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Some Native American sites along Allatoona Creek, Cobb County, GA:

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Section of Allatoona Creek



Evidence of Native American habitation often includes bedrock mortars.
These were primarily used for crushing and grinding acorns and nuts.

Site 1:


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Pair of bedrock mortar holes
Each approx. 5 inches diameter x 6 inches deep


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Mortar detail



Site 2:

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Single Bedrock Mortar


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The leaf-needle clutter was removed upon a revisit to the site;
this revealed three additional small cupule holes in the rock.



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Mortar detail



Site 3:
This site proved to be elusive.   Early archaeology reports stated that it
was located on the NE side of a hill; we finally found it on the SW side!


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Single Bedrock Mortar


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Mortar detail



Along the way:

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While much more recent, these two carvings on a large boulder were interesting


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Red Polypore bracket fungi, along Allatoona Creek.



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