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Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

Conger Beasley

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

by Conger Beasley

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Published by Southwest Parks and Monuments Association in Tucson, Ariz .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alibates Flint Quarries and Texas Panhandle Pueblo Culture National Monument (Tex.),
  • Texas Panhandle (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • Texas Panhandle
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Texas -- Texas Panhandle -- Antiquities,
    • Flint -- Texas -- Texas Panhandle -- History,
    • Quarries and quarrying -- Texas -- Texas Panhandle -- History,
    • Alibates Flint Quarries and Texas Panhandle Pueblo Culture National Monument (Tex.),
    • Alibates Flint Quarries and Texas Panhandle Pueblo Culture National Monument (Tex.) -- Antiquities,
    • Texas Panhandle (Tex.) -- Antiquities,
    • Texas Panhandle (Tex.) -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 15).

      Statement[written by Conger Beasley, Jr. ; edited by Derek Gallagher].
      ContributionsGallagher, Derek., Southwest Parks and Monuments Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE78.T4 B38 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 p. :
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3658229M
      LC Control Number2002514022
      OCLC/WorldCa48909414

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      Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument is a U.S. National Monument in the State of Texas. For thousands of years, people came to the red bluffs above the Canadian River for flint, vital to their existence. Demand for the high quality, rainbow-hued flint is reflected in the distribution of Alibates Flint through the Great Plains and on: TX South and Cas Johnson Rd, Fritch, TX. Book your next Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument, Amarillo vacation today! Find the best deals on Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument vacation packages, backed by our daily Hot Rate deals. Search, book, and save today!

      Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument is Texas' only monument offers ranger guided hikes, a film and exhibits. Hikes are by reservation, involve one mile of walking, an elevation gain of ' and take two hours. The monument protects a mesa covered in a lithic scatter carpet of flint, so thick you cannot walk without stepping on human generated flakes of Alibates flint. The /5(40). Alibates flint exposed to the elements over a long period time becomes fractured and breaks incorrectly when being knapped. The Antelope Creek people realized that the underground flint is better quality than exposed flint, and superior for making into stone tools.


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The Visitor Center for Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument is on Cas Johnson Road off of Highway between Amarillo and Fritch, Texas. Arrangements for tours of the quarries Monday-Friday may be made by calling More information is available on the NPS website. Visitors hike down the Alibates Quarries tour trail (one mile round-trip hike).

NPS Photo. Call in advance for additional information about our interpretive ranger-guided hiking tour of the Alibates Flint Quarries, located on the monument. In October, during Texas Archeology Month, we also offer ranger-guided hikes to the Antelope Creek Village site.

To learn more about our ranger. Alibates Quarries Tour. During our designated season, join a Ranger for a one-of-a kind program. Learn about the Native Americans who lived on the Texas Plains and used Alibates Flint years.

Convoy to the trailhead for a moderate 2 mile hike, (a climb of ft in elevation.) Reservations required. About Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument is 34 miles northeast of Amarillo off SR on the south shore of Lake Meredith.

The land at this 1,acre site is rich in flint, which occurs in a variety of colors and was used for toolmaking and barter by prehistoric cultures up to 12, years ago. Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument, Fritch: Address, Phone Number, Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument Reviews: /5 there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected.

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Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument was first established in and was later redesigned in The monument now occupies an area of 1, acres. Other Things to Do Near Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument When you're finished visiting Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument, get set to experience all that the rest of the area has available: Get away to nature with an adventure in Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, a local recreational area.

Alibates Flint Quarries is located approximately 35 miles north of Amarillo, Texas. From I in Amarillo, take Lakeside exit north towards Lake Meredith National Recreation Area. Exit on TX north towards Borger. After about 30 miles, turn west from TX onto Cas Johnson Road.

Park Service signs will be visible.Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument was originally known as Alibates Flint Quarries and Texas Panhandle Pueblo Culture National Monument when it was originally authorized on August 31st, The name was shortened to its current name on November 10th, In the early years the flint was used for spear points for hunting.