Journal of Northeast Texas Archaeology
The Killdeer site was reported in July 2007 by Mark Walters, based on a surface reconnaissance of the site area and a small surface collection of artifacts, primarily prehistoric Caddo pottery sherds. The site is situated on a lower upland slope (410 feet amsl) about 190m northeast of Loves Branch, a small stream in the Harris Creek drainage in the Sabine River basin. Soils are a Redsprings very gravelly sandy loam, 8-25% slopes. Darkly-stained sediments and burned animal bone suggest that there is a Caddo midden deposit at the northern end of the site.
Perttula, Timothy K. and Walters, Mark
"The Killdeer Site (41SM379): A Middle Caddo Site in Northern Smith County, Texas,"
Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State: Vol. 2012
, Article 19. https://doi.org/10.21112/.ita.2012.1.19
Available at: https://scholarworks.sfasu.edu/ita/vol2012/iss1/19
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