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9000 to 7000 Years Ago: Nebraska’s First People SITES: 1 of 4

The objects from this site were made by some of Nebraska’s first known people: the Paleo-Indian people.

Lime Creek site excavations, 1947
Excavations at the Lime Creek site, 1947.
Courtesy of Douglas Bamforth and the University of Nebraska State Museum

The objects here were made by these ancient people 9000 to 7000 years ago. The site is located in southern Nebraska’s Frontier County. Learn more about them in the Teacher Activities below.

Lime Creek site projectile points Lime Creek site projectile points
Various projectile points from the Lime Creek Site, 1993.
Courtesy of Keri Hicks, Douglas Bamforth and the University of Nebraska State Museum

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