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The First Discovery of America: Archaeological Evidence of the Early Inhabitants of the Ohio Area

Thematic Issue: Celebrating Ohio's Historical Archaeology

Edited by William S. Dancey

Ohio Archaeological Council © 1994

Out of Print

214 pages, 8.5 x 11 in., illustrated, paper

The First Discovery comprises the proceedings of the Ohio Archaeological Council conference on Paleoindian and Early Archaic Cultures in the Ohio Region, held at the Ohio Historical Society on November 20 and 21, 1992.

This illustrated, paperbound volume was edited by Professor William Dancey of the Ohio State University and includes the following papers:

  • Linda C. K. Shane – Intensity and Rate of Vegetation and Climatic Change in the Ohio Region Between 14,000 and 9,000 14C YR BP
  • H. Gregory McDonald – The Late Pleistocene Vertebrate Fauna in Ohio: Coinhabitants with Ohio's Paleoindians
  • Daniel C. Fisher, Bradley T. Lepper, and Paul E. Hooge – Evidence for the Butchery of the Burning Tree Mastodon
  • David S. Brose – Archaeological Investigations at the Paleo Crossing Site, A Paleoindian Occupation in Medina County, Ohio
  • Mark F. Seeman, Garry Summers, Elaine Dowd, and Larry Morris – Fluted Point Characteristics at Three Large Sites: The Implications for Modeling Early Paleoindian Settlement Patterns in Ohio
  • Kenneth B. Tankersley – Was Clovis a Colonizing Population in Eastern North America?
  • Curtis H. Tomak – The Paleoindian Alton Site, Perry County, Indiana
  • Janet G. Brashler, Steven J. Kite, and Nicholas Freidin – Recent Research at the St. Albans Site: 46KA27
  • Bradley T. Lepper – Locating Early Sites in the Middle Ohio Valley: Lessons from the Manning Site (33CT476)
  • Sue Ellen Kozarek, William S. Dancey, Thomas J. Minichillo, and W. Kevin Pape – Phase IV Data Recovery of an Early Holocene Lithic Cluster in North Central Ohio
  • Timothy J. Abel – An Early Archaic Habitation Structure at the Weilnau Site, North-Central Ohio
  • Kent D. Vickery and James C. Litfin – A Proposed Revision of the Classification of Midwestern Paleoindian, Early Archaic, and Middle Archaic Projectile Points

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