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A photograph showing an unidentified man at Whiteford's Indian Burial Pit also known as Salina's Indian Burial Pit, Saline County, Kansas. Guy and Mabel Whiteford excavated the site, and it was one of the premier tourist attractions in central Kansas from 1936 to 1989. The Indian Burial Pit was reburied by the State of Kansas under a negotiated agreement with the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma. In 1990, as the state prepared to rebury the remains, archeologists from the Kansas State Historical Society conducted a final inventory of the skeletons and funerary objects.

Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: Between 1960 and 1966

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Item Number: 212037
Call Number: FK2.S1 .79 *23
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 212037

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