Whiteford (Price) Archeological Site

Also known as: Whiteford Site, Price Site
E of Salina, Salina, Kansas



This prehistoric village and cemetery representative of the Smoky Hill Culture which dates to about 1000-1350 AD provides a record of the early Central Plains Village period in Kansas. The unfortified village includes 12 to 15 known house sites, and the burial area contains remains of more than 140 individuals. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, July 19, 1964

National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
Area of significance
Archeology - Prehistoric
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
D - Information Potential
Property type
Historic functions
Village site; Graves/burials
Current functions
Park; Agricultural fields
Period of significance
1499-1000 AD
Significant years
1000; 1350