Dryer site (23WN1157)

The Dryer site is a prehistoric campsite/workshop site on a low sandy ridge in a cultivated field, in Warren County. The site is situated on private property and is not open to the public.


Professor Michael Fuller standing in the center of the site. The landowner allowed me to photograph and measure a few of the diagnostic stone tools they had collected from the surface of the site. The absence of pottery and the specific shapes of the stone tools suggest that this site dates to the Late Archaic period.



Length = 68 mm, width = 31 mm, thickness = 7 mm and weight = 17.1 grams.



Length = 80 mm, width = 28 mm, thickness = 11 mm and weight = 23.8 grams.



Length = 56 mm, width = 24 mm, thickness = 7 mm, and weight = 11.1 grams.



Length = 49 mm, width = 24 mm, thickness = 8 mm and weight = 12.7 grams.



Length = 51 mm, width = 2.5 mm, thickness = 7 mm and weight = 11.0 grams.



Length = 57 mm, width = 33 mm, thickness = 12 mm, and weight = 22.8 grams. This is probably a failed preform.



Length = 63 mm, width = 27 mm, thickness = 12 mm and weight = 22.6 grams



Webpage constructed 19 May 2012

Webpage updated 22 July 2012