Indian Village Site (Witrock Area)

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Indian Village Site (Witrock Area)
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Indian Village Site (Witrock Area) is located in Iowa
Indian Village Site (Witrock Area)
Location Left bank of Waterman Creek, east of Sutherland[1]:254
Nearest city Sutherland, Iowa
Coordinates 42°58′50″N 95°25′22″W / 42.98056°N 95.42278°W / 42.98056; -95.42278Coordinates: 42°58′50″N 95°25′22″W / 42.98056°N 95.42278°W / 42.98056; -95.42278
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 66000888
Significant dates
Added to NRHP October 15, 1966[2]
Designated NHL July 19, 1964[3]

The Indian Village Site (13OB4[1]:253) is an archaeological site near Sutherland, Iowa.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1964.[3] The National Park Service then noted:

This small Mill Creek Indian culture village is unique because it has been little disturbed since its occupation. It contained about 20 dwellings surrounded by a palisade and ditch. It dates from ca. A.D. 1000-1300. The inhabitants were semisedentary, and followed an agricultural/hunting subsistence pattern. The site is not open to the public.[3]


  1. ^ a b Vis, Robert B., and Dale R. Henning. "A Local Sequence for Mill Creek Sites in the Little Sioux River Valley". Plains Anthropologist 14.46 (1969): 253-271.
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  3. ^ a b c "Indian Village Site (Witrock Area)". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-10-10. 

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