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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...
An Archaeological Survey of the Proposed X Range Construction Project Area, Avon Park Air Force Range, Highlands County, Florida (1983)
This survey of the proposed X Range Construction project area at the Avon Park Air Force Range (AFR) was performed in response to MacDill Air Force Base (AFB) Requisition No. F08602-83-Q2561 with amendments, and Contract No. F08602-83-M2170. The survey area is in Highlands County and consists of approximately 2,400 acres. A twenty-five percent sample of the approximately 1200 acres of surveyable land (not underwater) was undertaken. The proposed target area locations and areas adjacent to the...
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 Air Force Range: Phase I and Phase II Investigations on Avon Park Air Force Range, Polk and Highlands Counties, Florida (2007)
This report presents the results of a Phase I cultural resources survey and archaeological inventory of 1,334.6 ac (540.9 ha) on Avon Park Air Force Range in Polk and Highlands counties, Florida, and the results of Phase II documentation, investigation, and National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) eligibility determination of five archaeological sites. The Phase I survey resulted in the discovery of three archaeological sites (8HG1107, 8HG1108, 8PO7011) and five isolated archaeological...
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 Cultural Resources Assessment Survey of a Proposed Borrow Pond, Avon Park Air Force Range, Highlands County (2006)
This report presents the results of a Phase I Cultural Resources Assessment Survey of approximately sixteen acres on Avon Park Air Force Range (APAFR) in Highlands county. Previously, a 45 acre parcel adjacent to the current survey was investigated by Geo-Marine, Inc. for a potential borrow pit. The purpose of this survey was to identify any cultural resources within the project area that had not been previously surveyed which might be affected the excavation of a borrow pit and subsequent...
Phase I Cultural Resources Assessment Survey of The Semiannual JIFE Mortar Firing Points, Avon Park Air Force Range, Highlands and Polk Counties (2006)
This report presents the results of a Phase I Cultural Resources Assessment Survey of approximately fifteen acres on Avon Park Air Force Range (APAFR) in Polk and Highlands counties. The purpose of this survey was to identify any cultural resources within the project area which might be affected by scheduled ongoing training missions at APAFR. Field investigations of the project area consisted of historic documentary research, review of previous survey results, an intensive walkover, and 5...