Washington Boro Archaeological Sites

Washington Boro Archaeological Sites (HM3BW)

Location: Washington Boro, PA 17582 Lancaster County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 59.445', W 76° 28.163'

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This area contains one of the highest concentrations of archaeological sites in Pennsylvania. The sites range from small camps to large villages and cover 11,000 years of Native American culture. the largest villages were built by the Susquehannocks who controlled the fur trade in the region until 1675 when they were overcome by warfare and disease. Archaeology here has shaped our understanding of Native American lifeways.
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HM NumberHM3BW
Year Placed2007
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 1:34pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 374554 N 4427764
Decimal Degrees39.99075000, -76.46938333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 59.445', W 76° 28.163'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 59' 26.70" N, 76° 28' 9.78" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2007-2099 Water St, Washington Boro PA 17582, US
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