Bat Cave site

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Bat Cave site (34CI69)
Nearest city Kenton, Oklahoma
Area3 acres (1.2 ha)
NRHP reference No. 78002223 [1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 1, 1978 [2]

The Bat Cave site (34CI69), near Kenton, Cimarron County, Oklahoma, is a 3-acre (1.2 ha) archeological site that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. It was listed on the National Register for its potential to yield information in the future. [1]

Its address is restricted. [2] According to an Oklahoma state website, it is an "intact cave dwelling site"; it is apparently the location of precontact activity during the transition period between hunter/gatherers and a horticulturist/subsistence people. [3] The ancient campsite is under water. [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. 1 2 "Oklahoma's National Register Handbook". Oklahoma Historical Society. Retrieved 9 December 2018.
  3. "Bat Cave Archeological Site". Oklahoma. Archived from the original on 2012-07-17.
  4. "National Register of Historic Places". American Dreams. Retrieved 9 December 2018.