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Additional Archaeological Testing at Site AZ EE:9:91, Patagonia Lake State Park, Southern Arizona (1981)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jon S. Czaplicki.

Archaeological testing was conducted at site AZ EE:9:91 at Patagonia Lake State Park from 28 through 30 October 1981. This work, done under contract to Arizona State Parks under Arizona State Museum {ASM) permit 81-23, was to supplement similar investigation carried out by ASH personnel at AZ EE:9:91 on 8 and 9 June 1981. The testing crew consisted of Annick George, Carol McCarthy, James Mayberry, and Jon S. Czaplicki. Earlier testing involved backhoe excavation of four trenches to determine...


An Analysis of Cultural Materials from Five Classic Period Hohokam Sites Adjacent to State Route 87 on Lands of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Maricopa County, Arizona (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text C. Marshall Hoffman.

In late August, 1988, Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS) performed a cultural resources survey on lands of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community for the Arizona Department of Transportation. The survey was undertaken for a project involving the construction of turn lanes. The project area encompassed a 4700 ft x 67 ft construction right-of-way adjacent to the northern edge of SR 87. Five prehistoric habitation sites and one prehistoric canal were identified within the...


Archaeological Clearance Survey for Proposed Boundary Fencing at Sonoita Creek Natural Area Park, Santa Cruz County, Arizona (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Laurene G. Montero.

This report presents the results of a Class III archaeological survey at Sonoita Creek State Natural Area Park, Santa Cruz County, Arizona. The survey was conducted to obtain cultural resources clearance for the installation of boundary fencing on the western side of the park. The area surveyed is on land owned by the Arizona State Parks Board (ASPB), which borders private land. Proposed fencing will extend approximately 5.7 miles across the circuitous western park boundary. Four-strand barbed...


Archaeological Investigations: Arizona Nuclear Power Project, Salt River Project, Bureau of Land Management, State, and Private Lands, Maricopa County, Arizona: Final Report for Palo Verde to Westwing Transmission System: An Intensive Survey of the Transmission Line and Access Roads (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein. Stanley Granger. Cynthia L. Freeman.

Seven archaeological sites and 26 isolated finds were recorded during a recent survey of the right-of-way and access roads for the proposed Palo Verde to Westwing Transmission Line. The sites ranged from Hohokam camps and special-purpose, limited activity sites to Anglo homesteads of the early 20th century. Other archaeological loci usually consisted of isolated sherds or a pot-drop, though one flaked tool and several pieces of ground stone were also found. The three prehistoric sites were...


Archaeological Investigations: Salt River Project, Silverking-Kyrene, East End Transmission Line and Silverking-Oak Flat Transmission Line Tower Location and Access Road Survey, Tonto National Forest, Pinal County, Arizona: Final Report for Archaeological Clearance Survey of Tower Locations and Access Road Alignments (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ronald K. Yablon. Donald E. Weaver, Jr..

Tower locations and access road alignments were surveyed by Museum of Northern Arizona personnel. Only three non-site loci were recorded. No previously unrecorded sites were located.


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 Site Mapping at Coal Mine Spring, Sonoita Creek State Natural Area (AZSP), April 2010 (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeremy Moss.

In April, 2010 a partnership between Sonoita Creek State Natural Area (SNA) and the National Park Service (Tumacacori National Historical Park) began when the manager of Sonoita Creek SNA, Jennifer Parks, approached me about conducting an archaeological survey of the new Coal Mine Spring addition north northwest of Lake Patagonia. The Coal Mine Spring area of Sonoita Creek State Natural Area had not been previously surveyed for archaeological sites. The total addition covers over 4,000 acres, so...


Archaeological Survey in Catalina State Park with a Focus on the Romero Ruin (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark D. Elson. William H. Doelle.

Catalina State Park is situated approximately 22 km (14 miles) north of Tucson, Arizona. Within this beautiful and pristine desert area lie a large number of relatively undisturbed archaeological sites. The park has witnessed a long and varied history. Sometime after 5000 B.C. Archaic period hunters and gatherers first roamed through the park area in their search for game and edible plants. During the following Hohokam period the park area was intensively occupied. A wide range of sites are...


An Archaeological Survey in the Blackwater Area, Volume 2: Site Descriptions and Related Data (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Gregory. Diane L. Douglas.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), United States Department of the Interior, was in the initial stages of the Water Management Project designed to bring Central Arizona Project water to the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC). Under terms of a contract signed in 1992 with the GRIC, facilities designed and constructed by Reclamation would deliver 173,000 acre-feet of water annually onto the reservation. Federal law mandates consideration of potential impacts of such projects upon cultural...


An Archaeological Survey of a Proposed Landfill, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Maricopa County, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Walter R. Punzmann.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a cultural resources survey on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community for a proposed landfill site. The survey, requested by Terry Leonard of the SRPMIC, was undertaken to identify and assess cultural resources that might be impacted by the development of the landfill. Twenty-three sites were identified, 18 prehistoric and five historic. Nine of the prehistoric sites represent lithic scatters, four are artifact scatters, and five...


An Archaeological Survey of the Mead-Davis-Parker 230 KV Transmission Line #2 (1973)
DOCUMENT Full-Text George A. Bondley. Richard H. Brooks.

At the request of the Arizona Archaeological Center, National Park Service, Tucson, Arizona, an archaeological inventory was made of a proposed 230 Kv transmission line right-of-way corridor for the Central Arizona Project. This survey was undertaken in support of the initial environmental assessment of the Granite Reef Aqueduct portion of the Central Arizona Project. The survey corridor stretched from Boulder City, Nevada, to Davis Dam, Nevada, and from there to Parker Dam, Arizona. Six...


An Archaeological Survey of the Salt River Project Lower Buckeye Road Canal Relocation Project, Maricopa County, Arizona (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Barbara S. Macnider.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an archaeological survey in southwestern Phoenix along Lower Buckeye Road at the request of Judy Brunson of the Salt River Project (SRP). The survey was performed in order to provide an inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that would be affected by the relocation of the Lower Buckeye Road canal. The project consisted of six parcels that totaled approximately 7.1 acres (2.86 ha); all parcels, except for Parcel 3, are...


An Archaeological Survey of the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1973)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark Grady.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed the Arizona State Museum to conduct a cultural resources survey of the Salt-Gila (Fannin-McFarland) Aqueduct as part of its environmental assessment of the impacts of the proposed Central Arizona Project. Twenty-two archaeological sites and two major areas of cultural activity were identified during the survey. Of these sites, 19 were recommended for further investigation and 5 were suggested for clearance (not eligible for the NRHP). The...


Archaeological Test Excavations at Two Sites In the Vicinity of the Lake Pleasant Regional Park (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants.

During the summer of 1988, archaeologists from Archaeological Consulting Services of Tempe, Arizona, conducted an archaeological survey of 220 acres in the vicinity of Lake Pleasant Regional Park located northwest of Phoenix. This survey was conducted in order to provide inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that might be affected by the proposed exchange of this parcel to the Maricopa County Water Conservation District by the Bureau of Reclamation. This survey resulted in the...


The Archaeological Test Excavations of Five Sites in the Lake Pleasant Regional Park (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text R. Thomas Euler.

During the summer of 1988, archaeologists from Archaeological Consulting Services of Tempe, Arizona, conducted an archaeological survey of seven miles of 250-foot wide road right-of-way in Lake Pleasant Regional Park located northwest of Phoenix. This survey was conducted in order to provide inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that might be affected by the construction of additional internal roads within the park boundary. This survey resulted in the identification of nine...


Archaeological Testing at the Romero Ruin: Part 2 (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Deborah L. Swartz.

Limited archaeological testing was conducted at the Romero Ruin, AZ BB:9:1 (ASM), during the spring of 1993 by archaeologists from the Center for Desert Archaeology. The site is a large prehistoric Hohokam village with an overlying historic component, located in Catalina State Park approximately 10 miles north of Tucson, Arizona. The purpose of the testing program was threefold: 1) to expose archaeological features along the interpretive trail prior to the features' being stabilized, 2) to...


An Archaeological Transect Across the Western Prescott Periphery: Prehistoric Site Distribution Based on Combined Survey Results (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas E. Wright. David E. Purcell.

Three archaeological surveys have been conducted along parallel transects through west-central Arizona: the Museum of Northern Arizona's survey of the Mead to Phoenix powerline right-of-way, SWCA's survey of Mead to Phoenix project construction access roads, and Archaeological Research Services's survey of the U. S. Highway 93 right-of-way for the Arizona Department of Transportation. Combining the results of these surveys and previous research reveals three major concentrations of sites. These...


Archaeology at the Gillespie Dam Site: Data Recovery Investigations for the Palo Verde to Pinal West 500 kV Transmission Line, Maricopa County, Arizona (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Alaina Harmon

In this report, the results of data recovery efforts conducted for the Palo Verde to Pinal West transmission line project at the Gillespie Dam site, AZ T:13:18 (ASM), in the Gila Bend area of the Gila River are presented. The site is a prehistoric Hohokam-Patayan settlement with an overlay of Historic era material. Fieldwork primarily occurred within the construction staging area of a transmission tower. Although covering less than an acre, the staging area contained surprising numbers of...


Archeological Investigations Along the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein.

In 1978, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) to complete an intensive archaeological survey of the proposed alignment for the Salt-Gila Aqueduct, a feature of the Central Arizona Project. The survey area was 11,115 acres and included the 60 mile-long transmission line (with a typical width of 200 meters), three proposed utility line locations, one flood retention dike location, 11 possible spoil or realignment areas, and a subsidence well....


Archeological Site Survey, Basic Data Report, BPI_0516, N.D. (2018)
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This shell midden consists of approximately 8 acres. Four stps placed within this area recorded depths between 20 and 30cmbs. A rhyolite flake was found in one of the stps within the midden area. A small quantity of oyster shell was recovered in three stps along the cliff. Prehistoric material distribution (including one non-diagnostic ceramic sherd) was thinly scattered throughout most sections of the test area, which extended some 400m further southwest from the oyster shell...


Archeological Site Survey, Basic Data Report, BPI_0518, N.D. (2018)
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This site lies on a finger ridge jutting north into the marshy Kings Creek, about 600m east of its mouth at Nanjemoy Creek. Three ceramic fragments (untyped) and a rhyolite flake were found in two stps on this finger of land jutting north into the marsh.


Archeological Site Survey, Basic Data Report, BPI_0522, N.D. (2018)
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Originally mapped by Judge Graham and later documented by Wilke and Thompson, this oyster shell midden is being actively eroded by waves on Nanjemoy Creek. The midden surface has also been highly disturbed by disking and blading. Numerous piles of surplus or discarded test equipment are being stored on the midden. Radiocarbon dated at 2220 +/- 50 BP, this site is attributed to the Middle Woodland period. Supporting this cultural association is the presence of Mockley ceramics (three sherds). The...


An Archeological Survey of the Gila River Farms Expansion, Pinal County, Arizona (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mary Sullivan. Monique Sawyer-Lang. Richard W. Effland, Jr.. Margerie Green.

An archaeological clearance survey of the proposed Gila River Farms Expansion area was undertaken by Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS). This survey was performed in accordance with the provisions and regulations of the National Historic Preservation Act in order to locate, identify, and assess cultural resources that might be adversely impacted when the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) begins to utilize this land for agriculture. A total of four sites, four artifact scatters, and...


The ASU Fall Field School at Site AZ U:9:14 (ASM), The 1995 Season (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Glen Rice.

This is a report on archaeological field investigations conducted in 1994 and 1995 at a Classic period Hohokam compound located in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community of Arizona. The work was performed at the southern locus of site AZ U:9:14 (ASM) under the direction of Glen Rice as part of a course in archaeological field methods taught in the Department of Anthropology at Arizona State University (course number ASB 231 for undergraduates and ASB 532 for graduate...


AZ AA:3:156 (ASM) Arizona Site Steward File (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John Welch. John H. Madsen.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file that consists of the AZ AA:3:156 (ASM) site, located on State Trust land. The site is comprised of depressions, a pit house (alternatively described as a room block in various documents), artifact scatter, trash deposits, and a burial ground. The file consists of a Arizona State Museum archaeological survey form and five maps of the site location. The earliest dated document is from 1986.