Minim Island Shell Midden (38GE46)

Minim Island Shell Midden (38GE46) is a historic midden and archaeological site located near Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina. The site consists of prehistoric midden deposits of shellfish remains, floral and faunal remains, and interred human burials. Cultural materials in the form of ceramics and lithics occur throughout the midden. These deposits are concentrated for a distance of about 100 feet along the shoreline of the Intracoastal Waterway.[2][3]

Minim Island Shell Midden (38GE46)
Nearest cityGeorgetown, South Carolina
Arealess than one acre
NRHP reference No.82003852[1]
Added to NRHPAugust 18, 1982

This shell midden was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ James L. Michie (May 1981). "Minim Island Shell Midden" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Minim Island Shell Midden, Georgetown County (Address Restricted)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 31 May 2014.