Prehistoric, Historic and Architectural Resources Along the Proposed Channel of West Fire Prairie Creek, Jackson County, Missouri

Little Blue River Map

Publication: US Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District.

Author: Kenneth Brown, Byron Dixon, and Susan Richards

Date of Publication: 1979

PDF File: Brown-et-al.-Prehistoric-Historic-and-Architectural-Resources-.pdf


Descriptions of archaeological materials recovered from surface collections and test excavations at site 23JA85 are presented. Based on the results of manually excavated test pits and soiI phosphate analyses, it was determined that 23JA85 Iles within the construction Iimits of the rechanneling of the Little Blue River. Finally, recommendations for the preservation of archaeological, architectural, and historic resources are presented, as we11 as recommendation’s for nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.