Hester Site

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Hester Site
Nearest city Amory, Mississippi
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 75001051
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 5, 1975[1]
Designated NHL January 3, 2001[2]

Hester Site, with two components known as Hester-Standifer Creek Site (22 MO 569) and Beachum-Harrison Site (22 MO 1011), is an archaeological site in Monroe County, Mississippi. It is a multicomponent site whose major occupation took place during the Archaic period with artifacts dating from 9000-8000 BCE, and other occupations during the Woodland and Mississippian periods.[3]

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 2001.[2][4]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Hester Site". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-10-21. 
  3. ^ "National Historic Landmark Nomination : Hester Site". Retrieved 2011-10-31. 
  4. ^ Mark R. Barnes (December 8, 1999). National Historic Landmark Nomination: Hester Site PDF (236 KB). National Park Service.  and Accompanying photos, from 1974 and undated. PDF (639 KB)

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