Red Ghost Cave Archeological District
|Nearest city||Kenton, Oklahoma|
|Area||10 acres (4.0 ha)|
|NRHP reference #||78002224|
|Added to NRHP||November 15, 1978|
The Red Ghost Cave Archeological District in Cimarron County, Oklahoma near Kenton is a 10-acre (4.0 ha) archeological site that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. It includes a prehistoric camp among three contributing sites in the district, and includes what has also been known as Ci-39 and Ci-68.
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.
Kenton is a census designated place (CDP) in Cimarron County, Oklahoma, United States. From Kenton, it is approximately 155 miles (249 km) south to Amarillo, Texas, 237 miles (381 km) northwest to Colorado Springs, Colorado, 306 miles (492 km) northwest to Denver, Colorado, 314 miles (505 km) southwest to Albuquerque, New Mexico, and 361 miles (581 km) southeast to Oklahoma City, the nearest major population centers.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred preserving the property.
In particular it includes "three caves associated with prehistoric aboriginal occupations" and also prehistoric petroglyphs and historic era graffiti.
Graffiti is writing or drawings made on a wall or other surface, usually without permission and within public view. Graffiti ranges from simple written words to elaborate wall paintings, and it has existed since ancient times, with examples dating back to ancient Egypt, ancient Greece, and the Roman Empire.
This is a list of properties and historic districts in Missouri on the National Register of Historic Places. There are NRHP listings in all of Missouri's 114 counties and the one independent city of St. Louis.
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The Broad Creek Soapstone Quarries, also known as Orr Prehistoric Steatite Quarry Archeological Site, is an archeological site located near Dublin, just south of Whiteford, Harford County, Maryland. The site includes evidence of the manufacture of vessels from boulders instead of from bedrock. This activity dated from 1700 to 1000 B.C.
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The Triangulation Point Draw Site is an archeological site in Uinta County, Wyoming. The camp was occupied by Native Americans from both the Great Basin and the northwestern Plains during the Late Prehistoric period. Surface artifacts found at the site include chipped stone points and tools, ground stone tools, fire locations and organic stains. Buried artifacts include fire rings and habitation-related disturbances. Projectile points at the site include Plains side-notched, Rose Spring corner-notched and Late Prehistoric corner-notched points, as well as a Late Prehistoric small corner-notched point similar to those found in Mummy Cave, more than 200 miles (320 km) to the north.
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Big Sioux Prehistoric Prairie Procurement System Archaeological District is a discontiguous historic district of 30 sites located along 15 miles (24 km) of river terraces and blufftops in Lyon County, Iowa. The sites are both large and small in size and they "contain a representative sample of the best preserved elements of a hunting and gathering system" of the native peoples who inhabited the northwest Iowa plains from 10,000 to 200 years ago. They include late base camps, deeply-buried early Archaic camps, and procurement sites from all time periods in the Pre-Columbian era. The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.
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The Southwest Missouri Prehistoric Rock Shelter and Cave Sites Discontiguous Archeological District is a historic district spread out over discontiguous sites in four Missouri counties. It includes 20 contributing sites. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.
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