Ground Disturbance Monitoring (Investigation Type)

Observations and investigations conducted during any ground disturbing operation carried out for non-archaeological reasons (e.g. construction, land-leveling, wild land fire-fighting, etc.) that may reveal and/or damage archaeological deposits.

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1539 – Artifacts and Archaeology from Conquistador Hernando De Soto’s Potano Encampment (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Fred White.

Published by Academic Press Journal - Division of UK Scholarly Open Access The site identified in the Florida Master Site File as MR03538 was the location of one of Hernando de Soto’s early camps during the 1539 entrada and was in later use during the seventeenth century Spanish mission and ranching periods. This previously unknown First Spanish Cultural Period site is located between Ocala and Gainesville, Florida on the wetlands associated with Orange Lake. 1. A metadata survey we...


The 1993 and 1994 Archeological Investigations at James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Mentor, Lake County, Ohio (2013)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Rose E. Pennington.

Previous 1990 and 1991 archeological investigations at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site (JAGA) resulted in the recognition of Late Prehistoric and Historic 1930s-1950s components (Hunt 1999; Lee 1994). From June 21 to July 2, 1993, the Midwest Archeological Center (MWAC) conducted an archeological inventory and evaluation at JAGA. These investigations included shovel test surveys of the proposed access road and sanitary sewer line, and test excavations in the proposed parking lot...


41OR90 Underwater Monitoring Project
PROJECT Mason Miller. Jeff Enright. Jason Barrett. Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

Underwater archeologists from AmaTerra Environmental, Inc. and SEARCH, Inc. (the Team) conducted underwater archeological monitoring of Site 41OR90 on behalf of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) for the Interstate Highway 10 Neches River Bridge Construction Project (TxDOT CSJ 0028-09-111). Site 41OR90 is a submerged World War I, Emergency Fleet Corporation vessel in the Neches river at Beaumont, Texas. It is considered eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places...


Across the Western Canal: Archaeological Monitoring and Limited Data Recovery for the Ken McDonald Golf Course Irrigation Water Line Project, Tempe, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Matthew E. Hill, Jr..

The monitoring and data recovery efforts described in this report were performed in conjunction with the city of Tempe's installation of three new irrigation water lines to support operation of the Ken McDonald Golf Course, located in Tempe, Arizona. The water lines were installed beneath the Western Canal; to do this, two bore pits were required at each of the three water line bridge locations. The initiate bore pits were excavated west of the canal and measure approximately 13- by 32-foot in...


Addendum to Grave Identification Survey, Fort Lee Adams Roudabout, Prince George County, Virginia (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text New South Associates.

This is an addendum to a previous project (Matternes et al. 2010) that addressed the location of an unmarked African-American cemetery on property owned by Prince George County and adjacent to U.S. Army Fort Lee Military Reservation in Prince George County, Virginia. The purpose of the addendum project was to determine whether cultural features, particularly historic period graves, were present in the established triangular median between Jefferson Park Road and Adams Avenue. At the time of the...


Additional Archaeological Testing at the UMOM Property in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Todd W. Bostwick. Douglas R. Mitchell.

The UMOM Additional Testing Project is located in Phoenix. The UMOM development project is a multi-phased development project that began in 2009 and involves the acquisition of property, the demolition of existing buildings, and the construction of multi-family housing and associated amenities. The project is on private property, but has received federal funding from Housing and Urban Development (HUD), so the effects of this undertaking on cultural resources have been considered in order to...


Analysis of Existing and Proposed Impacts to Sites 38SU182/208 and 38SU106, Poinsett Electronic Combat Range, Shaw Air Force Base, Sumter County, South Carolina
PROJECT Natalie Adams.

Including a monitoring report, overall report and concurrent letter, these documents present the organization, implementation and concluding results of the analysis of existing and proposed impacts to National Register eligible site 38SU182/208 at Poinsett Electronic Combat Range, Shaw Air Force Base, Sumter County, South Carolina. Due to continued use of Passageway and Sugar Sand roads that skirt the northern and eastern edge of the site, the South Carolina State Historic Preservation Office...


Analysis of Impact to National Register Eligible Sites 38SU106 and 38SU182/208, Poinsett Electronic Combat Range, Shaw Air Force Base, Sumter County, South Carolina (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Natalie P. Adams.

This report presents the results of the analysis of existing and proposed impacts to National Register eligible site 38SU182/208 at Poinsett Electronic Combat Range, Shaw Air Force Base, Sumter County, South Carolina. Due to continued use of Passageway and Sugar Sand roads that skirt the northern and eastern edge of the site, the South Carolina State Historic Preservation Office requested that an analysis be performed to determine if continued use of the roads would adversely impact the site,...


An Analysis of Magnetic Surveys on the Kiln Site and the School Site at the Homestead National Monument, Nebraska (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John W. Weymouth.

In a desire to obtain some information about possible subsurface features as well as to test survey methods, the Midwest Archeological Center, National Park Service carried out magnetic surveys over two sites at Homestead National Monument, Beatrice, Nebraska during September, 1981. This report is an analysis and interpretation, by the author, in fulfillment of Purchase 0rder px-6115-9-0616, of the data obtained in those surveys.


Anthem at Merrill Ranch: Cultural Resources Inventory of the 3,260-Acre Parcel between Coolidge and Florence, Pinal County, Arizona (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Daniel K. Newsome.

Between October 20 and 23, 2004, archaeologists from EnviroSystems Management, Inc. (EnviroSystems) conducted a Class III cultural resources inventory of 1,568 acres of private land between Coolidge and Florence, Pinal County, Arizona. The 1,568 acres are part of a 3,260-acre parcel proposed for residential development (the remaining 1,692 acres were not examined during this project because 442 acres of the parcel were under cotton cultivation at the time of the inventory and the other 1,250...


The Archaeological Conservancy Monitoring at Fence Post Locations for the Fence Repair and Replacement Project at the Barrio de Tubac Archaeological Preserve, Santa Cruz County, Arizona (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Steve Koczan.

The Barrio de Tubac, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, is an archaeological preserve owned and managed by The Archaeological Conservancy (TAC). The Tubac settlement and town site are included in the National Register of Historic Places. The Barrio de Tubac is also included in the National Register of Historic Places. On June 5, 2006, Steve Koczan from TAC monitored the digging of 13 holes for fence posts at corners and braces that were needed to repair and replace portions of the fence at the...


Archaeological Data Recovery and Removal of Stabilization Measures at CA-SBA-698 (2020)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Eric S. Nocerino. Clayton G. Lebow. Karin Pitts-Olmedo. Rebecca McKim. Ann Munns. Michelle Newcomb. Terry Joslin.

This document is a Section 110 Archaeological Data Recovery and Removal of Stabilization Measures at CA-SBA-698. The purpose of this Archaeological Study is to evaluate the eligibility of CA-SBA-698 for the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). Based on midden characteristics observed on the surface and in exposed erosional profiles, the site is likely to contain information important to the understanding of prehistory and retain sufficient contextual integrity to qualify for listing.


Archaeological Data Recovery for the Ellsworth Road Widening Project, Queen Creek, Maricopa County, Arizona (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text A.E. (Gene) Rogge. Pamela J. Cox.

MCDOT and the Town of Queen Creek are widening 2.7 kilometers (1.7 miles) of Ellsworth Road to six lanes. MCDOT retained URS Corporation to conduct cultural resource studies to address the Maricopa County Comprehensive Plan objectives for promoting appreciation and preservation of significant archaeological and historical resources within the framework of state and federal laws. The law applicable to this project is the Arizona Antiquities Act. A survey documented that the project could affect...


Archaeological Data Recovery of 1.1 Acres within the Prehistoric Site of La Ciudad (AZ T:12:1[ASM]), Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John T. Marshall. Douglas B. Craig.

This document presents a report describing archaeological data recovery within a 1.1 acre parcel located near the eastern edge of AZ T:12:1(ASM), a large Hohokam village known as La Ciudad. Data recovery was undertaken to collect information and analyze materials from a sample of features at the site in order to mitigate the impacts of the planned construction of a women’s center for victims of domestic abuse. A single prehistoric pit house was investigated during the project. No additional...


Archaeological Inspection of an Excavated Ramp Along Grand Canal near Pueblo Grande, Phoenix, Maricopa County (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lisa Champagne.

At the request of Judy Brunson of Salt River Project (SRP), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. examined an exposed ramp cut on the south side of the Grand Canal. The exposed walls were looked at to determine if cultural resources were impacted by the excavation. This cut is in an area of intensive prehistoric and historic activity.


Archaeological Investigations at La Ciudad, AZ T:12:1(ASM), The Frank Luke Addition Locus, Volume 1: Introduction, Feature Descriptions, Chronology, and Canals (2016)
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Logan Simpson conducted archaeological excavations between February and June 2013 for the City of Phoenix’s Frank Luke Addition (FLA) Project. The excavations were completed within a 9.1-acre parcel situated within the prehistoric site of La Ciudad (AZ T:12:1[ASM]), a Hohokam village located north of the Salt River. The FLA Project is located within a highly urbanized portion of the City of Phoenix (COP) in the Phoenix Basin, south-central Arizona. Historical documents indicate that the FLA...


Archaeological Investigations at La Ciudad, AZ T:12:1(ASM), The Frank Luke Addition Locus, Volume 2: Analytical Studies, Synthesis, and Data Appendixes (2016)
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Logan Simpson archaeologists recovered a total of 18,799 ceramic artifacts during testing and data recovery within the FLA Phase 2 and Phase 3 loci. The collection mainly consists of body sherds (92 percent) and rim sherds (8 percent) from pottery vessels, but small numbers of non-vessel ceramic artifacts (e.g., figurines, pipe stems, and raw clays), partially reconstructible vessels (PRV), and a complete vessel (CV) also were recovered. The PRVs generally consist of multiple refitted sherds...


Archaeological Investigations for the PGM Public Arts Walkway Project, Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park, Phoenix, Arizona (2016)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Connie A. Darby.

Archaeological testing and data recovery prior to construction of the PGM Public Arts Walkway and archaeological monitoring of subsequent construction activities within the grounds of the city-owned Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park.This report includes background information about the project area, descriptions of the field methods and results of the monitoring and data recovery effort, a summary of work accomplished, and recommendations for future work in the project area locale.


Archaeological Investigations in Support of the South Phoenix Loop Street and Landscaping Projects: Data Recovery at AZ T:12:231 (ASM), Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Daniel H. Sorrell.

This report presents the results of an archaeological testing and data recovery program conducted by EcoPlan for COP on approximately three acres of land in south Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona. These archaeological investigations were conducted in advance of the COP Neighborhood Services Department’s South Phoenix Village Loop Street and Landscaping project (COP Cost Center Numbers ND30010010 and ND30010011). Because project activities associated with these projects were deemed likely to...


Archaeological Investigations, Site 44HT27, Fort Monroe (FM2004.002)
PROJECT William M. Gardner.

Phase II evaluation studies were conducted at four loci at Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia. The entire property of Fort Monroe, a National Historic Landmark, has been assigned the State site number of 44HT27. The loci studied in this report are Locus 1, Locus 15, Locus 18 and Locus 20 and a Phase III monitoring of portions of Locus 16. Thunderbird Archeological Associates, Inc. (TAA), Woodstock, Virginia, conducted the archeological research for Environment and Engineering, Inc., of Virginia...


Archaeological Management and Investigations of Eight Sites at the Poinsett Electronic Combat Range, Sumter County, South Carolina
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District. Natalie P. Adams.

From March 1 to April 18, 2004, New South Associates, Inc. (NSA) conducted Phase II archaeological investigations of eight sites on the Poinsett Electronic Combat Range (PECR), Shaw Air Force Base, in Sumter County, South Carolina. This Phase II archaeological testing was conducted under subcontract with Geo-Marine, Inc., for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, and Shaw Air Force Base. This Phase II investigation focused on eight sites both prehistoric and historic. The Phase...


Archaeological Monitoring , Emergency Waterline Repair, Bellows Air Force Station, Waimānalo, Ko‘olaupoko District, O‘ahu Island, Hawai‘i, TMK-1-4-1-015:001 (2022)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Argonne National Laboratory.

Memo monitoring report for emergency waterline repair. Emergency repair of the broken waterline did not impact any historic properties.


Archaeological Monitoring and Data Recovery for the 64th Street Project, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (2015)
DOCUMENT Full-Text A. E. (Gene) Rogge.

The City of Phoenix (City) involved construction of approximately 0.3 mile (0.5 kilometer [km]).The City used fill material previously stockpiled within the alignment of an unbuilt segment. The project also included construction of curbs, gutters, sidewalks, and drainage ditches along each side of the new street, and culverts to direct storm water beneath the roadway. After monitoring identified archaeological features, the City modified the scope of work to include data recovery excavations....


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 Monitoring at Chambers Street, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael Stubing.

Records in the PGM database indicate that the APE is located within 50 ft. of the plotted location of a prehistoric canal. The COP Archaeology Office guidelines require that archaeological monitoring and/or testing be conducted for ground-disturbing projects that are located within 250 ft. of a prehistoric site or within 50 ft. of a prehistoric canal. Due to the possible presence of cultural resources, the COP Archaeology Office requested that cultural resource monitoring be conducted during...