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Early and Middle Woodland Landscapes of the Southeast$
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Alice P. Wright and Edward R. Henry

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780813044606

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813044606.001.0001

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Winchester Farm

Winchester Farm

A Small Adena Enclosure in Central Kentucky

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(p.91) 6 Winchester Farm
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Early and Middle Woodland Landscapes of the Southeast
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Richard W. Jefferies

George R. Milner

Edward R. Henry

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813044606.003.0006

Geophysical techniques were used to collect data on a poorly understood Adena earthwork. The Winchester Farm Earthwork, part of the well-known Elkhorn Creek Complex in central Kentucky, is barely discernible today. Long recognized as a circular embankment, the results of our geophysical survey indicate that the internal area defined by a now-filled ditch is roughly square. Winchester Farm is compared to other small earthworks in the Middle Ohio Valley known from two centuries of archaeological research.

Keywords:   Adena, circular embankment, earthworks, geophysical techniques, Middle Ohio Valley, Elkhorn Creek complex, Winchester Farm earthwork

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