Mound / Earthwork (Site Type Keyword)

Parent: Non-Domestic Structures

An above ground construction of earth, shell or other material, undifferentiated as to function.

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Additional Cultural Resource Investigations, Proposed Explosive Ordnance Disposal Range, Fort A. P. Hill (AP2012.001)
PROJECT John Mullin.

The Fort A.P. Hill Cultural Resource Manager, under the Environmental Division of the Directorate of Public Works within Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, has completed additional cultural resource investigations at nine archaeological sites identified during a recent cultural resource survey of a proposed Explosive Ordnance Disposal Range at Fort A.P. Hill, Caroline County, Virginia. The EOD Range has been proposed as a result of Base Realignment and Closure activities at Fort Lee, Virginia. During...


Additional Cultural Resource Investigations, Archaeological Sites 44CE0503, 44CE0506, 44CE0509, 44CE0511, 44CE0512, 44CE0513, 44CE0514, 44CE0515, AND 44CE0517, Proposed Explosive Ordance Disposal Range, Fort A.P. Hill, Caroline County, Virginia (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John Mullin.

The Fort A.P. Hill Cultural Resource Manager, under the Environmental Division of the Directorate of Public Works within Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, has completed additional cultural resource investigations at nine archaeological sites identified during a recent cultural resource survey of a proposed Explosive Ordnance Disposal Range at Fort A.P. Hill, Caroline County, Virginia. The EOD Range has been proposed as a result of Base Realignment and Closure activities at Fort Lee, Virginia. During...


Aerial Remote Sensing Techniques in Archeology (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James I. Ebert. Melvin L. Fowler. George J. Gumerman. Elmer Jr. Harp. Laurence D. Kruckman. Thomas R. Lyons. Allan D. Marmelstein. William Meyer. Gary W. North. Henry T. Svehlak. Louis James Tartaglia. John A. Ware. Robert K. Hitchcock.

Today the term remote sensing is generally understood as a technique for the acquisition of environmental data by means of non-contact instruments operating in various regions of the electromagnetic spectrum from air and space platforms. The resultant information may be in the form of a pictorial record or digitized data on tape. In a larger context, however, remote sensing can be considered as a discipline in and of itself with its own peculiar methods, objectives and goals. In this...


Antiquities of the Southern Indians, Particularly of the Georgia Tribes (1873)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Charles C. Jones, Jr..

Charles C. Jones' classic work of Southeastern archaeology and ethnohistory was the result of observations on his extensive collection (nearly 20,000 specimens in the 1890s), his field observations, and his correspondence with other researchers and scholars of the time. In the book, he documents a number of archaeological sites (such as Stallings Island and Etowah) and describes objects in the collection in comparison to similar items found throughout the Southeast and Midwest. Moreover, he...


Appraisal of the Archaeological Resources of the Huntington Reservoir Area, Wabash River, Indiana (1964)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James H. Kellar.

The proposed report by James H. Kellar, the Appraisal of the Archeological Resource of the Huntington Reservoir Area, Wabash River Indiana, was submitted to the United States Department of Interior, National Park Service, under the terms of Purchase Order No. 29-737. The following reports the results of an archaeological surface survey in the area to be inundated by the construction of the Huntington reservoir in the upper Wabash River Valley, Indiana. Much of the work was accomplished by John...


Appraisal of the Archeological and Paleontological Resources of the Jamestown Reservoir North Dakota: Supplement (1953)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard P. Wheeler.

Archeological and paleontological investigations were conducted in the Jamestown Resevoir area, Stutsman and Foster Counties, North Dakota, by field units of the Missouri Basin Project, Smithsonian Institution, in 1946, 1947, 1952. In a five-day preliminary survey, August 27-31, 1946, J. Joseph Bauxar and Paul L. Cooper, archeologists, located seven archeological sites in the resevoir area (Bauxar, 1947). In August, 1947, Theodore E. White, paleontologist, and John C. Donohoe, assistant, found...


Appraisal of the Archeological Resources of Coralville Reservoir, Iowa River, Iowa (1949)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard P. Wheeler.

The preliminary investigation of the archeological resources of the Coralville Reservoir was made by the River Basin Surveys, Smithsonian Institution, between January 24 and February 3, 1949, The District Engineer’s Office, Corps of Engineers, at Rock Island, Illinois 3 furnished maps and provided 4 days transportation. Some time was spent in consultation with local residents, and with Dr. C. R. Keyes, Director of the Archeological Survey of Iowa, at Mount, Vernon, Iowa. The survey was made in...


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 Oahe Reservoir, North and South Dakota (1953)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Paul L. Cooper.

The present report is intended as a brief, non-technical statement of the archeological resources known to exist in the Oahe Reservoir area (for information relative to the results of archeological research in the area to date, reference should be made to the list of literature cited at the end of this report). It is based primarily upon information collected by Missouri Basin Project reconnaissance parties 1948-1952, but use has been made of various other resources. During the late summer of...


Archaeological Assessment of Huntington Reservoir 1982-1983
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District. William R. Wepler.

A pedestrian reconnaissance survey led by William Wepler and Donald Cochran was conducted at the Huntington Reservoir between the fall of 1982 and winter of 1983. This survey took place along the Upper Wabash drainage in Huntington and Well counties. The survey was performed in two parts; first as an in-field survey above the level of the summer pool, which was oriented toward the cultivated areas, and second as a shoreline survey oriented towards the eroded areas. The investigation was...


An Archaeological Assessment of Huntington Reservoir: Identification, Prediction, Impact (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text William R. Wepler. Donald R. Cochran.

An archaeological survey of Huntington Reservoir was conducted under a Department of the Interior Historic Preservation Fund Survey and Planning Grant administered by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology with matching funds supplied by Ball State University. The goals of the project were: to identify the archaeological resources within the Huntington Reservoir area, to determine the impact of the reservoir on those resources, and to...


An Archaeological Assessment of the Coronado to Goldfield 230kV Transmission Line (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lanita C. Van Nimwegen.

Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) has completed a Class III archaeological survey of portions of the Coronado to Goldfield 230kV transmission line located on Arizona State lands, USDI Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands and Salt River Project (SRP) right-of-ways across privately held lands. Reconnaissance of state and private (patented) lands was completed on April 24 and 25 of 1991 under Permit Number 90-39, and BLM lands were surveyed on May 3, Under Permit Number AZ-000065. As a result...


Archaeological Data Recovery at the Leake Site, Bartow County, Georgia (vol. 1) (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text 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 Full-Text Scot Keith.

Appendices for Leake site data recovery report


Archaeological Data Recovery for the Santan Mountains Land Exchange (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kim Adams. Ann Valdo Howard. Barbara S. Macnider.

In December 1988, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an archaeological survey in and around the eastern portion of the Santan Mountains in preparation for a land exchange between Julian Berry and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Phoenix District Office (Adams et al . 1989). As a result, 13 sites, 112 artifact scatters, and 284 isolated finds were recorded. Testing and data recovery measures were recommended for six of the sites.The sites are located within the Basin and...


Archaeological Investigations at site 38JA272 (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Carol Poplin. Inna Burns.

"In July 2003, Brockington and Associates, Inc., conducted excavations in the portion of archaeological site 38JA272 that will be affected by the construction of Phase I of the South Carolina Pipeline Company’s (SCPC) 82 mile South System Loop Natural Gas Pipeline near Ridgeland in Jasper County, South Carolina. Archaeological monitoring of construction activities at site 38JA272 was conducted in November 2003. Archaeological site 38JA272 is a possible Civil War rifle trench with a surrounding...


Archaeological Investigations at the Apache Trail Site (NA19,509), Apache Junction, Arizona (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David H. Greenwald.

The City of Apache Junction contracted with the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) to conduct preliminary test excavations at the Apache Trail site (NA19.509). Investigations (Project No. CS-86-1, City of Apache Junction) were undertaken within the boundaries of a proposed land exchange from the Bureau of Land Management to the City of Apache Junction. This land exchange would result in the development of an equestrian trail and open space park, a public facility to be administered by the City of...


Archaeological Investigations of Seven Prehistoric Sites Partially Within Intersection Improvement Areas Located Along State Route 87 at Center Street, North Mesa Drive, Horne Road and Gilbert Road, North of Mesa in Maricopa County, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael M. Gregory.

During late 1991 through mid-1992, Archaeological Research Services, Inc., performed archaeological evaluation and limited test excavation activities at seven Hohokam sites. These sites are located partially within four intersection improvement areas along State Route 87 north of Mesa in Maricopa County, Arizona (USGS Mesa, Ariz. 7.5' 1952/1982; USGS Sawik Mountain, Ariz. 7.5' 1964/1982). The Arizona Department of Transportation requested that Archaeological Research Services perform the work in...


Archaeological Investigations: Salt River Project Palo Verde to Kyrene 500 kV Transmission Line Right-of-Way, Private, State and Bureau of Land Management (Phoenix District Office) Lands, Maricopa, Arizona: Final Report for an Archaeological Survey of the Palo Verde to Kyrene 500 kV Transmission Line, Maricopa, County, Arizona (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Margaret A. Powers. Mark J. Keane. Donald E. Weaver, Jr..

At the request of Salt River Project, the Museum of Northern Arizona conducted an archaeological survey of a proposed 500kV transmission line between the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station (near Wintersburg, Arizona) and the Kyrene Substation (near Tempe, Arizona). During survey of the 73.3 mi right-of-way, evidences of historic and prehistoric activity were recorded at 10 sites and 43 loci of isolated artifacts or features. With few exceptions, all identified remains could be assigned to the...


Archaeological Studies of the Avra Valley, Arizona, for the Papago Water Supply Project, Volume 1: Class III Archaeological Surveys on the Tohono O'Odham Indian Reservation (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Allen Dart.

The Papago Water Supply project was an effort to deliver and apply Central Arizona Project water to farmland on the Tohono O'odham (formerly Papago) Indian Reservation as part of the Southern Arizona Water Rights Settlement Act of 1982. The project involved construction of a water delivery system and development of new agricultural fields in the Schuk Toak and San Xaiver districts of the Reservation, located in the Avra Valley west of Tucson, Arizona. Environmental planning studies for the...


An Archaeological Subsurface Examination of the Area 2A Parcel on the Fort Lee Military Reservation, Prince George County, Virginia (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Hugh B. Matternes. Valerie Davis. David Price. New South Associates.

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 Hugh B. Matternes. J. W. Joseph. Shawn Patch.

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...


Archaeological Survey at Williams Air Force Base, Arizona: A Class III Inventory (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard Anduze. David H. Greenwald. Robert Haynes-Peterson. Douglas R. Mitchell. Mary-Ellen Walsh-Anduze.

In consultation with the Arizona State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), HALLIBURTON NUS conducted a preliminary data collection effort and "Class I Overview" of the Williams AFB property and surrounding area. This consisted of a literature search and review of files at the SHPO. The Class I Overview identified three archaeological sites on the Williams AFB property. The Midvale Site (AZ U:10:24, ASU) consists of a large prehistoric Hohokam village considered to be of cultural importance....


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...


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...