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Pigeon Creek Archeological Site

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Archaeological excavations, conducted by The Gerace Research Center (formerly the Bahamian Field Station), have shown that the peaceful, indigenous people of The Bahamas, the Lucayan/Taino Amerindians, had villages here in southeast San Salvador.

This location, examined by archeologists from the College of the Finger Lakes, once had a large Indian village. It is now an archeological site where traces of the early inhabitants' culture are seen through scattered broken clam and conch shells.

A former small settlement named after the "Creek" was also home to many locals, but has long since been abandoned with only the ruins of old houses still visible.

Hours Open: Sunrise to Sunset

Time Period Represented: 1800s

Seasons Open: Year Round

Visitor Fees: None

Accessibility Notes

This site is easily accessible by persons who are physically challenged or in wheelchairs, but care should be taken on the rocky/sandy terrain.

 Pet Friendly Notes

No pets are allowed.

For More Information, Contact:

San Salvador Tourist Office

Queen's Highway, Cockburn Town, SS
(242) 331-1928 · fax (242) 331-1927
Administrator's Office-San Salvador
General Delivery, Cockburn Town, SS
(242) 331-2202 · fax (242) 331-2221
Gerace Research Center
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Gerace Research Center

The Gerace Research Center (GRC), formerly the Bahamian Field Station, occupies an old U.S. Navy...


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Latitude: 23.989759000
Longitude: -74.486309000
Elevation: 13 FT (4 M)
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