St Louis Archaeology (Other Keyword)

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Excavating St. Louis: French Colonial and Urban Archaeology (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Rachel Campbell. Michael Meyer.

The history of the city of St Louis, Missouri begins with the arrival of the French and spans over 250 years of development into the large urban center of today. The original settlement was thought to have been destroyed by the expansion of the city; however, recent excavations by the Missouri Department of Transportation at the Madame Haycraft Site (23SL2334) have discovered intact French colonial occupations in the heart of downtown. Work here has uncovered a large poteaux-en-terre French...