A Farmer’s Fallout Cave

In September 2014, CAIRN was asked by the Missouri Department of Conservation to conduct a cultural resource assessment of a cave entrance in Western Missouri.  The Missouri Speleological Survey (MSS) records noted artifacts reported within the cave entrance during cave survey.  The cave entrance, 200 feet in length, sits within…

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CAIRN Documents a St.Louis Brewery Cave

In 2011, CAIRN conducted an archaeological survey of an undisclosed historic brewery cave beneath St. Louis, Missouri.  Artifacts (such as the bottle neck fragments seen in the photo) were documented along with several archaeological features, and brewery architecture.  Historically, St. Louis was a major site for the development of  American…

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