Literature Search and Analysis for Cultural Resources at Rock River Valley, Illinois

Rock River

Publication: Midwestern Archaeological Research Center

Author: Floyd Mansberger & Roger Coleman

Date of Publication: 1982

PDF File: illi.pdf

Copyright Info: Public Release


This report contains the results of a literature search of published and archival sources relevant to the Lower Rock River Valley in Rock Island, Henry, and Whiteside Counties, Illinois. A total of 611 locations of cultural interest were identified including 121 previously recorded or collector identified prehistoric sites and 490 historic sites that were identified through documentary research. Funding and time constraints prevented field verification of all the data but it is sufficiently accurate for sue in modelling settlement preferences and behaviors.