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Document Type

Grand Teton National Park Report

First Page

13

Last Page

27

Abstract

Operating under grants from the University of Wyoming-National Park Service Research Station and the Wyoming Historical Society, personnel from the Office of the Wyoming State Archaeologist and volunteers spent eight days performing a cultural resource survey of parts of the Jedediah Smith wilderness in the Caribou-Targhee National Forest. Our survey took place on the west side of the Teton Range in the Badger Creek and Bitch Creek drainages. We surveyed more than 350 acres and recorded four sites in the Caribou-Targhee National Forest: an historic mine and cabin, two new prehistoric sites, and a soapstone source. While all the historic sites would benefit from evaluation by an historian, none of the sites is in need of further work.

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