Overmyer Mastodon Site in United States


Overmyer Mastodon Site
Typeexcavation site

OwnerRobert Overmyer
Address Overmyer Farm , Richland Township
Place Rochester
District Faulton county
StateIndiana
Country United States

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Overmyer Mastodon Site, located at Overmyer Farm , Richland Township, in Rochester, Indiana, United States .


Comments / picturesDuring the excavation of an agricultural drainage ditch in 1976 on the farm of Robert Overmyer northwest of Rochester, Indiana, skeletal remains of a Proboscidean were encountered by Mr. Van Horn, the operator of the dredger.

A total of 106 identifiable skeletal remains of the Overmyer Mastodon were recovered,making the Skeleton 41–48% complete.

References for records about Overmyer Mastodon Site

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2024). Overmyer Mastodon Site, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3233. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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