Buckner Site

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Buckner Site (15BB12)
Nearest city Paris, Kentucky
NRHP reference # 83002557[1]
Added to NRHP January 27, 1983

The Buckner Site (15BB12) is a Middle Fort Ancient culture (1200 to 1400 CE) archaeological site located in Bourbon County, Kentucky on Strodes Creek. It has two large circular village areas, each surrounding its own central plaza and several smaller special use areas to the north and northeast of the site.[2] The site was excavated during the 1930s by William S. Webb as salvage archaeology operations during the Great Depression.[3] It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on January 27, 1983.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-11-02. 
  2. ^ Sharp, William E. (1996). "Chapter 6:Fort Ancient Farmers". In Lewis, R. Barry. Kentucky Archaeology. University Press of Kentucky. pp. 166–168. ISBN 0-8131-1907-3. 
  3. ^ Clay, R. Berle (2002), "40 years of Kentucky archaeology or Incidents of recent archaeological history in a border state:a review", in Tushingham, Shannon; Hill, Jane; McNutt, Charles H., Histories of southeastern archaeology, University of Alabama Press, p. 164, ISBN 978-0-8173-1139-1