Ranch (Site Type Keyword)

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An Archaeological Investigation into a Partial Cleanup of the Historic Ranch Site (E:3:22) at the Kartchner Caverns State Park, Benson, Arizona (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael W. Woods.

The purpose of this study is to determine if the removal of large, rusty metal objects (and several plastic ones) can be done without serious impacts to the historic archaeological site.


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 of the Santa Cruz River Valley from the Headwaters to the Town of Tubac in Arizona (1941)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Edward Bridge Danson.

The Santa Cruz River is located in south-central Arizona in the Santa Cruz and Pima Counties. A short stretch of the rivers lies in northern Sonora and forms a big horseshoe bend as the river cuts across the foot of the Patagonia Mountains from the San Rafael Valley into the Santa Cruz Valley proper. In the San Rafael Valley, where the headwaters of the river are found, the Santa Cruz passes few towns or villages. The first one is Lochiel, a small cluster of houses on the International...


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...


Archeological Reconnaissance of Lands Adjacent To Grand Canyon (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text George Teague. Carole McClellan.

This project was undertaken to provide a partial inventory and assessment of cultural resources in the Grand Canyon Adjacent Lands study area. This area, illustrated in Figure 1, includes portions of Kanab, Whitmore, Parashant, and Andrus Canyons and a part of the Shivwits Plateau, all located in the part of northwest Arizona known as the Arizona Strip. The study area was divided into western (Shivwits) and eastern (Kanab) survey areas. Archeological survey was carried out in June and July 1977...


Hargus Ranch Arizona Site Steward File (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Aline LaForge. D. Johnson.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for Hargus Ranch, located on Bureau of Land Management land. The site is comprised of a historic ranch homestead with a corral, barn, and outbuilding. These structures display atypical material use including recycling of railroad ties and a water tower. The site also appears to have a prehistoric grinding component. The file consists of a site data form, Arizona State Museum archaeological site card, structure floor plan, map of the site location, and...


Historic Cultural Resources in Relation to the Central Arizona Water Control Study (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lyle M. Stone. James E. Ayres.

Flooding along the Salt, Gila, Verde, and Agua Fria Rivers in February and March of 1978 resulted in extensive damage to property in Central Arizona and in the disruption of ground transportation and commerce in the greater Phoenix area. Major flooding also occurred along these rivers in December, 1978 and February, 1980. The recognition of this flooding problem, and of requirements for the regulatory storage of Central Arizona Project (CAP) water, prompted the U.S. Department of the Interior,...


Palmerita Ranch Arizona Site Steward File (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Tim Watkins.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for Palmerita Ranch, a historic ranch, located on Bureau of Land Management land. The file consists of a site data form and three maps of the site location. The earliest dated document is from 1919.