Bat Cave Archeological Site

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Bat Cave Archeological Site
Nearest city Kenton, Oklahoma
Area 3 acres (1.2 ha)
NRHP Reference # 78002223[1]
Added to NRHP September 1, 1978

The Bat Cave Archeological Site in Cimarron County, Oklahoma, near Kenton, is a 3-acre (1.2 ha) archeological site that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. It has also been denoted 34-Ci-69. It was listed on the National Register for its potential to yield information in the future.[1]

According to an Oklahoma state website, it is an "intact cave dwelling site"; it is apparently the location of prehistoric activity during the transition period between hunter/gatherers and a horticulturist/subsistence people.[2]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Bat Cave Archeological Site". Oklahoma. Archived from the original on 2012-07-17.