Truman Road Site (23SC924)

The Truman Road site is on private land and it is not open to the public. The site was studied by the Archaeological Research Center in St. Louis ahead of the destruction of the site.


Click here to see Middle Woodland Lithics... Click here to see Middle Woodland Ceramics................... Click here to see Late Archaic artifacts............................

The features at the site included 255 Late Archaic features (3000 - 2500 BC based on seven radiocarbon analysis) and a Middle Woodland cremation pit. Two radiocarbon dates from the Middle Woodland features are AD 90 +/-60 and AD 250 +/-70.



Snyders Point dating to the Middle Woodland Period that was discovered during rescue archaeological work at the Truman Road Site by Joe Harl during 1994. Length = 56.4 mm, width = 44.3 mm, thickness =7.4 mm and weight = 16.2 grams.


Archaeological Research Center in St. Louis
2012 Excavations at Prehistoric Sites. http://arc-stl.com/prehistoric_22.html Retrieved 1 December 2012.

Harl, Joseph L.
2009 Archaic Period in East-Central Missouri in Archaic Societies: Diversity and Complexity across the Mid-Continent. State University of New York, Albany.


Thank you to Neathery Fuller (who made many of the measurements at UMSL), Joe Harl, Professor Patti Wright (UMSL), and Scott McDowell (UMSL lab assisant) for their help in the research to prepare this webpage. Special thanks to Ettus Hiatt for assistance in editing the website text.
Webpage constructed 1 December 2012
Webpage updated 15 January 2013