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Locations, or the remains of buildings that were associated with communal or public activities.

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1957-1958 Development Master Plan

PROJECT [ID: 371654] Uploaded by: Tol Cherry

These images are various division master plans for the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. Included are topographic maps in reference to headquarter, interpretation, road and trail systems, archaeological base map, general utilities and general development. The information reflects a very comprehensive future endeavor to revamp the monument.


1957-1958 Development Master Plan images and documents (1958)

IMAGE [ID: 371655] H.A. Marsh.

These images are various division master plans for the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. Included are topographic maps in reference to headquarter, interpretation, road and trail systems, archaeological base map, general utilities and general development. The information reflects a very comprehensive future endeavor to revamp the monument.


1974 Excavations at Fort Larned National Historic Site Kansas (1975)

DOCUMENT [ID: 79574] Douglas D. Scott.

This resource contains an extensive field report of excavations carried out by the University of Colorado in twelve different localities at Ft. Larned National Historic Site during June and July, 1974. The field party of thirteen individuals was under the direction of Douglas D. Scott. Tested and excavated areas and structures are specified under an amendment to provisions of National Park Service Contract X-2000-3-0083. Following the descriptive section on the excavation is a discussion of...


1988 Archeological Investigations at Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17), Montana-North Dakota: Block 20 Report (2003)

DOCUMENT [ID: 375644] J. Homer Thiel.

Located near the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers in North Dakota, Fort Union was an important fur trading post during the 19th century. During the 1980s, the fort was the subject of a multi-year historical archaeology project conducted by the U.S, Department of the Interior, National Park Service (NPS), The project was conducted by the Midwestern Archaeological Center (MW AC), NPS, in response to proposed reconstruction of the trading post as a National Historical Site. In...


The 1993 and 1994 Archeological Investigations at James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Mentor, Lake County, Ohio (2013)

DOCUMENT [ID: 394793] Rose E. Pennington.

Previous 1990 and 1991 archeological investigations at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site (JAGA) resulted in the recognition of Late Prehistoric and Historic 1930s-1950s components (Hunt 1999; Lee 1994). From June 21 to July 2, 1993, the Midwest Archeological Center (MWAC) conducted an archeological inventory and evaluation at JAGA. These investigations included shovel test surveys of the proposed access road and sanitary sewer line, and test excavations in the proposed parking lot...


1999 Archeological Geophysical Survey Tests at Monroe School, Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, Topeka, Kansas (1999)

DOCUMENT [ID: 372078] Robert K. Nickel. William J. Hunt, Jr..

In 1999, the Midwest Archeological Center undertook historical research and geophysical survey at Monroe School, Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, Topeka, Kansas. Monroe was a segregated school within a historic African American community. It was the focus of a 1951 lawsuit against the Topeka Board of Education to end public school segregation. The suit played an important role in the Supreme Court's 1954 ruling that separate educational facilities are inherently unequal and...


3D Scanning and Documentation of Rockart Features on Petroglyph Trail at Chaco Culture National Historical Park

PROJECT [ID: 375942] Uploaded by: Angie Payne

In this project, the Leica C10 and Breuckmann SmartScanHE were used to document petroglyphs and the associated cliff face located on Petroglyph Trail between Pueblo Bonito and Chetro Ketl in Chaco Culture National Historical Park. The Leica Scanstation C10 scanner was used be to scan the lower cliff wall along the petroglyph trail (approximately 1 km long) at an average resolution of 0.5 – 3 cm. Moderate resolution data for the panels was also captured using a Leica C10 scanner at a resolution...


625 Broadway Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY

PROJECT [ID: 381438] Uploaded by: Justin DiVirgilio

Phase III data recovery at various contexts ranging from a 17th-c. trader's hut to 19th-c. industrial and commercial contexts at 625 Broadway, Albany, NY, in advance of the construction of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation headquarters. Topics covered in the analysis include 17th-c. colonial trade and contact, production of wampum, evidence of a city-wide fire in 1797, a dump of painted pearlware from about 1797, analysis of the early 19th-c. Albany Female Academy,...


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

DOCUMENT [ID: 391101] 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.


Archaeological Data Recovery at the Leake Site, Bartow County, Georgia (vol. 1) (2010)

DOCUMENT [ID: 376155] Scot Keith.

Southern Research, Historic Preservation Consultants, Inc. conducted two archaeological data recovery excavations at the Leake site between 2004 and 2006. The first excavation, from November 2004 through September 2005, was carried out for the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) to mitigate the adverse impacts to the site from the proposed widening of State Routes 61 and 113. A second smaller data recovery, carried out in December of 2006, was done for the Bartow County Water Department...


Archaeological Data Recovery at the Leake Site, Bartow County, Georgia (vol. 2 - Appendices) (2010)

DOCUMENT [ID: 376157] Scot Keith.

Appendices for Leake site data recovery report


Archaeological Data Recovery of AZ N:4:110(ASM) at Grey Fox Ridge, Cottonwood, Yavapai County, Arizona (2011)

DOCUMENT [ID: 380525] Uploaded by: Stewart Deats

This document presents the results of archaeological data recovery investigations at Site AZ N:4:110(ASM) within the private development known as Grey Fox Ridge. EnviroSystems Management, Inc. conducted the work at the request of the property owner who needed to mitigate the adverse effects to the site resulting from land development. The site is approximately one-half mile northwest of downtown old Cottonwood and one-quarter mile southwest of the Verde River in Yavapai County, Arizona. The...


Archaeological Investigation of the Northeast Lawn of the Golden Ball Tavern, Weston, Massachusetts (2006)

DOCUMENT [ID: 371744] Jack Gary. Kirstin Randall.

In 2003 archaeologists from the University of Massachusetts Boston conducted limited test excavations in the northeast lawn of the Golden Ball Tavern, Weston, MA. The fieldwork consisted of five 1 x 2 m units adjacent to the structure and three transects of cores to the north and east across a segment of the lawn. The primary goal of the testing was to determine if the archaeological deposits in this area showed evidence for the late 18th-century entranceway to the Tavern. Several features...


Archaeological Investigations at Houghton Garden, Newton, Massachusetts (2000)

DOCUMENT [ID: 369562] Paul J. Mohler.

The Center for Cultural and Environmental History (CCEH) at the University of Massachusetts Boston conducted a limited Phase I Reconnaissance Survey of Houghton Garden in Newton (Chestnut Hill), Massachusetts. With no previous surveys conducted in the area, the reconnaissance survey of 10 acres around Houghton Pond was directly linked to the rehabilitation of the paths and the construction of informational kiosks. Houghton Garden is listed in the State and National Registers of Historic...


Archaeological Investigations at McFarland State Historical Park, Florence, Arizona (1979)

DOCUMENT [ID: 399357] Lyle M. Stone.

In 1975, the Arizona State Parks Board acquired a portion of lot 38 within the Town of Florence, Pinal County, Arizona. This lot, located north of Fifth Street between Granite Street on the west and Main Street on the east, is adjacent to the north side of McFarland State Historical Park (Figure 1). The State Park is located on lot 67 and includes the restored 1877-1878 first Pinal County Courthouse. Lot 38 is now a part of the park property and it has been proposed that a new archives building...


Archaeological Investigations, Site 44HT27, Fort Monroe (FM2004.002)

PROJECT [ID: 393217] William M. Gardner.

Phase II evaluation studies were conducted at four loci at Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia. The entire property of Fort Monroe, a National Historic Landmark, has been assigned the State site number of 44HT27. The loci studied in this report are Locus 1, Locus 15, Locus 18 and Locus 20 and a Phase III monitoring of portions of Locus 16. Thunderbird Archeological Associates, Inc. (TAA), Woodstock, Virginia, conducted the archeological research for Environment and Engineering, Inc., of Virginia...


Archaeological Overview and Assessment of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts (1997)

DOCUMENT [ID: 378402] Eric S. Johnson.

Previous archeological and relevant documentary research at the Cape Cod National Seashore is reviewed and evaluated. The Cape Cod National Seashore is located on what is known as the outer Cape, an area whose history goes back thousands of years, when the area's marine, estuarine, and terrestrial resources, all located in proximity to one another, drew Native Americans here. The area was an important center of Native American life into the seventeenth century, when it was the homeland of...


Archaeological Overview and Assessment of the Salem Maritime National Historic Site, Salem, Massachusetts (2005)

DOCUMENT [ID: 372576] J. N. Leith Smith. Jack Gary. Gregory Dubell. George Schwartz. Starla Lane.

The Salem Maritime National Historical Site was created in 1937 to commemorate the maritime history of the early American nation. Salem played a primary role in the American international maritime trade from the colonial period to the mid nineteenth century, and it is this legacy that the park seeks to interpret and preserve. The site today encompasses nearly nine acres bordering on the Salem waterfront that contain a variety of historic structures, including seventeenth- through...


Archaeological Resource Study: Roger Williams National Memorial, Rhode Island (1979)

DOCUMENT [ID: 6323] Susan G. Gibson. Peter Thorbahn. Cynthia Wood. Myron Stachiw.

This study of archaeological resources at Roger Williams National Memorial was conducted under Contract No. CX1600-8-0012, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. The purpose of the study was fourfold: 1) to provide information regarding the characteristics and locations of known and potential archaeological resources in Roger Williams National Memorial. 2) to provide estimates of and rationale for the eligibility of the identified, known and potential archaeological...


An Archaeological Survey in the Blackwater Area, Volume 2: Site Descriptions and Related Data (1994)

DOCUMENT [ID: 405416] 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...


An Archaeological Survey of the Santa Cruz River Valley from the Headwaters to the Town of Tubac in Arizona (1941)

DOCUMENT [ID: 399309] 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 Gateway Lot 4, Kitchell Development Company Property, 44th Street And Gateway Boulevard, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona -- DRAFT REPORT (1997)

DOCUMENT [ID: 373086] Banks L. Leonard.

On April 17 and 18, 1997, personnel from Soil Systems, Inc. (SSI) completed archaeological test excavations on a 3.8 acre parcel, Gateway Lot 4, scheduled for commercial development. Based on previous research, the parcel was believed to lie near the northwest edge of the large Hohokam site of Pueblo Grande (AZ U:9:1[ASM], see Bostwick 1993-4; Breternitz 1994; Kwiatkowski 1996). Archaeological remains incuding burials were previously documented less than 300 ft (61 m) southeast of Gateway Lot 4,...


Archaeology at Mobile's Exploreum: Discovering the Buried Past (1998)

DOCUMENT [ID: 380933] Bonnie L. Gums. George W. Shorter, Jr..

The University of South Alabama's Center for Archaeological Studies conducted archaeological excavations at the proposed site of the Gulf Coast Exploreum and Science Center in downtown Mobile, Alabama. Field work was directed by Bonnie Gums and George Shorter in the two areas explored in depth. Among the project finds was an earthfast Spanish-colonial building's foundations and associated discarded possessions of the Espejo family, the first archaeological glimpse of that aspects of Mobile's...


The Archaeology of Roger Williams National Memorial, Rhode Island

PROJECT [ID: 366138] Uploaded by: Joshua Watts

National Park Service documents associated with archaeological work done at the Roger Williams National Memorial site.


The Archaeology of Salem Maritime National Historic Site

PROJECT [ID: 366140] Uploaded by: Joshua Watts

Documents associated with archaeological collections research and field work at the Salem Maritime National Historic Site.

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