Bull Thistle Cave Archaeological Site

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Bull Thistle Cave Archaeological Site (44TZ92)
Nearest city Tazewell, Virginia
Area less than one acre
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 87001531[1]
VLR # 092-0022
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 10, 1987
Designated VLR March 17, 1987[2]

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.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.[1]

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