Neal Gate Site

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ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE
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Culture(s)  ??
Temporal Period(s) Middle Archaic Period to Late Woodland Period

Summary Details

Location: Near Scituate, Massachusetts (Approx. 42° 9' 58" N, 70° 44' 35" W)
Period: Middle Archaic Period, Late Archaic Period, Terminal Archaic Period, Middle Woodland Period to Late Woodland Period
Date Range:

Significance

  • Pre-contact Aboriginal and post-contact settler river crossing

Research History

Site Discovery

Major Finds/Insights

Current Investigations

Formation and Occupational History

  • William Vassall established a ferry here in 1637 at the location of a known 'Indian ferry' (Anthony 1979)

Material Culture

Flaked Stone

General Notes

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