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McKean Archeological Site (48CK7)
|Location||Within the Keyhole Reservoir|
|Nearest city||Moorcroft, Wyoming|
|Area||45 acres (18 ha)|
|NRHP reference No.||91000326|
|Added to NRHP||April 1, 1991|
The McKean Site is an archaeological site in Crook County, Wyoming, United States. A premier site of the Great Plains hunting cultures, it is the namesake of the "McKean Complex." Two significant contemporary sites of the same culture are Signal Butte in Nebraska and the LoDaisKa Site in Colorado.
In 1991, the McKean Site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
- Mulloy, W.T. 1953. A Preliminary Historical Outline for the Northwestern Plains. Chicago: Ill. University of Chicago.
- Smithsonian Institution, and R.P. Wheeler. 1951. Appraisal of the Archeological and Paleontological Resources of the Keyhole Reservoir, Crook County, Wyoming. Washington, D.C.: The Smithsonian Institution.
- Wheeler, R.P. 1995. Archeological Investigations in Three Reservoir Areas in South Dakota and Wyoming. Lincoln, Neb.: J & L Reprint Co.
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