Gila County (County) (Geographic Keyword)

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AR-03-12-02-1069 Arizona Site Steward File (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. S. Gary. S. Germick. Scott Wood. Elaine Zamora.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the AR-03-12-02-1069 site, comprised of a 19-room masonry compound and artifact scatter, located on Tonto National Forest land. The file consists of a site data form, cultural resources preliminary inventory form, and two maps of the site location. The earliest dated document is from 1992.


AR-03-12-02-858 Arizona Site Steward File (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Scott Wood. Elaine Zamora. S. Germick.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the AR-03-12-02-858 site, comprised of a three to five masonry rooms and artifact scatter, located on Tonto National Forest land. The file consists of a site data form, two maps of the site location, and a cultural resources preliminary inventory form.


AR-03-12-03-197 Arizona Site Steward File (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Joseph S. Crary.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the sites AR-03-12-03-197, AR-03-12-03-198, AR-03-12-03-199, AR-03-12-03-200, and AR-03-12-03-227, located on Tonto National Forest land. These Hohokam sites include multiple rock shelters, a pit house village, bedrock grinding features, a field site, terraces, and checkdams. Sites may represent both Hohokam pot and gravity irrigation systems. The file consists of five heritage inventory forms and five preliminary inventory forms. The earliest dated...


AR-03-12-04-29 Arizona Site Steward File (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Scott Wood. Elaine Zamora. J. Goodman.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for AR-03-12-04-29, comprised of petroglyphs, located on Tonto National Forest land. The file consists of a site data form, two maps of the site location, a sketch and description of the petroglyphs, an unlabeled site form, and a site map. The earliest dated document is from 1991.


AR-03-12-04-428 Arizona Site Steward File (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Scott Wood. Elaine Zamora.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for AR-03-12-04-428, comprised of petroglyphs and a small number of artifacts, located on Tonto National Forest land. The file consists of a site data form, two maps of the site location, a page of petroglyph sketches, a site map, and an unlabeled page of site data. The earliest dated document is from 1980.


AR-03-12-04-460 Arizona Site Steward File (1982)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Fred J. Schoeffler.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the AR-03-12-04-460 site, comprised of rock art, located on Tonto National Forest land. The file consists of an archaeological and historical site inventory form. The earliest dated document is from 1982.


Archaeological Data Recovery for Tonto Natural Bridge State Park Design of Access Roads: Preliminary Summary of Findings (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Simon Bruder.

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is planning to undertake construction associated with the design of access roads and parking areas for the Tonto Natural Bridge State Park. Areas where ground disturbance will occur include (1) existing and new roads and parking areas within the park; (2) the access road across the Tonto National Forest, which will be upgraded, and (3) an area south of the Forest access road where a stock tank will be installed. Five archaeological sites that...


Archaeological Excavation of Three Historic Burials at Tonto Basin Ranger Station, Tonto National Forest, Gila County (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karolyn Jackman Jensen. Sharon Hurlbut.

At the request of the Bureau of Reclamation, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) exhumed three historic burials encountered near the Tonto Basin Ranger Station at Roosevelt Lake, Arizona. Two historic graves had been disturbed during the excavation of a waterline trench, and a subsequent backhoe investigation confirmed the presence of a third burial. The cemetery was assigned site number AR-03-12-06-299(USFS).


Archaeological Monitoring and Surface Collection at Two Sites in Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, Gila County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text JoAnn E. Kisselburg. Kim Adams. Walter Punzmann. Barbara S. Macnider.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) monitored blading and trenching activities in the Tonto Natural Bridge State Park. The monitoring, which included surface artifact collection, was conducted to mitigate the impacts to cultural resources by the construction of a parking lot and the installation of underground utility lines. The work was completed under archaeological permit 91-18 issued by the Arizona state Museum. This survey identified a moderately dense lithic scatter in the...


Archaeological Palynology and Correspondence Analysis: A Case Study (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Glenn Stuart. James Schoenwetter.

Paper presented at the IX International Pollen Conference, Archaeological Palynology Symposium, Houston TX.


Archaeological Survey of Five Parcels Around Roosevelt Lake
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an intensive Class III survey of five parcels located around Roosevelt Lake in the Tonto Basin Ranger District, Tonto National Forest. The project was conducted at the request of the Arizona Project Office, Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) to identify and evaluate all cultural properties that might be impacted by planned construction activities in these parcels.


Archaeological Survey of the Salt River and Windy Hill Parcels Around Roosevelt Lake, Tonto Basin Ranger District, Tonto National Forest, Gila County, Arizona (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Robert B. Neily.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an intensive Class III survey of five parcels located around Roosevelt Lake in the Tonto Basin Ranger District, Tonto National Forest. The project was conducted at the request of the Arizona Project Office, Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) to identify and evaluate all cultural properties that might be impacted by planned construction activities in these parcels. This report presents the results of the survey of the Salt River and the Windy Hill...


Archaeological Survey of the Schoolhouse Point, Cottonwood Wash, and Indian Point Parcels Around Roosevelt Lake, Tonto Basin Ranger District, Tonto National Forest, Gila County, Arizona (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Robert B. Neily.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an intensive Class III survey of five parcels located around Roosevelt Lake in the Tonto Basin Ranger District, Tonto National Forest. The project was conducted at the request of the Arizona Project Office, Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) to identify and evaluate all cultural properties that might be impacted by planned construction activities in these parcels. This report presents the results of the survey of the Schoolhouse Point, Cottonwood...


Archaeology in America: Cline Terrace Platform Mound and Tonto National Monument (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Glen E. Rice. Arleyn W. Simon. David Jacobs.

The Cline Terrace site (AD 1280 to 1400) was a Hohokam style platform mound in the Tonto basin of central Arizona. Cline Terrace is one of the most thoroughly documented platform mounds in the Southwest. A modern excavation project, the Roosevelt Platform Mound Study, generated a large data set from the platform mound, as well as from three villages and two hamlet sites surrounding the mound. These data enabled detailed comparisons between a platform mound and the associated communities where...


Archaeology in America: Hohokam Platform Mounds (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Glen E. Rice. Arleyn W. Simon. Owen Lindauer.

The prehistoric Hohokam people of central Arizona constructed platform mounds at more than 100 sites between AD 1250 and 1450. These were stage-like platforms 2–2.5 meters high on which the Hohokam built rooms to place them in higher and more prominent locations in comparison to other rooms in the surrounding community. Sometimes additional rooms were constructed around the base of the platform mound, and a wall was built at ground level to surround the platform mound and rooms inside a...


Archaeology in America: Schoolhouse Point Mesa Sites (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Owen Lindauer.

On the southern end of the Tonto basin, along the waters of the Salt River, is a peninsula of land known as Schoolhouse Point Mesa, for the small school that once was located there. The structure and arrangement of the community on Schoolhouse Point Mesa reflect the characteristics of five other, nearby communities in the basin that also overlook the Salt River. Like the other four villages nearby, the Schoolhouse Point community grew quickly starting around AD 1250, called the Roosevelt phase...


The Archaeology of Schoolhouse Point Mesa, Roosevelt Platform Mound Study: Report on the Schoolhouse Point Mesa Sites, Schoolhouse Management Group, Pinto Creek Complex (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Owen Lindauer.

This report describes the archaeological investigations and results for studies of sites on Schoolhouse Point Mesa, a large geographic unit naturally bounded by the Salt River on its northern end and by major washes on its eastern and western sides (see Figure 1.1). Although people living on the mesa may have interacted with people living on the other side of major washes or rivers, the ease of interaction among people living on the mesa would have made them relatively more...


The Archaeology of Schoolhouse Point Mesa, Roosevelt Platform Mound Study: Report on the Schoolhouse Point Mesa Sites, Schoolhouse Management Group, Pinto Creek Complex (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Owen Lindauer.

The Roosevelt Platform Mound Study (RPMS) was one of three mitigative data recovery studies that the Bureau of Reclamation funded to investigate the prehistory of the Tonto Basin in the vicinity of Theodore Roosevelt Dam. The series of investigations constituted Reclamation's program for complying with historic preservation legislation as it applied to the raising and modification of Theodore Roosevelt Dam. Reclamation contracted with the Arizona State University Office of Cultural Resource...


Archaeology of the Salado in the Livingston Area of Tonto Basin, Roosevelt Platform Mound Study: Report on the Livingston Management Group, Pinto Creek Complex. Part 1 (1994)
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Platform mounds appeared about 100 years later in the Tonto Basin than in the more southerly parts of the Sonoran Desert (e.g., Hayden 1957:186-189; Fish et al. 1992). The first small mounds were built in the Tonto Basin in the decades following A.D. 1250, but the concept gained rapid acceptance, and by the mid-1300s, the 50-kilometer length of the basin was dominated by ten large, regularly spaced mounds (Wood 1989). The mounds and their associated communities were occupied until shortly after...


Archaeology of the Salado in the Livingston Area of Tonto Basin, Roosevelt Platform Mound Study: Report on the Livingston Management Group, Pinto Creek Complex. Part 2 (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Claudine Gravel-Miguel

This report is the second part of the third site description volume for the Roosevelt Platform Mound Study. The two-part report describes the archaeology and artifacts of sites in the Pinto Creek Complex, Livingston Management Group located east of Pinto Creek. The chapters in this part of the report describe the analyses and results of recovered data, including ceramics, lithics, ground stone, shell, special artifacts, physical anthropology, pollen, plant remains,and faunal remains.


The Archaeology of Tonto National Monument
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WACC reports of archaeological excavation and survey projects within Tonto National Park, Tonto Basin, Arizona.


Archeological Investigation of Rooms 15 and 16 at the Upper Cliff Dwelling (AZ U:8:48 [ASM]), Tonto National Monument (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Gregory L. Fox.

Fox, Gregory L., Western Archeological and Conservation Center, 1415 North Sixth Avenue. Tucson, AZ 85705. ARCHEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION OF ROOMS 15 AND 16 AT THE UPPER CLIFF DWELLING (AZ U:8:48 [ASM]), TONTO NATIONAL MONUMENT The Upper Cliff Dwelling (AZ U:8:48 lASM)) at Tonto National Monument is a Gila phase site (ca. A.D. 1350-1450) that is a contributing property to the Tonto National Monument National Register District. Continuing water and rodent disturbances to archeological deposits...


Archeological Investigations at the Upper Ruin, Tonto National Monument Part 1 Salvage Excavations at the Upper Ruin, AZ U:8:48 (ASM) - 1995 (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Gregory L. Fox. Elaine A. Guthrie.

Fox, Gregory L, Western Archeological and Conservation Center, 1415 North Sixth Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85705. SALVAGE EXCAVATIONS AT THE UPPER RUIN (AZ U:8:48)-1995, TONTO NATIONAL MONUMENT Continuing water damage to adobe and masonry structures in the Upper Ruin (AZ U:8:48), Tonto National Monument, required archeological excavations to mitigate the adverse effects of stabilization efforts in this Gila-phase cliff dwelling. The data-recovery project was required under Section 106 ofthe National...


Behrend's Sites Arizona Site Steward File (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Rex Tjaden. S. Deats.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Behrend's Sites, located on Tonto National Forest land. The sites are comprised of a masonry structure, artifact scatter, roasting pits, and a slab cyst. The file consists of a heritage inventory form, cultural resources preliminary inventory form, site map, and page of field notes. The earliest dated document is from 1978.


Burnt Corral Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (1971)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Bob Armstrong. J. S. Wood.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Burnt Corral Ruin, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of artifact scatter, a masonry compound, hearth, roasting pit, and the remnants of a corral; and indicates usage by Salado, Apache, and Euroamerican cultural groups. The file consists of a heritage inventory form and archaeological site inventory form. The earliest dated document is from 1971.