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Specified area containing evidence that is associated with historic communal or public activity.

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1957-1958 Development Master Plan

PROJECT [ID: 371654] Uploaded by: Tol Cherry

These images are various division master plans for the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. Included are topographic maps in reference to headquarter, interpretation, road and trail systems, archaeological base map, general utilities and general development. The information reflects a very comprehensive future endeavor to revamp the monument.


1957-1958 Development Master Plan images and documents (1958)

IMAGE [ID: 371655] H.A. Marsh.

These images are various division master plans for the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. Included are topographic maps in reference to headquarter, interpretation, road and trail systems, archaeological base map, general utilities and general development. The information reflects a very comprehensive future endeavor to revamp the monument.


1974 Excavations at Fort Larned National Historic Site Kansas (1975)

DOCUMENT [ID: 79574] Douglas D. Scott.

This resource contains an extensive field report of excavations carried out by the University of Colorado in twelve different localities at Ft. Larned National Historic Site during June and July, 1974. The field party of thirteen individuals was under the direction of Douglas D. Scott. Tested and excavated areas and structures are specified under an amendment to provisions of National Park Service Contract X-2000-3-0083. Following the descriptive section on the excavation is a discussion of...


The 1993 and 1994 Archeological Investigations at James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Mentor, Lake County, Ohio (2013)

DOCUMENT [ID: 394793] Rose E. Pennington.

Previous 1990 and 1991 archeological investigations at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site (JAGA) resulted in the recognition of Late Prehistoric and Historic 1930s-1950s components (Hunt 1999; Lee 1994). From June 21 to July 2, 1993, the Midwest Archeological Center (MWAC) conducted an archeological inventory and evaluation at JAGA. These investigations included shovel test surveys of the proposed access road and sanitary sewer line, and test excavations in the proposed parking lot...


1999 Archeological Geophysical Survey Tests at Monroe School, Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, Topeka, Kansas (1999)

DOCUMENT [ID: 372078] Robert K. Nickel. William J. Hunt, Jr..

In 1999, the Midwest Archeological Center undertook historical research and geophysical survey at Monroe School, Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, Topeka, Kansas. Monroe was a segregated school within a historic African American community. It was the focus of a 1951 lawsuit against the Topeka Board of Education to end public school segregation. The suit played an important role in the Supreme Court's 1954 ruling that separate educational facilities are inherently unequal and...


625 Broadway Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY

PROJECT [ID: 381438] Uploaded by: Justin DiVirgilio

Phase III data recovery at various contexts ranging from a 17th-c. trader's hut to 19th-c. industrial and commercial contexts at 625 Broadway, Albany, NY, in advance of the construction of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation headquarters. Topics covered in the analysis include 17th-c. colonial trade and contact, production of wampum, evidence of a city-wide fire in 1797, a dump of painted pearlware from about 1797, analysis of the early 19th-c. Albany Female Academy,...


Archaeological Investigation of the Northeast Lawn of the Golden Ball Tavern, Weston, Massachusetts (2006)

DOCUMENT [ID: 371744] Jack Gary. Kirstin Randall.

In 2003 archaeologists from the University of Massachusetts Boston conducted limited test excavations in the northeast lawn of the Golden Ball Tavern, Weston, MA. The fieldwork consisted of five 1 x 2 m units adjacent to the structure and three transects of cores to the north and east across a segment of the lawn. The primary goal of the testing was to determine if the archaeological deposits in this area showed evidence for the late 18th-century entranceway to the Tavern. Several features...


Archaeological Investigations at Houghton Garden, Newton, Massachusetts (2000)

DOCUMENT [ID: 369562] Paul J. Mohler.

The Center for Cultural and Environmental History (CCEH) at the University of Massachusetts Boston conducted a limited Phase I Reconnaissance Survey of Houghton Garden in Newton (Chestnut Hill), Massachusetts. With no previous surveys conducted in the area, the reconnaissance survey of 10 acres around Houghton Pond was directly linked to the rehabilitation of the paths and the construction of informational kiosks. Houghton Garden is listed in the State and National Registers of Historic...


Archaeological Investigations at McFarland State Historical Park, Florence, Arizona (1979)

DOCUMENT [ID: 399357] Lyle M. Stone.

In 1975, the Arizona State Parks Board acquired a portion of lot 38 within the Town of Florence, Pinal County, Arizona. This lot, located north of Fifth Street between Granite Street on the west and Main Street on the east, is adjacent to the north side of McFarland State Historical Park (Figure 1). The State Park is located on lot 67 and includes the restored 1877-1878 first Pinal County Courthouse. Lot 38 is now a part of the park property and it has been proposed that a new archives building...


Archaeological Overview and Assessment of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts (1997)

DOCUMENT [ID: 378402] Eric S. Johnson.

Previous archeological and relevant documentary research at the Cape Cod National Seashore is reviewed and evaluated. The Cape Cod National Seashore is located on what is known as the outer Cape, an area whose history goes back thousands of years, when the area's marine, estuarine, and terrestrial resources, all located in proximity to one another, drew Native Americans here. The area was an important center of Native American life into the seventeenth century, when it was the homeland of...


Archaeological Overview and Assessment of the Salem Maritime National Historic Site, Salem, Massachusetts (2005)

DOCUMENT [ID: 372576] J. N. Leith Smith. Jack Gary. Gregory Dubell. George Schwartz. Starla Lane.

The Salem Maritime National Historical Site was created in 1937 to commemorate the maritime history of the early American nation. Salem played a primary role in the American international maritime trade from the colonial period to the mid nineteenth century, and it is this legacy that the park seeks to interpret and preserve. The site today encompasses nearly nine acres bordering on the Salem waterfront that contain a variety of historic structures, including seventeenth- through...


Archaeological Resource Study: Roger Williams National Memorial, Rhode Island (1979)

DOCUMENT [ID: 6323] Susan G. Gibson. Peter Thorbahn. Cynthia Wood. Myron Stachiw.

This study of archaeological resources at Roger Williams National Memorial was conducted under Contract No. CX1600-8-0012, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. The purpose of the study was fourfold: 1) to provide information regarding the characteristics and locations of known and potential archaeological resources in Roger Williams National Memorial. 2) to provide estimates of and rationale for the eligibility of the identified, known and potential archaeological...


An Archaeological Survey in the Blackwater Area, Volume 2: Site Descriptions and Related Data (1994)

DOCUMENT [ID: 405416] David A. Gregory. Diane L. Douglas.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), United States Department of the Interior, was in the initial stages of the Water Management Project designed to bring Central Arizona Project water to the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC). Under terms of a contract signed in 1992 with the GRIC, facilities designed and constructed by Reclamation would deliver 173,000 acre-feet of water annually onto the reservation. Federal law mandates consideration of potential impacts of such projects upon cultural...


An Archaeological Survey of the Santa Cruz River Valley from the Headwaters to the Town of Tubac in Arizona (1941)

DOCUMENT [ID: 399309] Edward Bridge Danson.

The Santa Cruz River is located in south-central Arizona in the Santa Cruz and Pima Counties. A short stretch of the rivers lies in northern Sonora and forms a big horseshoe bend as the river cuts across the foot of the Patagonia Mountains from the San Rafael Valley into the Santa Cruz Valley proper. In the San Rafael Valley, where the headwaters of the river are found, the Santa Cruz passes few towns or villages. The first one is Lochiel, a small cluster of houses on the International...


Archaeology at Mobile's Exploreum: Discovering the Buried Past (1998)

DOCUMENT [ID: 380933] Bonnie L. Gums. George W. Shorter, Jr..

The University of South Alabama's Center for Archaeological Studies conducted archaeological excavations at the proposed site of the Gulf Coast Exploreum and Science Center in downtown Mobile, Alabama. Field work was directed by Bonnie Gums and George Shorter in the two areas explored in depth. Among the project finds was an earthfast Spanish-colonial building's foundations and associated discarded possessions of the Espejo family, the first archaeological glimpse of that aspects of Mobile's...


The Archaeology of Roger Williams National Memorial, Rhode Island

PROJECT [ID: 366138] Uploaded by: Joshua Watts

National Park Service documents associated with archaeological work done at the Roger Williams National Memorial site.


The Archaeology of Salem Maritime National Historic Site

PROJECT [ID: 366140] Uploaded by: Joshua Watts

Documents associated with archaeological collections research and field work at the Salem Maritime National Historic Site.


Archeological Inventory for a Proposed Visitor Center, Mingo National Wildlife Refuge, Stoddard County, Missouri (2009)

DOCUMENT [ID: 398831] William J. Hunt, Jr..

The Mingo National Wildlife Refuge (MNWR) was established in 1944 as a resting and wintering area for migratory waterfowl in Stoddard and Wayne Counties in an area of southeastern Missouri known as the Bootheel. Annual visitation is approximately 20,000 persons per year. The current Refuge Visitor Center was constructed in 1973 just off Missouri State Highway 51 north of the town of Puxico. It occupies a narrow ridge overlooking the pools and marshlands of the abandoned channel. Deterioration of...


Archeological Monitoring and Limited Testing During 2001-2003 at the Monroe Elementary School and Playground Field, Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, Shawnee County, Kansas (2004)

DOCUMENT [ID: 372244] Jay Sturdevant.

Following the Civil War and Reconstruction Period, African-Americans struggled to find equal opportunity in the southern states. As a result of the Homestead Act of 1862 and continuing racial oppression, African-Americans began migrating westward during the late 19th and early 20th centuries in search of new economic and social opportunities. The “Exoduster” migration into Kansas and Nebraska caused a significant ethnic transformation that is still evident to the present day. This report...


An Archeological Overview and Assessment of Fort Smith National Historic Site (2003)

DOCUMENT [ID: 371790] Roger E. Coleman. Douglas D. Scott.

This overview and assessment revises the 1990 parkwide assessment of archeological resources at Fort Smith National Historic Site. An archeological assessment is a document that describes the extent of previous archeological investigations in a park and provides substantive data for park planning needs. The document serves as a source of information for production of cultural resource management proposals, land acquisition, and park development, interpretation, and maintenance activities.


An Archeological Overview and Assessment of the Ozarks National Scenic Riverways, Missouri (2006)

DOCUMENT [ID: 398830] Fred A. Finney.

In 1964 Congress authorized Ozark National Scenic Riverways (OZAR) and the park was officially established in 1972. It is one of the initial eight wild and scenic rivers designated by the federal government. OZAR encompasses a linear corridor along ca. 241 km (ca. 150 miles) of the Current and Jack Fork Rivers in the Ozark Highlands of southeast Missouri. The park contains a variety of prehistoric and historic archeological resources. A total of 480 sites are recorded in the files of either...


An Archeological Survey of the Gila River Farms Expansion, Pinal County, Arizona (1987)

DOCUMENT [ID: 53338] Mary Sullivan. Monique Sawyer-Lang. Richard W. Effland, Jr.. Margerie Green.

An archaeological clearance survey of the proposed Gila River Farms Expansion area was undertaken by Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS). This survey was performed in accordance with the provisions and regulations of the National Historic Preservation Act in order to locate, identify, and assess cultural resources that might be adversely impacted when the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) begins to utilize this land for agriculture. A total of four sites, four artifact scatters, and...


The Archeology of the Civilian Conservation Corps in Rocky Mountain National Park (2006)

DOCUMENT [ID: 371769] William Butler.

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was very important in building much of the infrastructure in use today in Rocky Mountain National Park. Included here is information about five camps built in the park, and one located just outside the park. This paper is a slightly edited version of Chapter 12 in a larger study on the historic archeology of the park (Butler 2005). The intent of that study was not to provide a complete history of mining, ranching, resorts, sawmills, or the CCC, etc., but to...


Artifact Inventory, 625 Broadway Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2001)

DATASET [ID: 391181] Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Artifact inventory for Phase III at 625 Broadway site, Albany, NY.


The Bartlett Dam Project: Archaeological Test Excavations at Fourteen Sites in the Lower Verde Valley, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)

DOCUMENT [ID: 77221] Gregory R. Seymour. Mark C. Slaughter. WIlliam L. Deaver. Richard V. N. Ahlstrom.

This report documents the results of a testing program completed by SWCA, Inc. Environmental Consultants in August of 1990 in anticipation of the modification of Bartlett Dam. Modifications to the dam were planned as part of the Central Arizona Project's Regulatory Storage Division (Plan 6) and the Safety of Dams Project. During the month of April, 1990, archaeologists from Northland Research, Inc. conducted an archaeological survey of approximately 929 acres located on the Lower Verde River...

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