McMeekin Rock Shelter

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McMeekin Rock Shelter
Nearest city Winnsboro, South Carolina
Area less than one acre
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 74001854[1]
Added to NRHP August 23, 1974

McMeekin Rock Shelter is a historic archaeological site located near Winnsboro, Fairfield County, South Carolina. The McMeekin Rock Shelter is formed by a granite outcrop of the south bank of a small tributary drainage of Frees Creek. The overhang of the outcrop is roughly one meter above present ground surface and shelters about 10 square meters of surface area. It is believed that a number of short-term occupations occurred at the site from ca. A.D. 1200 to ca. A.D. 1400.[2][3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Robert L. Stevenson and George Teague (April 1974). "McMeekin Rock Shelter" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "McMeekin Rock Shelter, Fairfield County (Restricted Site)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 5 July 2012.