Paisley Caves listed on National Register of Historic Places

October 6, 2014 12:27 PM

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Paisley Caves listed on National Register of Historic Places

The Paisley Caves, a system of four caves in a region of south-central Oregon, have now been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the US federal government's official list of structures, and objects considered worthy of preservation. For the Paisley Caves, the first study was conducted in 1930. The caves play an important role in understanding early human development.

According to scientists, humans had occupied the Paisley Caves over 14,000 years ago. The complex helped scientists conclude that humans were present in the state of Oregon almost 1,000 years prior to original estimations. The discovery of residents shows that humans had occupied the area much earli...

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