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Adelphi BPI Oversized Document Inventory Spreadsheet.
Annotated Letter from the U.S. Army Electronic Research and Development Command to U.S. Army Materiel Command, Ballast House (1984)
An annotated letter referencing a prior letter sent from the State Historic Preservation Officer of the Maryland Historical Trust that directed Harry Diamond Laboratories to follow the guidelines stated in the letter sent 13 August 1984. HDL Facilities Engineering Office believes that higher headquarters recommend appropriate terms of agreement if a new MOA regarding the Ballast House is to be negotiated.
Archaeological Site Map, BPI_0277 (1985)
Archaeological site map of the Ballast House at Blossom Point.
An Archeological Overview and Management Plan for the Harry Diamond Laboratories - Blossom Point Test Site (1985)
This archeological overview and management plan provides a tool which can be used by DARCOM and decision makers at the Harry Diamond Laboratories - Blossom Point Test Site to assist in complying with regulations and procedures relating to historic preservation (Technical Manual 5-801-1, Technical Note No. 78-17, Resource Management; 32 CFR 650.181-850.193; Army Regulation 420-40; Army Regulation 200-1; Army Regulation 200-2; 36 CFR 800). This document summarizes data relating to the area's...
Archeological Site Survey, Basic Data Report, BPI_0499, N.D. (2018)
This site consists of a two-story brick structure built c. 1800-1820. It is of rather simple Federal styling, with corbeled eave cornices, flush end chimneys, and a three-bay facade. At one end of the house there is a one-story frame wing that incorporates an early (probably original) and formerly detached kitchen. Although altered in recent years, it retains its large, exterior end chimney. The house stands on property owned by the Society of Jesus from 1649 to 1980, and was possibly built as a...
Archeological Site Survey, Basic Data Report, BPI_0516, N.D. (2018)
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...
Architectural Drawing, East Elevation of the Ballast House, Blossom Point, ND (2018)
An architectural drawing of the east elevation of the Ballast House, at Blossom Point, MD. Using a scale of 1/4" = 1'-0".
Architectural Drawing, First and Second Floor Fireplace (Sheet 1 of 5), Ballast House, Blossom Point (1990)
An architectural drawing of the first and second floor fireplace in the Ballast Point Farm at Blossom Point, Maryland. The purpose of this supplemental HABS documentation was to record interior features that were not previously measured and drawn. The work was undertaken as part of a comprehensive architectural, historical, and archaeological investigation intended to assist the government with its preservation plans for the resource. Documentation of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by the...
Architectural Drawing, First and Second Floor Windows and Doors (Sheet 4 of 5), Ballast House, Blossom Point (1990)
An architectural drawing of the first and second floor windows and doors of the Blossom Point Farm at Blossom Point, MD. An addendum to the Ballast House included.
Architectural Drawing, First Floor Drawing, Ballast House, Blossom Point, ND (2018)
An architectural drawing of the first floor of the Ballast House at Blossom Point, MD.
Architectural Drawing, Hyphen Stair Section and Details (Sheet 5 of 5), Ballast House, Blossom Point (1990)
An architectural drawing of the Hyphen stair section and details of the Blossom Point Farm at Blossom Point, MD. An addendum to the Ballast House is included.
Architectural Drawing, Main Entrance Door and Details (Sheet 2 of 5), Ballast House, Blossom Point (1990)
An architectural drawing of the main entrance door and details from the Ballast Point Farm at Blossom Point, MD. As well as an addendum to the Ballast House.
Architectural Drawing, Main Stair Hall Elevation and Details (Sheet 3 of 5), Ballast House, Blossom Point (1990)
An architectural drawing of the main stairs and hall elevation as well as details of the Blossom Point Farm at Blossom Point, MD. Also, an addendum to the Ballast House is included.
Architectural Drawing, Second Floor Plan, Ballast House, Blossom Point, ND (2018)
An architectural drawing of the second floor of the Ballast House at Blossom Point, MD. The drawing is using 1/4" = 1'-0" scale.
Architectural Drawing, Section, Ballast House, Blossom Point (1990)
An architectural drawing of a section from the Ballast House at Blossom Point, MD using a scale of 1/4" = 1'-0".
Architectural Drawing, South Elevation, Ballast House, Blossom Point (1990)
An architectural drawing of the south elevation of the Ballast House at Blossom Point, MD. The drawing is on a Historic American Buildings Survey sheet from the Office of Archeology and Historic Preservation, Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service, US Department of the Interior and uses a scale of 1/4" = 1'-0".
Architectural Drawing, West Elevation, Ballast House, Blossom Point (1990)
An architectural drawing of the west elevation of the Ballast House at Blossom Point, MD
Architectural, Historical, and Archaeological Investigations at Blossom Point Farm, Blossom Point Testing Facility, Charles County, Maryland (1990)
Blossom Point, located at the end of Cedar Point Neck in Charles County, Maryland, is occupied by the U.S. Government as a testing facility under control of the Army Material Command. Beginning in 1942, it was leased from the Society of Jesus by the Harry Diamond Laboratories (HDL). At that time, the property, a former Jesuit tenant farm, contained a brick house as well as various outbuildings. Today, only the dwelling commonly referred to as the Ballast House remains, although its survival is...
Artifact Inventory, Phase I and Phase II Survey of Blossom Point Farmhouse, Adelphi Laboratory Center (2000)
This contains an artifact catalog for a phase I and phase II surveys of the historic Blossom Point Farmhouse by the KFS Historic Preservation Group in January 1993. The "Description Characteristics" column in this data set has been unmerged into four distinct columns and relabeled to allow for it to be ingested into tDAR. No data have been affected. Modified on 02/17/2014.
August 1989 Meeting Minutes, Ballast House, Blossom Point Field Test Facility (1989)
Meeting Minutes for a 1 August 1989 meeting in regards to the relocation of the Ballast House at Blossom Point, Maryland. The summary in section 7 of the minutes is as follows. Paul McGuff will try to obtain the funds for the research of Architectural, Archaeological, and Historical reports. Moving the house is NOT viable or feasible nor does the stabilization of the shoreline appear to be a feasible option. Fast-track a plan to determine the final outcome of the Ballast House.
Back Gate Guard Station for the Adelphi Laboratory Center, Adelphi, Maryland, Project Report (2018)
The project proposes the relocation of an existing Guard House which has been removed from its existing site due to construction activity and the acquisition of additional land from the Naval Surface Warfare Center. In addition to the Guard House an 8 foot high double swing gate will be placed across Floral Drive. In addition, an 8 foot high metal chain link fence will be installed perpendicular to the existing fence along Floral Drive and across to the perimeter fence, located in back of The...
Ballast House Field Notes, 2000.029_0001 (1998)
Field notes and several exterior and interior sketches of the Ballast House.
Blank image, BPI_0276 (1985)
Blank image of Figure 2.5.
Blossom Point (BPI) Inventory Spreadsheet (2016)
Blossom Point inventory spreadsheet of all documents contained within the BPI collection. Includes scanned asset number, filename, data, and description for each file.
Copies of Site Background Information, Blossom Point Test Facility, 2000.027_0255 (1980)
Copies of background information about the Blossom Point Test Facility and surrounding area. Included are maps, letters describing Port Tobacco River, letters from the Smithsonian Institute Bureau of Ethnology, and various letters to Geo-Recon International Ltd. from various agencies and private organizations. Also included is a Maryland Archaeological Site Survey for various sites on Cedar Point and a 106 Case Report and Mitigation Plan for Ballast House, Blossom Point Testing Facility, Charles...