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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...


AR-03-12-03-197 Arizona Site Steward File (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Joseph S. Crary.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the sites AR-03-12-03-197, AR-03-12-03-198, AR-03-12-03-199, AR-03-12-03-200, and AR-03-12-03-227, located on Tonto National Forest land. These Hohokam sites include multiple rock shelters, a pit house village, bedrock grinding features, a field site, terraces, and checkdams. Sites may represent both Hohokam pot and gravity irrigation systems. The file consists of five heritage inventory forms and five preliminary inventory forms. The earliest dated...


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...


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 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-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...


The Archaeology of Alamo Lake, Arizona: A Cultural Resources Sample Survey (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Gregory.

During July and August of 1987, Statistical Research conducted a cultural resources survey of approximately 2400, acres, located in and around Alamo Dam and Reservoir and within the property administered by the Los Angeles District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During the survey.,44 archaeological sites and eight isolated, non-site occurrences of cultural materials were discovered and recorded. Other environmental data relevant to the interpretation of cultural resources within the study area...


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....


The Bartlett Dam Project: Archaeological Test Excavations at Fourteen Sites in the Lower Verde Valley, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Gregory R. Seymour. Mark C. Slaughter. WIlliam L. Deaver. Richard V. N. Ahlstrom.

This report documents the results of a testing program completed by SWCA, Inc. Environmental Consultants in August of 1990 in anticipation of the modification of Bartlett Dam. Modifications to the dam were planned as part of the Central Arizona Project's Regulatory Storage Division (Plan 6) and the Safety of Dams Project. During the month of April, 1990, archaeologists from Northland Research, Inc. conducted an archaeological survey of approximately 929 acres located on the Lower Verde River...


Cottonwood Box Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Wood. McAllister.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file that consists of the Cottonwood Box Ruin which is located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of a masonry room block with artifact scatter and possible terracing and checkdams. The file consists of a heritage inventory form, unlabeled form, two hand drawn site maps, an artifact collection record form, cultural resources inventory form, and a map of the site location. The earliest dated document is from 1983.


Cultural Resource Clearance Survey: Archaeological Survey for Boat Camp Improvements at Lake Havasu and Cattail Cove State Parks, Mohave County, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Laurene G. Montero.

This report presents the results of a Class III cultural resources survey of 41 areas along the east coast of Lake Havasu in Mohave County, Arizona. The survey areas are all on land owned by the United States Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management (BLM), leased to the Arizona State Parks Board (ASPB). This survey was conducted to obtain cultural resources clearance for a project designed to develop new camp sites and improve existing campsites for boaters enjoying the resources of...


Cultural Resources Survey of a Portion of Dead Horse Ranch State Park, and a Proposed Alignment for a New Access Road in Yavapai County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text M. Zyniecki. Thomas N. Motsinger.

An archaeological survey of a portion of Dead Horse Ranch State Park, Yavapai County, Arizona, was completed for the Arizona Department of Transportation and Arizona State Parks by SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants, under contract to Entranco Engineers, Inc., in July 1990. The project was undertaken for a proposed new access road to the park and a bridge across the Verde River as well as for proposed improvements within the park. Sites AZ N:4:18 (ASM) and AZ N:4:31 (ASM) had been formally...


Data Recovery at Four Sites in Dead Horse Ranch State Park, Yavapai County, Arizona (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karolyn Jackman Jensen. Barbara S. MacNider. Mac McDonnell. Jerryll Moreno. John Rapp. Teresa L. Hoffman.

A data recovery program was completed at four archaeological sites (AZ N:4:37 [NA 25,511], N:4:65 [NA 25,512], N:4:66 [NA 25,513], and N:4:68(ASM) [NA 25,514]) by Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) for the Phase 3 Roadway Improvement Project (North Campground Facilities) at Dead Horse Ranch State Park (Park) (Figure 1.1). This program represents the last of a series of mitigation actions conducted for an undertaking sponsored by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and...


Davenport Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Brittany Clark

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Davenport Ruin site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of a Prehistoric limestone pueblo with more than 100 rooms, as well as artifact scatter, a roasting pit, and burial sites. The file consists of a Central Arizona Water Control Study site description, Tonto National Forest site inspection, two site maps, an Arizona State University site survey form, and a map of the site location. The earliest dated document is from...


Euler Sites A & B Arizona Site Steward File (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Connie L. Stone.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for Euler Sites A & B, comprised of a Hohokam masonry pueblo and both lithic and sherd scatter, which is located on Bureau of Land Management land. The file consists of a site data form, two maps showing the site location, two site survey forms with hand drawn site maps, cultural resource site record forms with sherd illustrations and a hand drawn site map, and three pages of color photographs. The earliest dated document is from 1978.


Final Report for Plan 6 Supplemental Cultural Resource Surveys (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Margerie Green. R. W. Effland, Jr.. J. H. King.

This final report reflects a year of on-call Class III cultural resource surveys for Plan 6, the Regulatory Storage Division of the Central Arizona Project. Included are eight reports representing close to 6000 acres of survey performed in the vicinity of the planned New Waddell Dam by Archaeological Consulting Services for the Arizona Projects Office, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Because New Waddell Dam is designed to be rock filled, one of the focal points of the contract was to survey proposed...


Garden Valley Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Joseph S. Crary.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Garden Valley Ruin, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site consists of a Hohokam farming village with masonry room blocks, terraces, field houses, a pit house village, trash middens, artifact scatter, and isolated rooms. The file consists of a heritage inventory form, two maps of the site location, six cultural resource preliminary inventory forms, and six forms entitled Proposed Variables for Site Recording on Tonto and Prescott...


Hidden Ruin of Horseshoe Lake Arizona Site Steward File (1964)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Brittany Clark

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Hidden Ruin of Horseshoe Lake site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of six rooms, a plaza, sherd and lithic scatter, and petroglyphs. The file consists of a Central Arizona Water Control Study site description, a hand drawn site map, an Arizona State University site survey form and field journal pages with petroglyph sketches, and a map of the site location.


Horse Cave Arizona Site Steward File (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Scott Wood. Elaine Zamora. M. A. Sullivan.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Horse Cave site, comprised of a rock shelter with dense artifact scatter, located on Tonto National Forest land. Dates of use are estimated as prior to 800 CE, c. 1300 CE, and 1700 to 1900. The file consists of a site data form, two maps of the site location, a preliminary inventory form, and a site map. The earliest dated form in the document is from 1987.


Ister Flats Arizona Site Steward File (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text R. Neily. C. Donta. J. Howard.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Ister Flats site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of a Late Classic Sinagua room block with courtyards, trash mounds, a rock-lined pit, and artifact scatter. The file consists of a site data form, hand drawn maps of the site, maps of the site location, an artifact diversity form, a Tonto National Forest cultural resources inventory form, a Central Arizona Water Control Study site description form, and an Arizona State...


Land Use and Resource Exploitation of the Sonoran Desert: A Sample Survey of Cultural Resources in Mohave, La Paz, and Yavapai Counties, Arizona (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Bruce A. Jones.

In April and November, 1989, Statistical Research conducted a cultural resource survey of nearly 4,000 acres of land owned by the State of Arizona in Mohave, Yavapai and La Paz counties. The field reconnaissance documented 16 archaeological sites consisting of artifact scatters, trails, rock features, rock art and stationary grinding-features. The non-random survey strategy was based on a stratified sample of 640 acre-study units in the Hualapai and Aquarius Mountains, the Big Sandy Valley and...


Little Maggie May Arizona Site Steward File (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Paul Stewart. J. S. Wood. Elaine Zamora.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file that consists of the Little Maggie May site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site consists of multiple residential structures, sherd and lithic scatter, terracing, and possible trash deposits. The first file contains multiple copies of a site heritage inventory form, maps of the site location, hand drawn site maps, and a Forest Service archaeological and historical site inventory form. The second file contains a site data form, two maps of the...