Brooks River Archeological District

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Brooks River Archaeological District
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Brooks River Archeological District
Brooks River Archeological District is located in Alaska
Brooks River Archeological District
Location Katmai National Park and Preserve, Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska, United States
Nearest city King Salmon
Coordinates 58°33′N 155°47′W / 58.550°N 155.783°W / 58.550; -155.783Coordinates: 58°33′N 155°47′W / 58.550°N 155.783°W / 58.550; -155.783
Governing body National Park Service
NRHP Reference # 78000342
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 14, 1978[1]
Designated NHLD April 19, 1993[2]

Brooks River Archaeological District is an archaeological site located along a river bank and an ancient beach ridge in Katmai National Park and Preserve in the U.S. state of Alaska. It includes twenty separate settlement sites ranging from 2500BC to recent history. It has yielded a large number of Arctic Small Tool Tradition tools and artifacts.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1993.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Brooks River Archeological District". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-11-20.