Tessmer Prehistoric Cemetery, Oakland County

Author(s): Edward J. Wahla

Year: 1963


This report represents a summary of rescue excavations that were conducted by the Southeastern Chapter of the Michigan Archaeological Society at the Tessmer Prehistoric Cemetery in Oakland County prior to construction at the site. 113 burials were unearthed from the site and examined. The burials examined represent only a fraction of the total number.

Cite this Record

Tessmer Prehistoric Cemetery, Oakland County. Edward J. Wahla. Michigan Archaeologist. 9 (1): 7-11. 1963 ( tDAR id: 157409) ; doi:10.6067/XCV86Q1Z5C

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Spatial Coverage

min long: -83.689; min lat: 42.431 ; max long: -83.083; max lat: 42.889 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): the Digital Archaeological Record

Contributor(s): Dr. F. Thieme; Leonard Wood

Landowner(s): John Tessmer

Record Identifiers

NADB document id number(s): 7296

NADB citation id number(s): 000000083215


Administration Note: Original tDAR entry for this document stated that the article was published in the Southeastern Archaeological Conference Newsletter.

Administration Note: A digital copy of this document has been made available in tDAR thanks to the assistance of Edward J Wahla's daughter, Marianne Holt, and his grandson, Jerome Wahla.

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