Pea Ridge National Military Park (Geographic Keyword)

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"The Battle Raged... with Terrible Fury": Battlefield Archeology of Pea Ridge National Military Park (2008)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Carl G. Carlson-Drexler. Douglas D. Scott. Harold Roeker.

Pea Ridge National Military Park is located in northwest Arkansas about 40 miles north-northwest of Fayetteville. The battlefield, located in Benton County, includes the 4,300-acre site of the battle. Pea Ridge National Military Park was created by act of Congress on July 20, 1956. The Civil War battle is the primary interpretative emphasis of the park. However, several prehistoric sites have been documented within the park boundaries as well. Human occupation of northwestern Arkansas began...

Experimental Study of Local Fire Conditions and Effects on Surface or Near-Surface Archeological Resources at National Park Service Units - Midwest Region (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jay T. Sturdevant.

Today, park managers must routinely balance the restoration needs of natural resources with the preservation of cultural resources. This project was designed to provide park managers with scientific data on the impacts from wildland fire to archeological resources at National Park Service units in the Midwest Region. Experimental research was conducted at six parks to record data on fire conditions (i.e., fuels, fire temperature, and burn duration) and the impacts on multiple classes of...

Geophysical Resistance Surveys at the Elkhorn Tavern and Leetown Locations within Pea Ridge National Military Park, Pea Ridge, Arkansas (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text William V. Volf.

Between March 26 and March 30, the author directed resistance geophysical surveys at the Elkhorn Tavern and the LeetolNI1 site within Pea Ridge National Military Park, Arkansas (PERI). The research was performed as part of a broader inventory of the cultural resources of PERI. The goal of the resistance surveys at PERI was to attempt to locate various structural elements and features of the properties that relate to the Civil War era in a non-destructive manner. At each surveyed area, soil...