tDAR Logo tDAR digital antiquity

Governmental Structure (Site Type Keyword)

Parent: Non-Domestic Structures

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

1-25 (118 Records)

1957-1958 Development Master Plan

PROJECT

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

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

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...


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

DOCUMENT

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...


625 Broadway Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY

PROJECT

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,...


Administering the National Forests of Colorado: an Assessment of the Architectural and Cultural Significance of Historic Administrative Properties (1996)

DOCUMENT

Colorado currently has eleven National Forests and two National Grasslands. A total of 128 sites were visited in these Forests and Grasslands during the summers of 1993 and 1994. Most of these buildings were constructed by personnel from or associated with the Forest Service. A few were acquired by the Service prior to 1950 for administrative use, and a few have no historical association with administrative activities in the Forests but are owned and maintained by the Service. This report...


Archaeological Investigations at the Narbonne House Salem Maritime National Historic Site, Massachusetts (1982)

DOCUMENT

The Narbonne house was built c. 1670 in Salem, Massachusetts, and is now part of the Salem Maritime National Historic Site. It was the home of tradesmen and artisans, and is valued as a rare surviving example of 17th century vernacular architecture. Excavations began in 1973 as part of the National Park Service program to rehabilitate the structure. Three field seasons included the excavation of numerous features, the most important being a first period lean-to foundation, cobblestone driveway 1...


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

DOCUMENT

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 Overview and Assessment, Bunker Hill Monument: Charlestown, Massachusetts (2009)

DOCUMENT

PAL completed an Archaeological Overview and Assessment (AOA) of the Bunker Hill Monument located in Charlestown, Massachusetts. The project methodology included primary and secondary-source archival research; a walkover survey of the park; pre- and post-contact cultural context development; the summary and critical evaluation of previous archeological surveys, geotechnical studies, and artifact assemblages; and the development of recommendations for future research and National Register...


Archaeological Resources Overview of Shaw Air Force Base and Pointsett Electronic Combat Range, Sumter County, South Carolina (2006)

DOCUMENT

As a result of over 20 years of archaeology, numerous sites hove been identified and investigated on Show AFB and Poinsett ECR. This report summarizes what has been learned from the work that has been done thus for on some of the more significant sites and provides discussion about the research potential of those sites and direction for future research at Show and Poinsett. Most interesting from a prehistoric perspective was the area around Big Boy, which contains numerous multicomponent...


An Archaeological Subsurface Examination of the Area 2A Parcel on the Fort Lee Military Reservation, Prince George County, Virginia (2011)

DOCUMENT

This investigation examined the archaeological signature of unmarked subsurface archaeological features with a particular emphasis on identifying unmarked graves. Previous investigations identified potential unmarked graves in Area 2A, a parcel located within the confines of United States Army Fort Lee Military Reservation in Prince George County, Virginia. Area 2A was in the immediate vicinity of the Davis house, a prominent historical structure near the center of Fort Lee. The grounds...


Archaeological Subsurface Surveys, Fort Lee Military Reservation, Prince George County (FL2011.018)

PROJECT

This investigation addressed the location of an unmarked cemetery on property currently owned by Prince George County, adjacent to U.S. Army Fort Lee Military Reservation in eastern Virginia. Historical research indicated that the burial ground was associated with the laboring Sisters of the Vine Burial Association who used it as a cemetery in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Relic fences and property boundary markers indicated where the probable cemetery property boundaries...


Archaeology Field Survey Reports Contributed by BLM, Arcata, CA Field Office

PROJECT

This project includes Archaeology Field Survey Reports contributed by the Bureau of Land Management's, Arcata, California field office.This initial contribution will establish a regional digital archive project whose goal is to accumulate heritage documents, greatly enhancing our ability to preserve historic resources within the North Coast Region.


The Archaeology of Salem Maritime National Historic Site

PROJECT

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


Archeological Investigations Conducted in Support of the Fort Smith Barracks/Courthouse/Jail Rehabilitation (2000)

DOCUMENT

Archeological investigations were conducted at Fort Smith National Historic Site as part of mitigation measures for site development. Excavations were undertaken around the exterior of the courthouse/jail complex and in the vicinity of the guardhouse site. The guardhouse site was found to have been destroyed by later Fort Smith town-building activities. The excavations around the courthouse/jail complex recovered evidence of the original galleries and porches that once existed on either side...


Archeological Reconnaissance of Historic Sites in the Fort Randall Reservoir Area: a Preliminary Report (1950)

DOCUMENT

From July 19 to November 3 in 1930 a survey and excavation program was carried on to locate and if possible determine the physical appearance of historic sites which will shortly be flooded in the Fort Randall Reservoir area. An important feature of the program was to photograph the ruins and gather representative artifacts from each, to be placed in museums to help portray the site’s history. The work was carried on for the National Park Service by the Smithsonian Institution as part of the...


Archeological Salvage at Historic Sites in the Missouri Basin by the Smithsonian Institution (1985)

DOCUMENT

This document is a manuscript prepared by the Smithsonian Institution for a special article in the Quarterly Progress Report, published by the Missouri Basin Field Committee. Giving an overview of the mission and goals of the Missouri Basin Project through the Inter-Agency Archeological Salvage Program, this article addresses the vital importance of historic site recovery and excavation. These sites produce evidence of historic contact between settlers, explorers and native groups unrecorded in...


Archeological Testing at the Miller House Site (11SG1318) Lincoln Home National Historic Site (LIHO), Illinois (2007)

DOCUMENT

Test excavations at the Miller House site in Lincoln Home National Historic Site (LIHO), were undertaken in response to National Park Service (NPS) plans to restore and reconstruct the house to its original circa 1860 appearance. The scale of the construction is such that there is potential for considerable ground disturbance. This, in an archeological site which historical documentation and small-scale archeological investigations have demonstrated to contain or potentially contain intact...


The Archeology of the Civilian Conservation Corps in Rocky Mountain National Park (2006)

DOCUMENT

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was very important in building much of the infrastructure in use today in Rocky Mountain National Park. Included here is information about five camps built in the park, and one located just outside the park. This paper is a slightly edited version of Chapter 12 in a larger study on the historic archeology of the park (Butler 2005). The intent of that study was not to provide a complete history of mining, ranching, resorts, sawmills, or the CCC, etc., but to...


Archival Auger Forms (2012)

DOCUMENT

A program of augering residential mounds preceeded the selection of mounds for residential test excavations. These pdf files have the data forms and associated notes related to the auger testing, done in 1987.


Archival Excavation Records 1987 (1987)

DOCUMENT

Residential mound excavations during 1987 were recorded with forms, and artifacts from the excavations were recorded on forms.


Archival Survey Feature or Collection Forms (2012)

DOCUMENT

These are pdf files of the original survey feature/collection forms. Each survey feature was recorded on a form and assigned a unique number, and, if the feature was collected, that number pertains to the surface collection. Some features have more than one collection, in which case additional feature/collection numbers were assigned. Rarely numbers were subsequently de-assigned, and might then be assigned to a different feature/collection later, but occasionally numbers were not used...


Archival Survey Field Forms (2012)

DOCUMENT

These pdf files show forms for fields where survey was conducted and the locations of features/collections within the field, along with vegetation and other observations. These files are only available with special permission because those from seasons when global positioning equipment was used have UTM coordinates. Those from survey using aerial mosaics sometimes show roads or towns identifiable on maps.


Archival Survey Figurine Forms (2012)

DOCUMENT

These laboratory forms record figurine classifications.


Archival Survey Misc Artifact Forms (2012)

DOCUMENT

These pdfs contain the original laboratory coding forms for a variety of miscellaneous artifacts, such as spindle whorls, incensarios, colanders,clay balls, and other unusual ceramic forms. Artifacts related to ceramic production are included.

Next
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America