Yavapai County (County) (Geographic Keyword)

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Archaeological Assessment of 16 Sites at Lake Pleasant Regional Park
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

In December 2008, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) re-visited 16 sites in Lake Regional Park to assess their condition. ACS archaeologists documented the sites and evaluated their current state of preservation. This project contains photo documentation of the assessment work. The site cards were updated, but no report was produced.


An Archaeological Reassessment and Evaluation of Eight Site Clusters Around Horseshoe Reservoir, Tonto National Forest
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) undertook a field evaluation of eight site clusters (77 sites) around Horseshoe Reservoir, in the Tonto National Forest. The boundaries of the site clusters and the particular sites assessed were designated by the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation). The goals of the project were to relocate previously recorded sites, replot them using a GPS, evaluate the accuracy and completeness of the existing site documentation and amend as necessary, and...


Archaeological Testing at AZ T:3:79(ASM) in Lake Pleasant Regional Park, Yavapai County, Arizona
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

In November of 1992, at the request of the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an evaluation of a portion of AZ T:3:79(ASM). Subsurface testing was performed because proposed road modifications had the potential to impact the cultural resources present. Testing was limited to a 5 m right-of-way on either side of the existing road. The objectives were to define the nature and extent of any buried cultural material and make recommendations...


The Archaeology of Tuzigoot National Monument and Montezuma Castle National Monument
PROJECT Uploaded by: Joshua Watts

WACC reports of archaeological excavation and survey projects within and near Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments and the Middle Verde Valley in general, Yavapai County, Arizona.


A Class III Section 110 Cultural Resources Survey of 970 Acres of Bureau of Reclamation Withdrawn Lands Along the Verde River, Prescott National Forest, Yavapai County, Arizona
PROJECT Mark Hackbarth. Michael Terlep. Ted Tsouras. USDI Bureau Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) identified approximately 970 acres of land for a Class III cultural resource survey for Section 110 inventory purposes. The land was withdrawn for the Salt River Project and is located within the Prescott National Forest (PNF), south of Camp Verde. At the request of Reclamation, Logan Simpson conducted an intensive cultural resources survey of the project area to provide baseline cultural resource data to assist in the development of density models for...


A Class III Section 110 Cultural Resources Survey of Reclamation Withdrawn Lands Along the Verde River, Coconino and Prescott National Forests, Arizona
PROJECT Josh Whiting. Josh Whiting. Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

At the request of the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) Phoenix Area Office (PXAO), Logan Simpson performed an intensive Class III cultural resources survey of approximately 474 acres of Reclamation withdrawn lands managed by the Coconino National Forest (CNF) and 130 acres of Reclamation withdrawn lands managed by the Prescott National Forest (PNF). The Class III inventory was conducted in compliance with Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). There is no undertaking...


Cultural Resource Assessment of 13 Sites in Lake Pleasant Regional Park, Yavapai County, Arizona
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

In the mid-1990s, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) completed a survey of Lake Pleasant Regional Park. The survey was undertaken to identify all cultural resources within the Park, which was acquired by Reclamation as part of construction of New Waddell Dam. In the intervening years, the Park has seen continued and increasing recreational use. In the 11 years since it completed the survey of the Park, Reclamation has monitored activity at nine of the 183 sites in the Park with the...


Cultural Resources Assessment of 39 Sites in the Agua Fria Conservation Area
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

In October 2007, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) re-visited 39 known archaeological sites in the Agua Fria Conservation area within Lake Pleasant Regional Park to conduct condition assessments. ACS archaeologists documented the sites and evaluated their current state of preservation. This tDAR project contains photo documentation of the assessment work.


Cultural Resources Survey of 34 Acres Along Fossil Creek
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

At the request of the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an intensive cultural resources survey of approximately 34.4 acres to provide an inventory and assessment of cultural resources that might be affected by the proposed undertaking. The Central Arizona Project (CAP) conveys Colorado River water through a 336–mile– long system of pumping plants, aqueducts, dams, and reservoirs. In 2001, the Fish and Wildlife Service concluded that...


Damage Assessment of AZ T:4:157(ASM) and AZ T:4:156(ASM) in Lake Pleasant Regional Park, Yavapai County, Arizona
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) reported a violation of the Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA) in April 2003 when a petroglyph boulder was removed from Reclamation land. The boulder was located on a terrace edge overlooking the Agua Fria River north of Lake Pleasant, within archaeological site AZ T:4:157(ASM). A criminal investigation followed. The petroglyph boulder was recovered in September 2003. Subsequent to the investigation, Mr. Jon Czaplicki, Reclamation...


Grey Fox Ridge Data Recovery
PROJECT Lynn Neal. Stewart Deats.

Site AZ N:4:110(ASM) was a small pit house site that underwent data recovery excavation in compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. This project folder contains only the final project report. The analyses of ceramics, flaked stone, ground stone, and veretebrate fauna are presented in the project report along with architectural, radiocarbon dating, pollen, macrobotanical, shell, mineral, and historical artifact information. This information is synthesized and used...


The Historical Archaeology of Dam Construction Camps in Central Arizona
PROJECT Cindy L. Myers. A. E. Rogge. USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

In June 1986, the Bureau of Reclamation awarded a three-year contract for historical archaeological studies as part of the mitigation program for the Central Arizona Project's Regulatory Storage Division, designated as Plan 6. These studies involved investigations at approximately 50 archaeological sites in 7 localities. The sites were destroyed, damaged, or altered as a result of constructing Plan 6, which created a regulatory reservoir for the CAP as well as repaired or replaced other dams...


Homesteading and Ranching in the Vicinity of Lake Pleasant Regional Park, Maricopa and Yavapai Counties, Arizona
PROJECT Uploaded by: M Scott Thompson

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) identified the need for an in-depth study of ranching and homesteading in Lake Pleasant Regional Park (LPRP). At Reclamation’s request, Archaeological Consulting Services (ACS) undertook this current study, which builds upon previous research and investigations sponsored by Reclamation that indicated that the ranching history was an important historic context for the area. This project includes: (1) archival research into the history of ranching in the...


Intensive Cultural Resource Survey of Lake Pleasant Regional Park, Maricopa and Yavapai Counties, Arizona
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

In the summers of 1979 and 1980, Arizona State University (ASU) conducted a cultural resources survey of Lake Pleasant Regional Park (LPRP) (Rice and Bostwick 1986). The completion of New Waddell Dam in 1993, increasing recreational development, and new park boundaries spurred the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) to survey the park. Reclamation performed the new survey on their land to fulfill their Section 110 requirements of the National Historic Preservation Act. Upon completion of the...


James Schoenwetter Pollen Research Papers
PROJECT Uploaded by: Mary Whelan

James Schoenwetter (Ph.D. Southern Illinois 1967) was a Professor Emeritus at Arizona State University. His research interests included prehistoric cultural ecology, applications of pollen analysis in archaeology and research methodology. Before his retirement in 2000 he directed the ASU Anthropology Department’s palynology lab. Pollen research by Schoenwetter and his students involved a variety of sites in Mesoamerica, North America and Europe. He directed archaeological and botanical...


Lake Pleasant 52 Sites Relocation
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

In August and September 2010, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) re-visited 52 sites in Lake Pleasant Regional Park. ACS archaeologists relocated the sites and site boundaries, and documented the sites' conditions. This project contains select photographic documentation of the relocation work.


Lake Pleasant 8 Sites Relocation
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

In January 2012, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) re-visited 8 sites in Lake Pleasant Regional Park. ACS archaeologists relocated the sites and site boundaries, and assessed the sites' current conditions. This project contains a select photographic record of the relocation work.


Lake Pleasant Condition Assessments for 41 Sites
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

In November and December 2009, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) re-visited 41 sites in Lake Pleasant Regional Park. ACS archaeologists documented the sites and assessed their current state of preservation. This project contains photo documentation of the assessment work.


Lake Pleasant Regional Park Cultural Resources Management Plan
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

In the early 2000's, Lake Pleasant Regional Park (LPRP or the Park) was in an undeveloped portion of Maricopa County, Arizona. Population growth in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area over the past 30 years, however, resulted in the expansion of new housing developments along the edges of the city. It was increasingly clear that the park was becoming part of an urban landsape, and that the park's resources were experiencing increased impacts. In 2004, Archaeological Consulting Services,...


Legacies on the Landscape
PROJECT Arizona State University, Department of Anthropology.

Project includes archaeological and ecological research on prehistoric sites in the Perry Mesa region of central Arizona focused on understanding long term human impacts on the landscape. Research area is within the Agua Fria National Monument managed by the BLM.


Phase 1 Investigations at AZ T:4:150(ASM), a Multicomponent Rockshelter at Lake Pleasant Regional Park, Yavapai County, Arizona
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

At the request of the Bureau of Reclamation–Phoenix Area Office (PXAO), ACS conducted Phase 1 cultural resource assessments and investigations at AZ T:4:150(ASM), a multicomponent rockshelter site in Lake Pleasant Regional Park, in 2008. The site was being impacted by increased visitation and Reclamation is seeking to mitigate those impacts. ACS archaeologists completed surface collection, mapping, and soil coring at the site. These investigations confirmed that the site held the potential to...


Phase 2 Data Recovery at AZ T:4:150(ASM), a Multicomponent Rockshelter at Lake Pleasant Regional Park, Yavapai County, Arizona
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

In 2008, at the request of the Bureau of Reclamation–Phoenix Area Office (PXAO), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted Phase 1 cultural resource assessments and investigations at AZ T:4:150(ASM), a multicomponent rockshelter site in Lake Pleasant Regional Park. These investigations confirmed that the site held the potential to yield important information about the Prehistoric, Protohistoric, and Historic period occupations of the Lake Pleasant area. Please see...


The Racetrack Project
PROJECT Will Russell. Katherine Spielmann. David Abbott. Arizona State University (ASU).

Between A.D. 1250 and 1450, a large number of ceremonial racetracks were built at and between villages in north-central Arizona. This assemblage began as a relatively dispersed collection, stretching from the Sedona area down to Cave Creek and from the Bradshaw Mountains to the Mazatzal Wilderness. Over time, the racetrack network grew in intensity but became spatially focused atop Perry Mesa, along the middle Agua Fria River. In conjunction with the Legacies on the Landscape Project and...