Park Site (36LA96)

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Park Site 36La96
PARK SITE - 36LA96 - WEST LAMPETER TWP, LANCASTER COUNTY.jpg
Plaque in Central Park
Park Site (36LA96) is located in Pennsylvania
Park Site (36LA96)
Park Site (36LA96) is located in the US
Park Site (36LA96)
Location On a knoll in Central Park, midway between the Conestoga River and Mill Creek, West Lampeter Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°01′7.07″N 76°17′3.67″W / 40.0186306°N 76.2843528°W / 40.0186306; -76.2843528Coordinates: 40°01′7.07″N 76°17′3.67″W / 40.0186306°N 76.2843528°W / 40.0186306; -76.2843528
Area 4.4 acres (1.8 ha)
NRHP Reference # 85000698[1]
Added to NRHP April 4, 1985

The Park Site, designated 36LA96, is a historic archaeological site located in West Lampeter Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, just south of the city of Lancaster. The site was excavated and assessed in 1979. The site features a Susquehannock burial site dated to the early 18th century and European-made artifacts.[2]

In 1985, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as "Park Site 36La96".[1] A plaque is posted on the site, and several artifacts are displayed at the park's Environmental Center.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes W. Fred Kinsey (July 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Park Site 36La96" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-02-18. 
  3. ^ "Central Park". Lancaster county Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved November 15, 2012.