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Hovey Lake-Klein Archeological Site

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Subject: Caborn-Welborn culture, Mississippian culture, South Appalachian Mississippian culture, Hovey Lake Archaeological District, Lunsford-Pulcher Archeological Site
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Hovey Lake-Klein Archeological Site

Hovey Lake-Klein Archeological Site
(12 PO 10)
Caborn-Welborn culture and some of its larger sites. Hovey Lake is in the center of the red area
Hovey Lake-Klein Archeological Site (12 PO 10) is located in Indiana
Hovey Lake-Klein Archeological Site (12 PO 10)
Hovey Lake-Klein Archeological Site
(12 PO 10)
Location within Indiana
Country United States
Region Posey County, Indiana
Culture Caborn-Welborn variant of the Mississippian culture
First occupied 1400
Abandoned 1650

Hovey Lake-Klein Archeological Site (12 PO 10) is an archaeological site of the Caborn-Welborn variant of the Mississippian culture. Hovey Lake-Klein Archeological Site is located on the west bank of Hovey Lake, a backwater lake near the Ohio River close to its confluence with the Wabash River. The site was an extensive village occupation dating between 1400-1650 CE.


Buildings and grass at the site

The site is located on a terrace 3.6 km from the Ohio River adjacent to Hovey Lake, in Indiana. The site is roughly 11.8 ha.[1] There was a centrally located plaza as well as an encircling palisade with bastions.[2] Houses were typical Mississippian rectangular wall trench wattle and daub structures set in shallow basins. Many had prepared clay hearths. Located near most houses were special pits used to store maize and other dried foods. The pits were large enough to have stored enough grain to feed 7 to 12 people for a year.

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  2. ^ "Hovey Lake". Retrieved 2010-01-02. 

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