Van Bibber Creek Site


Address: Open surface site on the S. bank near where the creek exits the mountains

Ancient man's living quarters unearthed. Three cultural zones representing time spans ranging from 190 B.C. through A.D. 900. History, natural setting and excavation studied in detail. Tributary (left-hand) of South Platte River. Upper reaches followed by Drew Hill Road after leaving Tucker Gulch. Colorado Gazetteer, 1906; Hayden Atlas, 1873-6, 1877.
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1965 (1980); Golden, 1939.
Sec/Town/Range: S9, T3S, R70W
Elevation: 6050
Source: Nelson, "Salvage Archaeology on Van Bibber Creek, in Southwestern Lore," 'Colorado Archaeological Society,' March 1969, pp. 85-106; James Grafton Rodgers, Colorado Place Names, 1955.
See Also: Tucker Gulch
Last Modified: Mon, December 10 2012
 


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