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...


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 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...


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...


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 Clifty Creek Reservoir Basin, Bartholomew and Decatur Counties, Indiana (1969)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Claude White.

The archaeological survey of the Clifty Creek Reservoir basin was conducted to locate sites occurring in that area which would be destroyed by the water of the reservoir, and to recommend salvage operations for those whose cultural affiliations or size were of importance to the understanding of the prehistory of the area. The survey was financed under Purchase Order, 950-336 of the National Park Service, with living expenses and transportation provided by Indiana University. The Clifty Creek...


Archaeological Test Excavations at Two Sites In the Vicinity of the Lake Pleasant Regional Park (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants.

During the summer of 1988, archaeologists from Archaeological Consulting Services of Tempe, Arizona, conducted an archaeological survey of 220 acres in the vicinity of Lake Pleasant Regional Park located northwest of Phoenix. This survey was conducted in order to provide inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that might be affected by the proposed exchange of this parcel to the Maricopa County Water Conservation District by the Bureau of Reclamation. This survey resulted in the...


Archaeological Testing And Burial Removal Of Unit 11 At Pueblo Grande, AZ U:9:1(ASM), DMB Property, 44th And Van Buren Streets, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona -- DRAFT REPORT (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Banks L. Leonard.

Between April 4 and July 3, 1997, Soil Systems, Inc. (SSI) archaeologists conducted a program of archaeological test excavations and burial removal for DMB Property on a parcel of land to facilitate compliance with A.R.S. 41-865 for the protection of human remains (Arizona State Museum [ASM] Case No. 97-15). The DMB Property land was a 10.48-ac (42.41 ha) parcel located on the north side of Van Buren Street, between 44th Street and the Hohokam Expressway Right-of-way in Phoenix. The...


Archaeological Testing At Gateway Lot 4, Kitchell Development Company Property, 44th Street And Gateway Boulevard, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona -- DRAFT REPORT (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text 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,...


Archaeological Testing at Pueblo Grande (AZ U:9:1(ASM)): Unit 15, The Former Maricopa County Sheriff's Substation, Washington and 48th Streets, Phoenix, Arizona -- DRAFT REPORT (1999)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Banks L. Leonard.

Based on existing development plans prepared for Kitchell Development Co. for the parcel containing a former Maricopa County Sheriff’s substation at 48th and Washington Streets, Phoenix, Arizona, two areas were to be excavated below grade for a building foundation and a runoff detention basin. Because this parcel is immediately east of known prehistoric cultural remains that are part of the large Hohokam site of Pueblo Grande (AZ U:9:1(ASM)), backhoe trenching was conducted in the two areas to...


Archaeological Testing of 38CH463, 38CH1774, 38CH1775, and 38CH1777 and Assessment of Grimball's Causeway and Manigault's Siege Line (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ralph Bailey. Brent Lansdell. Scott Butler. Charles F. Phillips Jr..

Brockington and Associates, Inc., undertook testing investigations at 38CH463, 38CH1774, 38CH1775, and 38CH1777 on the Grimball Farms Tract in January - March 2004. We recommend sites 38CH463 and 38CH1777 not eligible for the NRHP. We recommend sites 38CH1774 and 38CH1775 eligible for the NRHP. These sites cannot be preserved and development activities at these sites will have an adverse effect on the sites. We recommend data recovery excavations at 38CH1774 and 38CH1775 to mitigate the...


Archaeological Testing of Unit 13 at Pueblo Grande, AZ U:9:1(ASM), Arizona Federal Credit Union Property, 44th and Van Buren Streets, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Banks L. Leonard.

The Arizona Federal Credit Union (AFCU) property was a 3.26-acre parcel undergoing commercial development at the northeast corner of 44th and Van Buren Streets in Phoenix, Arizona. The parcel is located immediately southwest of Unit 7 and immediately west of Unit 11 at Pueblo Grande (AZ U:9:1(ASM)), where archaeological features including burials had been encountered previously. Because of its proximity, there was a high probability that archaeological remains including burials would also be...


Archaeological Work on Ossabaw - Planning and Correspondence (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Charles E. Pearson. David C. Crass. Ronnie Rogers.

Correspondence regarding archaeological work on Ossabaw Island, Bead Maker's Mound