Cedar Breaks Archeological District

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Cedar Breaks Archeological District
Nearest city Felt, Oklahoma
Area160 acres (65 ha)
NRHP reference # 78002222 [1]
Added to NRHPOctober 10, 1978

The Cedar Breaks Archeological District, in Cimarron County, Oklahoma near Felt, is a 160-acre (65 ha) archeological site that was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1978. It includes three contributing sites denoted Ci-193, Ci-194 and Ci-195; it includes rock art and at least one camp site area. It was listed on the National Register for its potential to yield information in the future. [1]

Cimarron County, Oklahoma U.S. county in Oklahoma

Cimarron County is the westernmost county in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,475, making it the least-populous county in Oklahoma. Its county seat is Boise City.

Felt, Oklahoma Census-designated place in Oklahoma, United States

Felt is a small unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Cimarron County, Oklahoma, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 93. It was named for C.F.W. Felt of the Santa Fe Railroad. Nearby is the Cedar Breaks Archeological District. The community is served by a post office and a school.

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Within the three sites are "a series of six, well-defined stone circles with scattered lithic debris; a small cave/shelter with petroglyphs; and a cliff face with prehistoric petroglyphs and historic carvings." [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. "Cedar Breaks Archeological District". Oklahoma. Archived from the original on 2010-06-22.