Sunday, August 9, 2009

Indian Creek Indian Mound, Mt Gilead

New Archaeological Discoveries at Town Creek Indian Mound Prove Humans Lived There 3,000 Years Earlier Than Historians Thought.

MT. GILEAD — Recent archaeological excavations at Town Creek Indian Mound State Historic Site have uncovered evidence that man lived at the site as far back as 13,000 years ago, some 3,000 years earlier than previously thought. Digs conducted June 22-26 uncovered a spear point thought to be the oldest artifact ever found at Town Creek, once the home of what archaeologists now call the Pee Dee people......

.....To read more of this story visit the Department of Cultural Resources Website.

1 comment:

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