Lake Landmark is a unique archaeological site. It is the only one
in North America that has a complete record of nearly 12,000 years
of human history located in one place, and uncovered by scientists.
study provides the framework for the Landmark's archaeological investigations.
Studying the stratagraphic layers of sediments and soils gives us
information about the environment, and helps us to date artifacts.
More About Sediments & Soils
back through time by selecting one of the five different time periods
below and learn more about the people who lived here and the environmental
changes over time.
Period 11,500-8,500 B.P.
Archaic Period 8,500-2,500 B.P.
Ceramic Period 2,500-50 B.P.
Protohistoric Period 500-300 B.P.
Historic Period 300 B.P. - Present