House Mound (Site Type Keyword)

Parent: Domestic Structures

A slightly raised, mounded area of earth or rock built to provide a platform for a single domestic structure.

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Annual Progress Report, National Park Service Activities with the Cooperation of the Smithsonian Institution, July 1, 1964 to June 30, 1965 (1965)
DOCUMENT Full-Text National Park Service.

This report is submitted to provide the Field Committee with information regarding the archeological studies of the Smithsonian Institution within the Missouri Basin in cooperation with the National Park Service and other federal and state agencies during fiscal year 1965.


Appraisal of the Archeological Resources of Orwell Reservoir, Otter Tail County Minnesota (1948)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard P. Wheeler.

The investigation of the archeological resources of the Orwell Reservoir was made by the River Basin Surveys, Smithsonian Institution, in October1948. The District Engineer's Office, Corps of Engineers, at St. Paul, provided maps to facilitate the work, and local residents were consulted. The purpose of the survey was to discover the extent of any archeological remains in the area to be flooded by the dam and to determine whether there are sites of major importance in this area that should be...


Appraisal of the Archeological Resources of the Rathbun Reservoir Iowa (1965)
DOCUMENT Citation Only John J. Hoffman.

The operations of salvage archeology in the Rathbun Reservoir are another example of massive redemption of archeological sites now under way in the river valleys of America. Under the aegis of the Inter-Agency Archeological Salvage program, and in cooperation with the National Park Service, the River Basin Surveys of the Smithsonian Institution has been charged with the leadership of these activities in many areas of the United States. The Missouri Basin Project of the River Basin Surveys has...


Archaeological Investigation of Schieveling Plantation (38CH691) (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Inna Burns.

"Archaeological data recovery investigations at 38CH691, an archaeological site eligible for the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP), exposed the remnants of the primary settlement of the colonial-antebellum Schieveling Plantation, three late eighteenth-early nineteenth century slave residences in outlying portions of the site, and a buried occupation horizon associated with the Middle to Late Woodland occupation of the site. In total, these investigations encompassed 1,528.65 m2 or 28.7...


Archaeological Investigations of Two Turn of the Century Farmsteads (38BU966 and 38BU967), Hilton Head Island, South Carolina (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Christopher T. Espenshade. Linda Kennedy. Ramona Grunden.

Archeological investigations were conducted at two late nineteenth/early twentieth century farmsteads (38BU966 and 38BU967), on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Work was conducted on 38BU967 in October of 1989, followed almost a year later b¥ excavations at 38BU966 during September 1990. Block excavation proceeded in 10 and 15 em, arbitrary levels, and was controlled by 2 by 2 m excavation units. All fill was screened through 0.25 inch screen. All cultural material was retained. Samples of...


Archaeological Survey of East Lynn Reservoir 1964-1965
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District. Edward V. McMichael. Oscar L. Mairs.

Under contract to the National Park Service, the West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey undertook an archaeological survey for cultural resources in the East Lynn Reservoir, Wayne County, West Virginia (McMichael and Mairs 1965). The principal investigators were Edward McMichael and Oscar Mairs. Fieldwork was conducted in June 1964 and April 1965. The investigation consisted of an intensive survey and shovel testing of the areas to be flooded within the East Lynn Reservoir. Fifteen sites...


An Archaeological Survey of East Lynn Reservoir, Wayne County, West Virginia (1965)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Edward V. McMichael. Oscar L. Mairs.

The East Lynn Reservoir is currently being constructed on the East Fork of Twelve Pole Creek, in Wayne County, West Virginia. This dam will be located about 3 miles upstream from the small town of East Lynn. Maximum pool after construction will be 701 feet from sea level. During the spring of 1964, the senior author made preliminary survey of the area and in the spring of 1965 the junior author conducted intensive survey and testpitting in the area to be affected by the reservoir. Generally the...


Archaeological Survey of the Cambridge Pointe Tract (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ralph Bailey. Inna Burns.

"Brockington and Associates, Inc., conducted an intensive archaeological survey of the 0.8 hectare Cambridge Pointe Tract in Walterboro, South Carolina in December 2002. The work was conducted at the request of Companion Associates, Inc., in compliance with federal regulations concerning the management of cultural resources on private property administered by the US Army Corps of Engineers. ...There are no standing structures within the tract. Archival research concerning past...


Archaeological Testing at AZ Q:6:69 (ASM) and AZ Q:6:72 (ASM) for the Concho Well East Field Project North of Concho, Apache County, Arizona (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ronald F. Ryden. Douglas R. Mitchell.

This report presents the results of archaeological testing at two sites located north of Concho, Apache County, Arizona. SWCA conducted mechanical trenching at AZ Q:6:69 (ASM) and AZ Q:6:72 (ASM) at the request of Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District (SRP) prior to construction of two new wells and installation of approximately 10,700 feet of new pipeline, which will connect to the existing water delivery system at the Coronado Generating Station. The project area is...


Archaeological Testing of 38CH2017 Beazer Bolton Tract (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Charles F. Phillips Jr..

Brockington and Associates, Inc., conducted archaeological testing investigations at 38CH2017 on the Beazer Bolton Tract in September-November 2004. Site 38CH2017 is associated with a portion of the inland settlement of the former Bolton on the Stono Plantation. Site 38CH2017 contains subsurface archaeological deposits related to a former agricultural complex and a former slave settlement. We recommend 38CH2017 eligible for the NRHP. Site 38CH2017 should be preserved. If the site cannot be...


Archaeology of the Four Corners Power Projects (1963)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James V. Sciscenti. Henry C. Greminger.

This report is the result of two archaeological salvage research programs. The first program, sponsored by the Arizona Public Service Company, covered an area leased for the construction of the Four Corners Power Plant. The second program was sponsored by Utah Construction & Mining Company in their dedicated coal lease lands. The two areas adjoin one another just south of the San Juan River and east of Chaco Wash, and roughly parallel the Chaco Wash, six miles south of the San Juan River. The...


Archeological Investigations-II (1928)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Gerard Fowke.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


An Archeological Overview and Assessment of the Ozarks National Scenic Riverways, Missouri (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Fred A. Finney.

In 1964 Congress authorized Ozark National Scenic Riverways (OZAR) and the park was officially established in 1972. It is one of the initial eight wild and scenic rivers designated by the federal government. OZAR encompasses a linear corridor along ca. 241 km (ca. 150 miles) of the Current and Jack Fork Rivers in the Ozark Highlands of southeast Missouri. The park contains a variety of prehistoric and historic archeological resources. A total of 480 sites are recorded in the files of either...


Archeological Progress Report No. 10, Field Season of 1965 (1965)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Smithsonian Institution, Missouri Basin Project.

This is the tenth in a series of annual reports summarizing current field activities within the Missouri River Basin. Twenty-two field parties, representing one federal and five state agencies, participated in the Inter-Agency Archaeological Salvage Program within the Missouri Basin during the summer of 1965. Thirteen parties were fielded by the Missouri Basin Project of the Smithsonian Institution, nine of which worked within the Garrison, Oahe, Big Bend, Fort Randall and Gavins Point...


Archeological Progress Report No. 11, Field Season of 1966 (1966)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Smithsonian Institute, Missouri River Project.

This is the eleventh in a series of annual reports summarizing current field activities within the Missouri River Basin under the auspices of the Inter-Agency Archeological Salvage Program. Twelve field parties, representing one federal and four state agencies, participated in the Missouri Basin program during the summer of 1966. Seven parties were fielded by the River Basin Surveys of the Smithsonian Institution, four of which operated along the mainstem in the Upper Oahe and Big Bend...


Archeological Progress report No. 12, Field Season of 1967 (1967)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Smithsonian Institution, Missouri Basin Project.

This is the twelfth in a series of annual reports summarizing current field and research activities within the Missouri River Basin under the auspices of the Inter-Agency Archeological Salvage Program. Smithsonian Institution River Basin Surveys research continued apace in 1967 although field operations were somewhat curtailed for fiscal reasons. Three River Basin Surveys field parties operated within the Missouri Basin during the season and one made a brief reconnaissance of the Garrison...


Archeological Progress Report No. 13, Field Season of 1968 (1968)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Smithsonian Institution, Missouri Basin Project.

This is the thirteenth in a series of annual reports summarizing current field and research activities of the Smithsonian Institution, River Basin Surveys, under the auspices of the Inter-Agency Archeological Salvage Program. Smithsonian River Basin Surveys operations continued throughout 1968 at the Lincoln headquarters and two parties were fielded during the 1968 season in order to continue or extend work undertaken previously in the Dakotas. One party conducted a shoreline survey, including...


Archeological Progress Report No. 2, Field Season of 1957 (1957)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Smithsonian Institution. Missouri Basin Project.

The 1957 summer field season began the twelfth year of continuous operation of the Missouri Basin Project and of the Inter-Agency Archeological and Paleontological Salvage Program. The first eleven years have been outstandingly productive despite several setbacks. The twelfth year began with an even more encouraging prospect than many of the previous years. The areas within the Missouri Basin that have been or soon will be lost forever to scientific archeological investigation due to dam...


Archeological Progress Report No. 5, Field Season of 1960 (1960)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Smithsonian Institution, Missouri Basin Project, Lincoln, NE.

The primary purpose of these informal reports is to outline the current work in the Missouri Basin and discuss some of the general problems involved. Response to such reports in the past has been encouraging and helpful, even aiding in the settling of some future policies. We hope we will, with this report, continue to receive response and constructive criticisms that will assist in getting the most out of the Salvage Program. This is one of the most crucial periods in the entire Inter-Agency...


Archeological Progress Report No. 9, Field Season of 1964 (1964)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Smithsonian Institution, Missouri Basin Project.

This is the ninth in a series of reports presented to provide a summary of current field activities within the Missouri River Basin. Twenty-three field parties, representing one federal and seven state agencies, participated in the Inter-Agency Archaeological Salvage Program within the Missouri Basin during the summer of 1964. Fourteen parties were fielded by the Missouri Basin Project of the Smithsonian Institution. Eleven of these worked within the Oahe, Big Bend, and Fort Randall reservoirs...


Avon Park AFR Architectural and General Base History
PROJECT Avon Park Air Force Range. Park T. DeVane. Kelly Nolte. US Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District. Virgil Roy Beasley. Marsha Prior. United States Air Force History Office and Museums Program.

This project contains documents relating to both the architectural and the general history of the Avon Park Air Force Range. The documents range from amateur histories of the air force range to Historic American Engineering Record-like documentation.


Ceramic database and script files - Projet Maya Wandala/DGB Project - Southern Lake Chad Basin
PROJECT Uploaded by: Scott MacEachern

This project includes ceramic data files and R scripts used to analyse ceramic variation on a collection of Neolithic and Iron Age archaeological sites around the northern Mandara Mountains of Cameroon and Nigeria. Fieldwork was undertaken in the mid-1990s. The primary focus of the present project has been investigation of the degree to which novel algorithms can be used to detect variability in the ceramic assemblages.


Ceramic dataset (2015)
DATASET Scott MacEachern. Jack O'Brien. Kathryn Lin.

Ceramic dataset file


A Class I Cultural Resources Inventory of the North-South Corridor Study, Pinal County, Arizona (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Sulgi Lotze

Under contract with the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), HDR Engineering, Inc. (HDR), has been tasked with the preliminary planning and predesign of a north-south highway corridor in Pinal County, Arizona (Federal Highway Administration Project No. STP-999-A [BBM]; TRACS No. 999 PN H7454 O1L). This highway will link Interstate 10 (I-10), in the vicinity of Picacho, to U.S. Highway 60 (also known as the Superstition Freeway), in the vicinity of Apache Junction. HDR has subcontracted...


Cultural Resources Inventory of the Oyster Point Tract (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kara Bridgman. Ralph Bailey.

In March and April 2000, Brockington and Associates, Inc. conducted a cultural resources inventory of the 80 hectare Oyster Point Tract in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. The objectives of the inventory were to locate all above ground and subsurface cultural resources within the project tract and to assess each resource for eligibility to the National Register of Historic Places. Investigators identified eight archaeological resources during the cultural resources inventory of the Oyster...