Buffalo Jump - near Sundance, WY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 44° 32.174 W 104° 09.400
13T E 567001 N 4931780
Ancient times this was the butcher shop.
Waymark Code: WMPNJZ
Location: Wyoming, United States
Date Posted: 09/27/2015
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni
Views: 5

County of marker: Crook County
Location of marker Old US 14m near Vore Buffalo Jump Site, Crook County

Marker text: Between 1500 and 1800 A.D. the ancestors of at least five Plains Indian tribes killed and butchered as many as 20,000 Bison at the Vore Buffalo Jump
Herds of Bison were gather from the surrounding valley and stampeded over the edge of this large round sinkhole providing tons of meat for winter storage
Thick layers of butchered bone extend almost 20 feet below the present bottom of the sink.

Marker Name: Buffalo Jump

Marker Type: Rural Roadside

Addtional Information:
This is a second marker located at the site.

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Group Responsible for Placement: Not listed

Date Dedicated: Not listed

Marker Number: Not listed

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