High Butte Effigy and Village Site
High Butte Effigy and Village Site (32ME13)
|Nearest city||Riverdale, North Dakota|
|Area||3 acres (1.2 ha)|
|NRHP reference #||78001991|
|Added to NRHP||May 22, 1978|
The High Butte Effigy and Village Site (32ME13) is an ancient Native American ceremonial site near the Garrison Dam and Riverdale, North Dakota. The site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. It is located atop a butte and includes a "turf cut turtle effigy." Items recovered from the site include 14 points, 24 body sherds, five rim sherds, and a grooved paddle.
The property is protected by the State Historical Society of North Dakota and is known as Turtle Effigy State Historic Site.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "A North Dakota summer: From wagon train to winery". The Bismarck Tribune. May 26, 2007.
- Trevor Richard Peck (2010). Light from Ancient Campfires: Archaeological Evidence for Native Lifeways. Athabasca University Press. pp. 327–328. ISBN 1897425961.
- Turtle Effigy State Historic Site - State Historical Society of North Dakota
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