Shawnee-Minisink Archaeological Site

Shawnee-Minisink Archaeological Site (HM1MRV)

Location: Delaware Water Gap, PA 18327 Monroe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 59.734', W 75° 8.24'

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Nearly 13,000 years old, this location, near the confluence of the Delaware River and Brodhead Creek, is one of the earliest dated Native American sites in the northeastern US. Archaeological investigations uncovered hundreds of stone tools left by the early inhabitants around a series of campfires. Remains of fish and fruit provided evidence of a more diverse diet than expected for the late Ice Age.
Year Placed2010
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 488449 N 4538274
Decimal Degrees40.99556667, -75.13733333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 59.734', W 75° 8.24'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 59' 44.04" N, 75° 8' 14.4" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near State Rte 2028, Delaware Water Gap PA 18327, US
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