Fox Farm Site (Mays Lick, Kentucky)

The Fox Farm Site is a Middle Fort Ancient culture Manion Phase (1200 to 1400 CE) archaeological site located near Mays Lick in Mason County, Kentucky. The site consists of a large village complex on a ridge 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi) south of the Licking River and 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south of the Ohio River. The site covers 10-16 hectares and has midden areas up to 80 centimetres (31 in) thick.[2] It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 9, 1983.[1]

Fox Farm Site
Nearest cityMays Lick
Area40 acres (16 ha)
NRHP reference No.83002822[1]
Added to NRHPMay 9, 1983


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. Retrieved 2010-11-03. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Sharp, William E. (1996). "Chapter 6:Fort Ancient Farmers". In Lewis, R. Barry (ed.). Kentucky Archaeology. University Press of Kentucky. pp. 168–170. ISBN 0-8131-1907-3.