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...


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...


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.


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 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 U.S. 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 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 for a Subsurface Electricity Line and Guard Rail Footings at Yuma Territorial State Historic Park (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Laurene G. Montero.

Arizona State Parks has completed archaeological monitoring for excavations associated with park improvements at Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park, Yuma, Arizona. Excavations consisted of footings for a guard rail and a trench for an electricity line. Monitoring was conducted on Wednesday and Thursday, September 16 and 17, and Tuesday, November 10, 1992, by Laurene G. Montero, Archaeologist for Arizona State Parks. This work was accomplished pursuant to ARS 41-861 through 41-864 of the...


Archaeological Monitoring of Erosion Control Activities at 38SA1, Saluda County, South Carolina (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Carol Poplin.

"In November 2004, an Archaeologist from Brockington and Associates, Inc., observed shore stabilization activities at 38SA1, to document any disturbed cultural deposits. The plan for stabilization proposed by Dyck and Bailey (2004) was used as an outline for activities. Minor changes to the plan were implemented that were less intrusive that those proposed in Dyck and Bailey (2004)."


Archaeological Monitoring of Four Well Field Sites on Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribe Lands Near Leupp, Navajo County, Arizona
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) investigated a potential well field southwest of the community of Leupp on the Navajo Nation, and north of Meteor Crater on Hopi Tribal lands. Five well sites were originally identified to assess the overall potential for developing a well field to pump ground water for delivery by pipeline to the Peabody Coal Mine as well as to Hopi and Navajo communities. Under an on-call contract with Reclamation, at the request of Jon Czaplicki, Archaeological...


Archaeological Monitoring of Four Well Field Sites on Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribe Lands Near Leupp, Navajo County, Arizona: Photo Log (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Walter R. Punzmann.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) investigated a potential well field southwest of the community of Leupp on the Navajo Nation, and north of Meteor Crater on Hopi Tribal lands. Five well sites were originally identified to assess the overall potential for developing a well field to pump ground water for delivery by pipeline to the Peabody Coal Mine as well as to Hopi and Navajo communities. Under an on-call contract with Reclamation, at the request of Jon Czaplicki, Archaeological...


Archaeological Monitoring of Four Well Field Sites on Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribe Lands Near Leupp, Navajo County, Arizona: Photos (2005)
IMAGE Walter R. Punzmann.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) investigated a potential well field southwest of the community of Leupp on the Navajo Nation, and north of Meteor Crater on Hopi Tribal lands. Five well sites were originally identified to assess the overall potential for developing a well field to pump ground water for delivery by pipeline to the Peabody Coal Mine as well as to Hopi and Navajo communities. Under an on-call contract with Reclamation, at the request of Jon Czaplicki, Archaeological...


Archaeological Monitoring of Four Well Field Sites on Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribe Lands Near Leupp, Navajo County, Arizona: Report (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Walter R. Punzmann. Teresa L. Pinter.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) investigated a potential well field southwest of the community of Leupp on the Navajo Nation, and north of Meteor Crater on Hopi Tribal lands. Five well sites were originally identified to assess the overall potential for developing a well field to pump ground water for delivery by pipeline to the Peabody Coal Mine as well as to Hopi and Navajo communities. Under an on-call contract with Reclamation, at the request of Jon Czaplicki, Archaeological...


Archaeological monitoring of monitoring well installation, Keen Dip Vat Site, Polk County, Florida (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Robert J. Austin.

The Keen Dip Vat site (Florida Site File Number 8P0994) is located near the center of Section 33, T3 1S, R30E on the Avon Park Air Force Range in Polk County, Florida . It is the location of an early 20th century homestead and a later cattle dipping station. The site is associated with the Keen family who were active in the cattle ranching industry in Polk and Highlands Counties. The main components of the site are the preserved remains of the dipping station which include a concrete dip vat,...


Archaeological Monitoring, Treatment and Data Recovery Plan of PIN 0757.46.121, Grangebel Park Improvements in the Town of Riverhead, Suffolk County, New York, Program Year 2005-2006 (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael J. Lenardi.

This report presents a Monitoring, Treatment and Data Recovery Plan for Grangebel Park, located in the Town of Riverhead, Suffolk County, New York. The New York Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) in cooperation with the Federal highway Administration (FHWA) and the Town of Riverhead Community Development Agency have proposed improvements to Grangebel Park as part of a larger, more comprehensive plan to revitalize Riverhead. No prior archaeological investigations are known to have been...


Archaeological Site Examination: Orchard House Preservation Project (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Leith Smith. David Landon.

A preservation program for Orchard House in Concord, MA (Con.-HA-17), the historic home of the Alcott family including Louisa May, author of Little Women (1868), called for extensive structural repairs and construction of a new foundation under the rear portion of the house as well as interior and exterior utility work. Archaeological testing was conducted to identify cultural resources that would be impacted by the proposed project, and to propose alternatives to avoid, minimize or mitigate...


Archaeological Subsurface Surveys of Potential Mortuary Areas and Select Parcels on the Fort Lee Military Reservation, Prince George County, Virginia (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text New South Associates, Inc..

This investigation addressed three parcels, broken into four project areas to determine the potential for unmarked subsurface archaeological features with a particular emphasis on identifying unmarked graves. Area 1, located on the periphery of U.S. Army Fort Lee Military Reservation in eastern Virginia, was adjacent to an unmarked cemetery (Laboring Sisters of the Vineyard, 44PG0543) on property currently owned by Prince George County. Areas 2A, 2B and 3 were on parcels in the immediately...


Archaeological Subsurface Surveys, Fort Lee Military Reservation, Prince George County (FL2011.018)
PROJECT Hugh B. Matternes. J. W. Joseph. Shawn Patch.

This investigation addressed the location of an unmarked cemetery on property currently owned by Prince George County, adjacent to U.S. Army Fort Lee Military Reservation in eastern Virginia. Historical research indicated that the burial ground was associated with the laboring Sisters of the Vine Burial Association who used it as a cemetery in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Relic fences and property boundary markers indicated where the probable cemetery property boundaries...


Archaeological Testing And Burial Removal Of Unit 11 At Pueblo Grande, AZ U:9:1(ASM), DMB Property, 44th And Van Buren Streets, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona -- DRAFT REPORT (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Banks L. Leonard.

Between April 4 and July 3, 1997, Soil Systems, Inc. (SSI) archaeologists conducted a program of archaeological test excavations and burial removal for DMB Property on a parcel of land to facilitate compliance with A.R.S. 41-865 for the protection of human remains (Arizona State Museum [ASM] Case No. 97-15). The DMB Property land was a 10.48-ac (42.41 ha) parcel located on the north side of Van Buren Street, between 44th Street and the Hohokam Expressway Right-of-way in Phoenix. The...


Archaeological Testing At Gateway Lot 4, Kitchell Development Company Property, 44th Street And Gateway Boulevard, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona -- DRAFT REPORT (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Banks L. Leonard.

On April 17 and 18, 1997, personnel from Soil Systems, Inc. (SSI) completed archaeological test excavations on a 3.8 acre parcel, Gateway Lot 4, scheduled for commercial development. Based on previous research, the parcel was believed to lie near the northwest edge of the large Hohokam site of Pueblo Grande (AZ U:9:1[ASM], see Bostwick 1993-4; Breternitz 1994; Kwiatkowski 1996). Archaeological remains incuding burials were previously documented less than 300 ft (61 m) southeast of Gateway Lot 4,...


Archaeological Testing of Unit 13 at Pueblo Grande, AZ U:9:1(ASM), Arizona Federal Credit Union Property, 44th and Van Buren Streets, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Banks L. Leonard.

The Arizona Federal Credit Union (AFCU) property was a 3.26-acre parcel undergoing commercial development at the northeast corner of 44th and Van Buren Streets in Phoenix, Arizona. The parcel is located immediately southwest of Unit 7 and immediately west of Unit 11 at Pueblo Grande (AZ U:9:1(ASM)), where archaeological features including burials had been encountered previously. Because of its proximity, there was a high probability that archaeological remains including burials would also be...


Archaeology Field Survey Reports Contributed by BLM, Arcata, CA Field Office
PROJECT Uploaded by: Melinda Salisbury

This project includes Archaeology Field Survey Reports contributed by the Bureau of Land Management's, Arcata, California field office.This initial contribution will establish a regional digital archive project whose goal is to accumulate heritage documents, greatly enhancing our ability to preserve historic resources within the North Coast Region.