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


An Analysis of Pollen from Fort Vancouver, Washington (2008)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Susan Jacobucci.

The Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research at the University of Massachusetts Boston conducted a palynological analysis of twenty-four soil samples that were collected from the Fort Vancouver site. The samples were recovered from various contexts associated with the "garden testing area," a "historically documented 8-acre (maximum) formal garden created and maintained by the HBC [Hudson Bay Company] circa 1829-1855." Archaeologists have considered several research questions,...


Archaeological and Historical Survey and the Archaeological Evaluations of Significance, Fort Lee (FL1985.001 & FL1987.001)
PROJECT Ronald A. Thomas.

Documents from archaeological work conducted as part of the Archaeological and Historical Survey of Fort Lee (see collection FL1985.001 http://core.tdar.org/collection/23721) and the Archaeological Evaluations of Significance (see collection FL1987.001 https://core.tdar.org/collection/23722). Both projects were part of an ongoing program of cultural resource management at Fort Lee, Prince George County, Virginia. The evaluations were conducted in compliance with the National Historic...


Archaeological Investigations at the Nathan Tufts Park, Somerville, Massachusetts (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Paul J. Mohler.

The Center for Cultural and Environmental History (CCEH) at the University of Massachusetts Boston conducted a Phase I Reconnaissance Survey of Nathan Tufts Park (also known as Powder House Park) in Somerville, Massachusetts. With no previous surveys conducted in the area, the reconnaissance survey of 65,000 square feet around the Old Powder House was directly linked to planned renovations to both the structure and the surrounding grounds. Nathan Tufts Park derives its primary significance...


Archaeological Investigations at the Sapelo Lighthouse and Oilhouse (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Morgan R. Crook, Jr..

Archaeological investigations were undertaken at the Sapelo Island Lighthouse and its adjacent Oil House on December 14 and 15, 1996 (Figures 1 & 2). The limited goal of this investigation was to recover data from the interior of these two structures related to their form, function, and use in order to provide information useful for their accurate restoration and interpretation. This report provides a brief historic background for the lighthouse, details the excavation methods, summarizes...


Archaeological Investigations at the Sapelo Lighthouse and Oilhouse (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ray Crook.

Archaeological investigations were undertaken at the Sapelo Island Lighthouse and its adjacent Oil House on December 14 and 15, 1996 (Figures 1 & 2). The limited goal of this investigation was to recover data from the interior of these two structures related to their form, function, and use in order to provide information useful for their accurate restoration and interpretation. This report provides a brief historic background for the lighthouse, details the excavation methods, summarizes the...


Archaeological Investigations at the Sapelo Lighthouse Interpretive Trail (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ronnie Rogers.

Parks, Recreation, and Historic Sites Division plans to enhance an existing trail through the lighthouse complexes at the southern tip of Sapelo Island by replacing existing signage and adding additional interpretive signs. There are two lighthouse complexes on a small area of high ground off the south end of Sapelo. The older brick lighthouse was constructed in 1820. The 1820 facility grew to include a keeper's house, cistern, and oil house. The beacon was removed and the lighthouse was...


Archaeological Investigations at the Sapelo Lighthouse, Sapelo Island, Georgia (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lewis H. Larson, Jr..

On 19 March 1997 lewis Larson and Dave Davis conducted archaeological investigations and the monitoring of trenching activities at the basal periphery of the Sapelo ls.land Lighthouse to determine the presence of archaeological resources and to determine the nature of the architectural foundation structure. Also present were Mr. David Freedman, Chief of Maintenance and Construction Section, Parks, Recreation, and Historic Sites Division, Mr. Ronnie Rogers, Archaeologist, ...


Archaeological Site Examination of the North Yard of the Loring-Greenough House, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Leith Smith. Katherine Howlett.

A phased program of stabilization and restoration for the Loring-Greenough House and property located in Jamaica Plain, a suburb of Boston, MA, called for reconstruction of porches, construction of an entrance walk and new foundations for the carriage house. This program also included landscaping and rehabilitation of garden plantings in the north yard. Archaeological testing was conducted to identify cultural resources that would be impacted by the proposed project and to search for...


The Archaeology of 19th-Century Medicine in Troy and Albany, NY (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Tracy Miller.

Elevated concentrations of heavy metals in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century privy nightsoil samples raise questions related to historical medicine use. Historical evidence of medicinal practices demonstrates the frequent use of heavy metals in medicine. Previous archaeological studies of medicine have used medicine bottles to examine the potential differences in access to medicine across class. However, due to the difficulty of interpreting medicine bottles as evidence of medicine use, the...


Archaeoparasite Analysis of Sediments from the Niagra-Mohawk Power Corporation State Street Site, the Quackenbush Square Parking Garage Site, and the Court of Appeals Site. (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karl Reinhard.

Analysis of parasitic remains from the Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site as well as two other sites in Albany, NY. Subconsultant report appears as an appendix in the PDF Phase III data recovery report for the site.


Archeological Determination of the Configuration and Size of the Arnold Barn and Mitigation of Construction-Related Impacts, Lincoln Home National Historic Site (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Forest Frost.

The Master Plan (1970) of the Lincoln Horne National Historic Site calls for the reconstruction of the Arnold Barn using available historic documentation and information derived from controlled archeological investigations. The Site's management staff seeks to use all sources of evidence to ensure that the barn appears as it did circa 1860. Excavations at the site revealed evidence of two barns. The earlier rectangular barn was replaced with a smaller square barn. The sequence of...


Archeological Inventory at Two Historic Farms at Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area, Bath and Northampton Townships, Summit County, Ohio, 1994 (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffrey J. Richner.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


Archeological Investigation of the Carriage House, James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Mentor, Ohio (1999)
DOCUMENT Full-Text William J. Hunt, Jr..

In 1980, Congress authorized the establishment of James A. Garfield National HIstoric Site, with the park jointly administered through a cooperative agreement between the National Park Service and the Western Reserve Historical Society. These institutions recently determined that the Carriage House would be adaptively reutilized as a visitor center. This action will require considerable ground disturbance inside and around the margins of the building. To minimize the construction impacts upon...


Archeological Investigations at Boston Village, Boston Township, Summit County, Ohio, Part I: Inventory and Evaluation at the Boston General Store, 1991 (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffrey J. Richner.

This report summarizes the results of a three-week-Iong archeological investigation of the grounds about the Boston General Store at Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area. This timber-frame structure has survived relatively intact since its construction in 1836. It exhibits elements of Classical and Greek Revival architecture combined with vernacular components. Located along the towpath (west side) of the Ohio and Erie Canal in the village of Boston, Summit County, Ohio, the structure is...


Archeological Investigations at Boston Village, Boston Township, Summit County, Ohio, Part II: Inventory and Evaluation of the Grounds Surrounding the Boston General Store, 1993 (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffrey J. Richner.

This report summarizes the results of a three-week archeological survey and testing program within a National Park Service-owned parcel of land in Boston Village, Summit County, Ohio. This small, historic community straddles the Cuyahoga River and the Ohio and Erie Canal between the cities of Cleveland and Akron. The archeological project is part of the ongoing planning for restoration of an early 1830s historic structure, the Boston General Store, and development of visitor services related to...


Archeological Investigations at the Savacoal Property in Boston Village, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Summit County, Ohio (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ann C. Bauermeister.

The Midwest Archeological Center (MWAC) conducted archeological inventory and evaluative testing efforts at the Savacoal property, in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CUVA), during the 2001, 2002, and 2007 field seasons. The investigations resulted in the identification of two archeological sites, both located on land Tract 109-107 in Boston Village, Boston Township, Summit County, Ohio. Site 33SU419 is an historic artifact scatter associated with the Savacoal Barn on the east side of the...


Archeological Investigations for the Barn Relocation at Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, St. Louis, Missouri (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Douglas D. Scott.

Archeological investigations were undertaken in August of 2000 in the area proposed for relocating a barn at Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site. The excavations were undertaken as part of compliance activities to determine the effect that the proposed barn relocation might have on the site. Geophysical techniques, traditional shovel testing, and limited test excavations located a substantial stone foundation and a series of piers or footers believed to be remains of an 1818 barn. The...


Archeological Investigations of the 1874 Cavalry Barracks, Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Wyoming (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Douglas D. Scott. W.E. Sudderth. Christopher Schoen.

The Fort Laramie Cavalry Barracks was constructed in 1874 and continuously occupied until the National Park Service began interpretation of its history. A restoration effort required mitigative excavations in the building's interior and along the west side. Over 5,000 artifacts were recovered that physically document the changing uses of the building through time. Several features were identified that relate to the use of the site since at least the early 1860s. The foundations of a structure...


Archeological Investigations Relating to Restoration of the Charles E. Arnold House, Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Sangamon County, Springfield, Illinois (2001)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Vergil E. Noble.

In response to preliminary plans for restoration of the Charles E. Arnold House, the Midwest Archeological Center initiated field investigations within Lincoln Home National Historic Site in the summer of 1991. The excavation team sought specific information about the original position of the relocated structure, as well as more general information on associated cultural resources that might be present on the house lot. We found no unambiguous physical remains that would refine the restored...


Archeological Investigations, Cresthill Suites Hotel, Washington Avenue, City of Albany, Albany County, NY (2001)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

This report details the discovery and examination of a segment of the Mohawk & Hudson Railroad berm and rail bed, c.1832-1844. The survey investigated what is likely the last remaining portion of this early rail line and documented elements that provided previously unknown historical engineering data.


Archeological Test Excavations at the Mustill House and Store, Site 33 Su 274, at Lock 15 of the Ohio and Erie Canal, Summit County, Ohio, 1998 and 1999 (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffrey J. Richner.

This report documents Midwest Archeological Center fieldwork at the historic Mustill site located at Lock 15 in the Cascade Locks area of the Ohio and Erie Canal in Akron, Ohio. Located in southern Summit County, this area consists of a series of locks that raised the canal’s waters over the height of land separating the Lake Erie and Mississippi basins. Historic research indicates that the Mustill family, originally from England, lived and operated a store at the western side of Lock 15 from...


Artifact Inventory, Quackenbush Parking Garage Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2002)
DATASET Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Artifact inventory for Phase III at the Quackenbush Square site, Albany, NY.


Artifact Inventory, SUCF Parking Facility Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2001)
DATASET Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Artifact inventory for the SUCF Parking Garage site, Albany, NY.


At the River's Edge: Two-Hundred-Fifty Years of Albany History: Data Retrieval, SUCF Parking Structure, Maiden Lane, Albany, NY. (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Report of Phase III data retrieval at the SUCF 600 historic archaeological site, including subconsultant reports and artifact inventory. The report is broken up into chapters pertaining to particular elements of the block-wide site.