| History & Reports:
Artifacts from Martin Collection:
string of 16 shell beads (olive shells) Found by Pauley, Barnette and Mairs in a grave 5 miles north of Pt. Pleasant on the Parson farm
unfinished bead ash pit find
bone awl 3.5" found in ash pit in a grave mound on the Parson's farm. LAM "this and all other articles from the Parson's farm were found in a large mound in which approximately 15 burials have been found to date"
bone awl 3.75" see 0662
antler plug 3.5" long LAM found near the head of a burial in a mound on the Parson's farm. Nothing else with the burial. Body on right side, head to the south and facing east. Knees to the chest.
bone tube 3.875" found by J. C. Pauley in a burial
splinter awl 3.5" found by J. C. Pauley
12 bone beads part of a string of 74 Found by Barnette in grave of a small child. Probably about 3 years old (Parson's farm mound).
Along with the 74 bone beads, which were around the hips of the child, were a string of small anaculosa(?) beads around the right wrist. Around the neck was a necklace of shell beads similar to 0660 and 12 one-hole shell buttons ranging in size from half a dollar to a penny.