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Archaeological Clearance Survey for Segment of Proposed Arizona Trail within Oracle State Park, Pinal County, Arizona (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Laurene G. Montero.

This report presents the results of a Class III archaeological survey for a proposed hiking/equestrian trail that is within the Oracle Center for Environmental Education State Park, Arizona. The area surveyed is on land owned by the Arizona State Parks Board (ASPB). Survey was conducted to obtain cultural resources clearance for construction of an approximately 5 3/4-mile segment of the proposed Arizona Trail. In entirety, the Arizona Trail will be over 700 miles, originating in Mexico and...


Archaeological Data Recovery at AZ EE:1:301 (ASM), Town of Sahuarita, Pima County, Arizona (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David B. Tucker.

Between May 28 and June 6, 2008, SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) conducted Phase II archaeological data recovery at AZ EE:1:301 (ASM) on the Sahuarita Duval property in the Town of Sahuarita, Pima County, Arizona. The project was conducted through a contractual agreement with Sahuarita Plaza Investors, LLC, in anticipation of proposed commercial development. Prior to any development on the privately owned property, it was necessary for Sahuarita Plaza Investors, LLC, to comply with...


Archaeological Data Recovery at the Rohrig Substation, Queen Creek, Arizona (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text T. Kathleen Henderson.

The Southwest Germann site is among the largest of prehistoric Hohokam settlements in the Queen Creek area. The Rohrig Substation property is located at its southwestern edge and overlaps a previously unreported habitation locus. Archaeological testing (Phase 1 data recovery) at the substation documented the presence of adobe-walled rooms, puddling pits, and trash deposits that were probably contained within an adobe-walled compound on the easternmost side of the Rohrig property. Salt River...


Archaeological Excavations at AZ BB:9:144 (ASM): A Limited-Use Site in the Northern Tucson Basin, Pima County, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark Slaughter. David A. Phillips, Jr..

On October 11, 1992, archaeologists from PAST conducted an archaeological survey of the Encanto II property, Pima County, Arizona, for Pulte Home Corporation (Stephen 1992). The property consisted of two parcels. The first parcel, consists of about 4 ha (10 acres). The second parcel, consists of about 8 ha (20 acres). Land ownership is private. The survey by PAST located two areas of cultural resources; these were labeled Locality A and Locality B. Locality A consisted of four possible rock...


Archaeological Investigations at the Outpost Estates II Parcel of AZ BB:10:59 (ASM)—An Early Agricultural Period San Pedro Phase Site in the Eastern Tucson Basin (2008)
DOCUMENT Full-Text S. Jerome Hesse.

In June 2005 and September-October 2005, SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA), under contract with Outpost Development, conducted archaeological testing and data recovery at AZ BB:10:59 (ASM), located in the eastern Tucson Basin, near Tucson, in Pima County, Arizona. Outpost Development, which has subsequently sub-divided the 10-acre project parcel into nine individual house lots, a development known as Outpost Estates II, funded the archaeological excavations to comply with Pima County’s...


Archaeological Investigations in the Tinaja Hills, Pima County, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text R. Thomas Euler. Earl W. Sires.

This report presents project background information and the results of investigations conducted at five archaeological sites located in the Tinaja Hills of southern Arizona. These investigations (SWCA Project No. 88-15) were conducted during January, February, and March of 1989, by SWCA, under contract with Celia Barr Associates of Tucson, Arizona. These investigations were necessitated by the fact that the project area is currently under development as the Arizona Proving Grounds for...


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...


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 and Data Recovery at the Florence Prison, Pinal County, Arizona: The SMU (Special Management Unit) Project (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard V. N. Ahlstrom.

Between February 10 and 16, 1994, archaeologists from SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants conducted testing and data recovery at three archaeological sites, AZ U:15:234 (ASM), AZ U:15:235 (ASM), and AZ U:15:236 (ASM), located near Florence on Arizona State Trust land. The work was carried out under Project-Specific Permit No. 94-14, granted by the Arizona State Museum (ASM), and in accord with a mitigation plan prepared by SWCA (1993) and approved by the Arizona State Land Department (ASLD)...


Archaeological Testing at Five Sites in North Neighborhood 12, Rancho Vistoso, Town of Oro Valley, Pima County, Arizona (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Joseph A. Ezzo.

In July and August 2003, SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) conducted a cultural resources survey of 208 acres in North Neighborhood 12 of the Rancho Vistoso development in Oro Valley, Arizona (Hesse 2003). Eight archaeological sites were identified. Following agency review of these findings, four prehistoric sites and one historic site were considered eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and required additional archaeological work prior to development. A...


Archaeological Testing at Sites AZ U:1:128 (ASM) and AZ U:1:129 (ASM), North Scottsdale, Arizona (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Douglas R. Mitchell.

This document presents the results of archaeological testing, including mapping and surface collections, at two prehistoric sites, AZ U:1:128 (ASM) and AZ U:1:129 (ASM), in northern Scottsdale, Arizona. Previous archaeological work in a 480-acre parcel owned by Desert Mountain Properties, Inc. (Desert Mountain), included a survey (Bilsbarrow and Stone 1994) and a monitoring project (Hampson 1995). The testing project area includes the northern part of the original survey area. These sites are...


Archaeological Testing Report for Roy P. Drachman Agua Caliente Park: The Whiptail Site and Agua Caliente Ranch Site, Pima County, Arizona (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kevin D. Wellman. Mark Slaughter.

From March 8 to March 23, 1995, SWCA, Inc. Environmental Consultants conducted archaeological testing at the Roy P. Drachman Agua Calicnte County Park. The test excavations were conducted at the request of The Pima County Public Works Department in conformance with The testing Plan (SWCA 1995) was developed in response to Work at the park was based on a testing plan submitted by SWCA and on modifications made at the request of Linda Mayro, the Pima County Public Works Department Archaeologist...


Archaeology at Estrella Mountain Ranch: Prehistoric and Historic Settlement in the Foothills of the Sierra Estella Mountains (2001)
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This report presents the results of archaeological survey, testing and data recovery investigations conducted in the Estrella Mountain Ranch Development, near Goodyear, Arizona. The project area includes over 11,000 acres that is part of a residential development. In order to develop the area, the property owners were required to obtain a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to comply with Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. The Corps is the lead federal agency for this project since...


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....


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.


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 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...


Boundary Delineation and Limited Testing of Several Sites on the Fort McDowell Indian Reservation, Maricopa County, Arizona (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kim Adams.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted survey of 200 acres and limited testing of cultural resources on Fort McDowell Mohave-Apache Indian Community (FMIC) land at the request of Mr. Jon Czaplicki of the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation). The work was performed to define the boundaries of archaeological sites to be avoided by agricultural development. Eight sites were slated for preservation; however, only seven sites were relocated and flagged, and two new sites were...


Casa de Piedras Arizona Site Steward File (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Brian W. Kenny. John H. Madsen. W. W. Wasley. Shelley Rasmussen. D. M. Fournier.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for Casa de Piedras, located on State Trust land. The site is comprised of a Hohokam masonry compound, artifact scatter, and possible cremation. However, this file also contains information for sites throughout the Beardsley Canal Recharge Project area and in the Calderwood District. The metadata reflects the Casa de Piedras site specific documents. The file consists of a site steward program resource nomination form, site map, letter regarding Calderwood...


The Cortaro Road Site: 2800 Years of Prehistory in the Northern Tucson Basin (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Rachel Fernandez

Between November 9, 2001 and May 31, 2002, SWCA archaeologists conducted a series of testing and data recovery investigations at the Cortaro Road Site (AZ AA:12:232 (ASM)) for Arizona Pavilions Development in the Town of Marana, Pima County, Arizona. This work was conducted to comply with the Town of Marana's regulations for a grading permit. Archaeological features dating to the Early Agricultural (pre-San Pedro, San Pedro, Early Cienega, and Late Cienega phases) and Early Ceramic (Tortolita...


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...


A Cultural Resource Survey of a 50-Acre Parcel Near Tucson, Arizona (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David B. Tucker.

On July 25 and 29, 2003, SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) conducted a Class III cultural resource inventory of a 50-acre parcel of privately-owned land in anticipation of a planned housing development. The work was requested by Mr. Joe Heater and conducted under the authority and conditions of Arizona Antiquities Act Blanket Permit No. 2003-17bl. The survey was required in order to comply with Pima County regulations concerning cultural resources. The project area was thoroughly examined,...