Wildcat Branch Petroglyphs (NRIS 79002603)

Address: Address Restricted, Fort Gay, West Virginia. County/parish: Wayne.

1 contributing site.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places July 22, 1979.

Also known as:

  • 46Wa41
  • Turkey Rock

From Wikipedia:

Wildcat Branch Petroglyphs
The Wildcat Branch Petroglyphs are five prehistoric petroglyph carvings located near Fort Gay, West Virginia. The petroglyphs are carved on a large rock in the backyard of a private home and are within 100 feet (30 m) of a creek. Four of the carvings depict birds, while the fifth appears to depict a beaver. The carvings were likely made during the Late Woodland period. (read more...)

Architects:

  • Unknown

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/79002603

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