Byrd Site - 23MI53

This site was investigated by archaeologists from the University of Missouri at Columbia in response to the widespread loss of sites by landleveling in Southeast Missouri during 1967.



Wall trench style houses dating to the Mississippi Period. The postmolds and wall trenches are outlined in lime.



Wall trench style houses with associated pits. Postmolds, wall trenches, and pits are outlined in lime.




Special thanks to Candace Sall, Curation Specialist, American Archaeology Division for her assistance in researching the curated archaeological collections of the University of Missouri - Columbia. The images reproduced at this website were graciously provided by the American Archaeology Division (AAD) Museum and Missouri Archaeological Society. A warm thanks to Neathery Batsell Fuller for her advice on the content of the webpage.


Webpage constructed 14 March 2006