Dawson Mounds 23BO9

The Dawson Mounds Site (23BO9) was excavated and published by Gerard Fowke in the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 37. His fieldwork in 1906-7 was sponsored by the St. Louis Society of the Archaeological Institute of America.



1906 images....... ...... Click here for 2006 images................... ...... Click here for images of Pipes


....Click to see the stone tools...... ......Click here to see the Pottery



Denny, Sidney Grant
1964 Re-evalution of the Boone Focus: A Late Woodland Manifestation in Central Missouri. Unpublished MA thesis, Dept. of Anthropology at University of Missouri - Columbia.

Fowke, Gerard
1910 Antiquities of Central and Southeastern Missouri. Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 37.

Special thanks to Jeff Meyer, Associate Curator of Museum Collections, for his patient assistance in locating and documenting the Dawson Mounds artifacts in the Missouri Historical Society.


Webpage constructed 1 May 2006
Webpage updated 20 February 2007