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Specified area containing evidence that is associated with historic communal or public activity.

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1957-1958 Development Master Plan
PROJECT Uploaded by: alycia hayes

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 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 Full-Text 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...

1980 Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation Inventories, Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis
PROJECT Kenneth Anderson. Sally Kress Tompkins.

This project contains Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation Inventory forms and pictures for historic buildings at Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis, which are now part of Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. The data and information were collected as part of a project undertaken by the National Park Service, Office of Archeology and Historic Preservation (OAHP). The collection comprises data pertaining to historic structures located at both Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis. This project...

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

625 Broadway Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY
PROJECT 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,...

Addendum to the National Register Determination of Eligibility for Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts (2015)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Ferguson.

In July of 2011, Westover Air Reserve Base (ARB) submitted to The Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) a Determination of Eligibility (DOE) for the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) for the base's historic resources (i.e. buildings, structures, and landscape features over 50 years of age). This DOE revised a previous survey of the base conducted in 1995. In the revised DOE, Westover ARB concluded that the base did not constitute a historic district as previously determined by the...

Archaeological Investigation of the Northeast Lawn of the Golden Ball Tavern, Weston, Massachusetts (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text 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 Full-Text 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 Full-Text 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: Salt River Project Coronado Generating Station, Private Lands, Apache County, Arizona: Final Report for Archaeological Investigations of Proposed Drill Hole Locations in T13N, R28E, Sec. 24, East of St. Johns (1975)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James E. Bradford.

At the request of Salt River Project, the Museum of Northern Arizona conducted archaeological investigations in two 200 ft. wide corridors east-northeast of St. Johns, Arizona. Archaeological survey was conducted in order to determine if any archaeological material would be negatively impacted as a result of drilling operations related to tests being conducted for construction of an evaporation pond associated with the Coronado Generating Station plant site. An extensive historic and prehistoric...

Archaeological Overview and Assessment of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text 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 Full-Text 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 Full-Text 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 Full-Text 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 Salt River Project Lower Buckeye Road Canal Relocation Project, Maricopa County, Arizona (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Barbara S. Macnider.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an archaeological survey in southwestern Phoenix along Lower Buckeye Road at the request of Judy Brunson of the Salt River Project (SRP). The survey was performed in order to provide an inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that would be affected by the relocation of the Lower Buckeye Road canal. The project consisted of six parcels that totaled approximately 7.1 acres (2.86 ha); all parcels, except for Parcel 3, 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...

Archaeology at Mobile's Exploreum: Discovering the Buried Past (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text 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 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 Uploaded by: Joshua Watts

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

Archeological Inventory for a Proposed Visitor Center, Mingo National Wildlife Refuge, Stoddard County, Missouri (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text William J. Hunt, Jr..

The Mingo National Wildlife Refuge (MNWR) was established in 1944 as a resting and wintering area for migratory waterfowl in Stoddard and Wayne Counties in an area of southeastern Missouri known as the Bootheel. Annual visitation is approximately 20,000 persons per year. The current Refuge Visitor Center was constructed in 1973 just off Missouri State Highway 51 north of the town of Puxico. It occupies a narrow ridge overlooking the pools and marshlands of the abandoned channel. Deterioration of...

Archeological Monitoring and Limited Testing During 2001-2003 at the Monroe Elementary School and Playground Field, Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, Shawnee County, Kansas (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jay Sturdevant.

Following the Civil War and Reconstruction Period, African-Americans struggled to find equal opportunity in the southern states. As a result of the Homestead Act of 1862 and continuing racial oppression, African-Americans began migrating westward during the late 19th and early 20th centuries in search of new economic and social opportunities. The “Exoduster” migration into Kansas and Nebraska caused a significant ethnic transformation that is still evident to the present day. This report...

An Archeological Overview and Assessment of Fort Smith National Historic Site (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Roger E. Coleman. Douglas D. Scott.

This overview and assessment revises the 1990 parkwide assessment of archeological resources at Fort Smith National Historic Site. An archeological assessment is a document that describes the extent of previous archeological investigations in a park and provides substantive data for park planning needs. The document serves as a source of information for production of cultural resource management proposals, land acquisition, and park development, interpretation, and maintenance activities.

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...