoindian through Late Woodland
23 Memorial Park Site Memorial Park Site in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania.jpg Lock Haven: on the southern bank of the Susquehanna River near the confluence of Bald Eagle Creek
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Clinton Clemson Island
24 Minisink Archeological Site Manna site cut bank 1.jpg Dingman Township: in the vicinity of Minisink Island
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Pike Multiple: Early Archaic through Shawnee
25 Murry Site Murry Site fields.jpg Manor Township: 2 miles south of Washington Boro
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Lancaster Susquehannock
26 North Warwick Historic and Archeological District Crow's Nest Visitor Center.JPG Warwick Township: Pennsylvania Route 345 and Harmonyville, Bethesda, Hopewell, Piersol, Trythall, and Northside Rds.
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Chester Multiple: Late Archaic through Late Woodland
27 Park Site 36La96 Lcaster PA C Park ballfields.jpg Lancaster: on a knoll in Central Park, midway between the Conestoga River and Mill Creek
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Lancaster Susquehannock
28 Roberts Farm Site (36LA1) Manor Township: on a knoll above the Conestoga River, just above its confluence with the Susquehanna River, near Conestoga
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Lancaster Multiple: Late Archaic through Susquehannock
29 Shawnee-Minisink Site SHAWNEE MINISINK SITE, MONROE CTY, PA.jpg Smithfield Township: confluence of Brodhead Creek and the Delaware River
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Monroe Multiple: Paleoindian through Late Archaic
30 Shenks Ferry Site (36LA2) Conestoga Township: along Grubbs Creek north of Pequea, ¾ mile above the Susquehanna River
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Lancaster Multiple: Shenks Ferry through Susquehannock Type site for the Shenks Ferry culture
31 Shoop Site (36DA20) Jackson Township: east of Enders
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Dauphin Paleoindian
32 Shultz-Funk Site (36LA7 and 36LA9) Shultz-Funk Site from west.jpg Manor Township: above the Susquehanna River near Washington Boro, immediately south of Witmer's Run
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Lancaster Late Woodland
33 Site 36BD90 Reconstructed building in Old Bedford Village.jpg Bedford Township: on the grounds of Bedford Village
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Bedford Monongahela
34 Sommerheim Park Archaeological District Sommerheim Park Archaeological District Apr 13.jpg Millcreek Township: on bluffs above Sommerheim Dr. and Presque Isle Bay
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Erie Multiple: Early Archaic through Middle Woodland
35 Squirrel Hill Site Squirrel Hill Site.jpg St. Clair Township: west of New Florence near the banks of the Conemaugh River
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Westmoreland Monongahela
36 Strickler Site Strickler Site from River Road.jpg Manor Township: ¾ mile north of Creswell Station, and 1 mile south of Washington Boro
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Lancaster Susquehannock
37 Sugar Grove Petroglyph Site (36GR5) Sugar Grove Petroglyphs.jpg Monongahela Township: off Pennsylvania Route 88, 0.7 miles (1.1 km) northwest of its bridge over Whiteley Creek
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Greene Unknown
38 Tudek Site Tudek Site.jpg College Township: along Orchard Rd., northeast of State College
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Centre Early and Middle Archaic

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