Arundel Cove Archaeological Site

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Arundel Cove Archaeological Site
LocationAddress restricted[2]
Nearest cityBaltimore, Maryland
NRHP reference #83002921[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 21, 1983

Arundel Cove Archaeological Site is an archaeological site near Baltimore in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. It is situated on the south shore of Arundel Cove, a tributary of Curtis Creek which drains into the Patapsco River. The site was discovered during routine shovel test pitting of the U.S. Coast Guard Yard at Curtis Bay in 1981. The test pits revealed that the site is small in size, extending only 20 feet north-south by 15 feet east-west. It represents the remains of a prehistoric summer camp which apparently was not repeatedly occupied. It contains a prehistoric period storage pits, with evidence of the use of galium and wild black cherry.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 15, 2008.
  2. ^ Federal and state laws and practices restrict general public access to information regarding the specific location of this resource. In some cases, this is to protect archeological sites from vandalism, while in other cases it is restricted at the request of the owner. See: Knoerl, John; Miller, Diane; Shrimpton, Rebecca H. (1990), Guidelines for Restricting Information about Historic and Prehistoric Resources, National Register Bulletin, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, OCLC 20706997.
  3. ^ "Arundel Cove Archaeological Site". Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2008-10-29.

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