The Baucom Hardaway Site (Peck and Painter)

America east of the Rocky Mountains. One cannot help but compare them to the Late Paleo-Indian Clovis or Llano Tradition, they are perhaps a late or terminal type of this wide-spread and long-lived tradition. These points and accompanying lithic debris were found in the lowest portion of yellow sandy clay stratum. Again no hearth, postmolds or dateable charcoal were found.

Morrow Mountain I & II

Below the yellow sandy clay stratum lies a rich humus stratum from the 4’ 6" to the 4’ 11" level. Within this humus stratum 19 Morrow Mountain II projectile points (Coe, 1964) were found. The Morrow Mountain types have an estimated date of 6,500 years B.P. and this places them in the Middle Archaic Period. Associated with these Morrow Mountain II points (Figure 5) were numerous scrapers and cores but no features such as hearths, postmolds, etc. were encountered. Morrow Mountain I types were few in number at this site and are not shown.

Lost Lake Corner-Notched

In the 5’ 6" level and in a deep stratum of yellow sandy clay a rare type of projectile point for this region was found. Three examples of the Lost Lake type (De Jarnette, Kurjack and Cambron, 1962)shown in Figure 5 were found accompanied by little else but a few chips or lithic debris. The Lost Lake type is frequently found in Alabama and Tennessee, but, hitherto unreported from North Carolina.

Stanly Stemmed

Also in this deep stratum of yellow sandy clay, and at the 6’ 3" level, 5 examples of the Stanly projectile point (Coe, 1964) and one Stanly drill (not shown) were found. The Stanly point (Figure 5) has not been C-14 dated heretofore, but Coe gives an estimated date of around 7,000 years B.P. He was very close. A charcoal sample situated 2" below a Stanly point, has yielded a date of 7,300+/-670 years B.P. at the Baucom site (University of Arizona AA-352 (909). Little else was found at the Stanly level .

Kirk Comer-Notched & Stemmed

At a level of about 6’ 9", and still in the yellow sandy clay, Kirk Corner-Notched and Kirk Stemmed points (Coe, 1964) were found together. There were in this mixture 7 Kirk Corner-Notched and 8 Kirk Stemmed (not shown). Coe found the Kirk Stemmed to be slightly younger than the corner-notched variety, but at the Baucom Site they were hopelessly intermixed. The makers of Kirk points did not occupy the Baucom Site for very long and left few diagnostic tools or artifacts. No hearths were encountered. The Kirk types mark the beginning of the Middle Archaic Period.

Nottoway River 8 St. Albans Side-Notched

At and about the 7’ level, and still in the stratum of yellow sandy clay, 3 Nottoway River projectile points (Painter, 1970) were found along with 3 St. Albans projectile points (Broyles, 1971 ) . The Nottoway River and St. Albans types (Figure 6) occupy a mixed stratum at the Baucom site and since so few examples were found of either type it was impossible to determine the older of the two. We know by the

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