20th Century Military (Culture Keyword)
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Environmental Services, Inc. (ESI) was contracted by Ecology and Environmental, Inc. to conduct a cultural resource assessment survey of 3,384 acres of the Avon Park Air Force Range (APAPR), located in Highlands and Polk Counties, Florida. This archaeological investigation was performed to assist Ecology and Environmental, Inc. and the Southwest Division Naval Facilities Engineering Command in complying with state and federal guidelines.The goal of the survey was to locate, delineate, identify...
Avon Park AFR Architectural and General Base History
This project contains documents relating to both the architectural and the general history of the Avon Park Air Force Range. The documents range from amateur histories of the air force range to Historic American Engineering Record-like documentation.
Avon Park AFR Environmental Assessments and Management Plans
This project contains documents relating to both environmental assessments and management plans for the Avon Park Air Force Range, MacDill Air Force Base, and surrounding nature preserves.
Avon Park Air Force Range Cold War Survey
Documents and images relating to the Avon Park Air Force Range Cold War Survey prepared by Geo-Marine, Inc. for Avon Park Air Force Range.
Avon Park Cold War Data (2013)
Located 75 miles from MacDill Air Force Base and about six miles east-northeast of Avon Park, Florida, Avon Park Air Force Range originated as a bombing and gunnery range in December 1941. Neighboring the range was an installation known as Avon Park Army Air Field and Avon Park Army Air Base. In 1946, Avon Park Army Air Field was largely unoccupied, kept on stand-by status as a satellite of MacDill. By 1947, most of its buildings and structures had been disposed. The Continental Air Forces...
Avon Park Parson's Survey: Sites 8HG880, 8HG881, 8HG882
Phase I and Phase II investigations of three sites on Avon Park Air Force Air Force Range.
Final Environmental Assessment for Renovating and Remodeling the Bravo Central and Charlie Flank Towers at Avon Park Air Force Range, Florida (2004)
The Bravo Central and Charlie Flank Towers score air-to-ground deliveries of ordnance on bombing and gunnery ranges. In addition to routine maintenance, one or more of the towers have their handrails, roofs, windows, and catwalk walking surfaces replaced. Doors and catwalks are added to the Charlie Flank Towers while the window awnings are replaced. All of the towers’ interiors are remodeled to house new electronic equipment. The Florida State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) concurs with...
HAER-Like Documentation of Airfield, Avon Park Air Force Range, Polk and Highlands Counties, Florida (2011)
As part of Section 106 mitigation for the Avon Park Air Force Range World War II Airfield, HAER-like Level II documentation was performed. Documentation included large-format photographs, reduced plans, and a narrative history. Thirteen different components to the airfield were documented and the importance of the airfield to advancements in aviation military strategy were noted.
Phase I Archaeological Survey Management Units 1,2,7,8,11,11A,12, and 13, Avon Park Air Force Range, Avon Park, Florida (1999)
In a continuing effort to comply with Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended, Avon Park Air Force Range, Florida, conducted two Phase I archaeological surveys, in the Fall of 1998 and in the Spring of 1999. The surveys were contracted through Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Virginia, and Moody AFB, Georgia. One survey, conducted in November and December of 1998, investigated a 5,700 acre (2,307 hectare) portion of Management Units 1 and 2. The second survey...
Phase II Archaeological Site Evaluation: Sites 8HG880, 8HG881, 8HG882, Avon Park Air Force Range, Avon Park, Florida (2001)
In a continuing effort to comply with Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended, Avon Park Air Force Range, Florida, conducted Phase II archaeological evaluation of three sites, 8HG880, 8HG881 and 8HG882, located along Kissimmee River. The evaluations were contracted through Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Virginia, and Moody AFB, Georgia, and fieldwork was conducted in February of 2001. Prehistoric and historic period components are present at each site. Based...