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Carrington Osage Village Sites

Nevada, Missouri
County of Vernon.
North of Nevada, on west edge of Green Valley Prairie
National Register Number: 66000425
Resource type: Site.
Property type: Domestic - village site (pueblo group). The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: MO-4 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Carrington Osage Village State Park.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - July 19, 1964):
Occupied from about 1775 to 1825, this was the last dwelling place of the Big Osage Indians in southwest Missouri, prior to their removal to a reservation in Kansas. The site was visited in 1806 by Zebulon Pike. Because of the large number of trade goods found here, the site illustrates the rapid acculturation of the Big Osage.

Minor erosion threat from agricultural practices.

There has been no change since the last reporting period.

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