Oconto Site

Copper Culture State Park, Oconto, Wisconsin

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Description 

At this prehistoric burial ground, implements of the Old Copper Culture people, who occupied the northern Midwest about 2500 BC, have been found in association with human burials. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, January 20, 1961

National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000023
Area of significance
Archeology - Prehistoric
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
D - Information Potential
Property type
Site
Historic function
Graves/burials
Current function
Park
Periods of significance
2500-2999 BC; 2000-2499 BC