Babcock Mounds, 23PL


Two mounds at the Babcock Site were documented by Waldo Wedel. Both mounds had been unscientifically excavated. Restoration of pottery sherds from the site indicate both Middle Woodland and Late Woodland forms.


Shippee, J. Mett
1967 Archaeological Remains in the Area of Kansas City: The Woodland Period, Early, Middle, and Late.
Missouri Archaeological Society Research Series 5.

Wedel, Waldo R.
1943 Archaeological Investigations in Platte and Clay Counties, Mo. U. S. National Museum Bulletin 183.
1959 An Introduction to Kansas Archaeology. Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 174.


Special thanks to Laura Ginn for scanning with some of the images from Waldo Wedel's report for inclusion in this webpage as part of her honor's project for Anthropology 101.


Webpage constructed by Michael Fuller, 1 January 2008