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The Horseshoe Bay Site  
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Horseshoe Bay is located in the Leech Lake Reservoir.






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A variety of projectile points and lithic tools were excavated from the Horseshoe Bay site.






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Over 700 excavation units were investigated at the Horseshoe Bay site.






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Features revealed during excavations.






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Members of the Leech Lake Heritage Sites Program were involved in the archaeological investigations. One archaeologist (second from left) stands in a depression relating to a house feature.






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Archaeologists excavating a unit at the Horseshoe Bay site.






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Fireplace feature.






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Ashy deposits present within a fire hearth.






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Numerous fish scales were recovered from the Horseshoe Bay site. The species of fish recovered from this site suggested it was used for fishing during the fall as opposed to the spring fishery at the Third River Bridge West site.






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Lithic tool recovered from the Horseshoe Bay site.






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Projectile point from the Horseshoe Bay site.






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Projectile point drawing.






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Projectile point drawing.






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Drawing of recovered gun parts.



 
 


 

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