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<p>The Whittlesey culture is a Late Prehistoric group that occupied portions of northeastern Ohio. It is distinguished from other Late Prehistoric societies mainly by distinctive kinds of pottery. Many Whittlesey communities were located on plateaus overlooking stream valleys or the shores of Lake Erie. The villages often were surrounded with a pallisade or a ditch, suggesting a need for defense.</p>
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<p>The Whittlesey culture is a Late Prehistoric group that occupied portions of northeastern Ohio. It is distinguished from other Late Prehistoric societies mainly by distinctive kinds of pottery. Many Whittlesey communities were located on plateaus overlooking stream valleys or the shores of Lake Erie. The villages often were surrounded with a pallisade or a ditch, suggesting a need for defense.</p>  
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<p>The Whittlesey culture is named for Charles Whittlesey, a 19th century geologist and archaeologist who was a founder of the Western Reserve Historical Society.</p>
 
<p>The Whittlesey culture is named for Charles Whittlesey, a 19th century geologist and archaeologist who was a founder of the Western Reserve Historical Society.</p>
 
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==References==
 
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#Whittlesey, Charles. &quot;Descriptions of Ancient Works in Ohio.&quot; <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge</em> 3 (1850).
 
#Lepper, Bradley T. <em>Ohio Archaeology: An Illustrated Chronicle of Ohio's Ancient American Indian Cultures.</em> Wilmington, Ohio, Orange Frazer Press, 2005.&nbsp;
 
#Lepper, Bradley T. <em>Ohio Archaeology: An Illustrated Chronicle of Ohio's Ancient American Indian Cultures.</em> Wilmington, Ohio, Orange Frazer Press, 2005.&nbsp;
#Whittlesey, Charles. &quot;Descriptions of Ancient Works in Ohio.&quot; <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge</em> 3 (1850).
 
 
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Revision as of 14:38, 23 May 2013

A.D. 1000 to 1600

The Whittlesey culture is a Late Prehistoric group that occupied portions of northeastern Ohio. It is distinguished from other Late Prehistoric societies mainly by distinctive kinds of pottery. Many Whittlesey communities were located on plateaus overlooking stream valleys or the shores of Lake Erie. The villages often were surrounded with a pallisade or a ditch, suggesting a need for defense.

The Whittlesey culture is named for Charles Whittlesey, a 19th century geologist and archaeologist who was a founder of the Western Reserve Historical Society.

See Also

References

  1. Whittlesey, Charles. "Descriptions of Ancient Works in Ohio." Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 3 (1850).
  2. Lepper, Bradley T. Ohio Archaeology: An Illustrated Chronicle of Ohio's Ancient American Indian Cultures. Wilmington, Ohio, Orange Frazer Press, 2005.