Bull Thistle Cave Archaeological Site
Bull Thistle Cave Archaeological Site (44TZ92)
|Nearest city||Tazewell, Virginia|
|Area||less than one acre|
|NRHP Reference #||87001531|
|Added to NRHP||September 10, 1987|
|Designated VLR||March 17, 1987|
The Bull Thistle Cave Archaeological Site is an archaeological site on the National Register of Historic Places, located in Tazewell County, Virginia. It is a vertical shaft pit burial cave. The distribution of the skeletal remains indicates that bodies were either thrown or lowered into the cave. On the surface of cave floor researchers discovered 91 bodies.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
- "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
- Michael B. Barber and David A. Hubbard, Jr.-Overview of the Use of Caves in Virginia: A 10,500 Year History. Journal of Cave and Karst Studies 59(3): 132-136.
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