Musket Balls (Material Keyword)
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Since 1993 eight archaeological surveys have been conducted within Hanscom Air Force Base (HAFB). As a result of those surveys two prehistoric and two historic period sites have been identified. This report is a summary of the investigations and findings for these archaeological surveys conducted within Hanscom Air Force Base.
Archeological Reconnaissance of Historic Sites in the Fort Randall Reservoir Area: a Preliminary Report (1950)
From July 19 to November 3 in 1930 a survey and excavation program was carried on to locate and if possible determine the physical appearance of historic sites which will shortly be flooded in the Fort Randall Reservoir area. An important feature of the program was to photograph the ruins and gather representative artifacts from each, to be placed in museums to help portray the site’s history. The work was carried on for the National Park Service by the Smithsonian Institution as part of the...
Report of a Specialized Intensive (Locational) Survey, Lexington Battle Road, Hanscom Air Force Base, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (2007)
On behalf of Hanscom Air Force Base, the Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence requested that a specialized archeological survey, consisting of a metal-detector survey followed by field excavation, be conducted in the areas with potential for battlefield debris. The survey would focus on resources associated with the Battle of April 19, 1775. The Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence originally contracted TN & Associates, which in turn subcontracted Timelines, Inc. (now John...