Catalina State Park Reports and Documentation
This collection contains reports pertinent to Catalina State Park. Document types may include site stabilization reports, site evaluation or survey reports, expert consultations, ground disturbance monitoring, excavation reports, architectural documentation or survey, heritage management plans and evaluations, historic background research, and inventory and records searches.
Site Type Keywords
Domestic Structure or Architectural Complex • Domestic Structures • Room Block / Compound / Pueblo • Cobble Wall • Settlements • Hamlet / Village • Pit House / Earth Lodge • Resource Extraction / Production / Transportation Structure or Features • Agricultural or Herding • Non-Domestic Structures
Pima County (County) • Arizona (State / Territory) • United States of America (Country) • North America (Continent) • Santa Catalina Mountains • Catalina State Park • Tucson Basin • Tucson, AZ • Sutherland Wash • Montrose Canyon Wash
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Archaeological Survey in Catalina State Park with a Focus on the Romero Ruin (1987)
Catalina State Park is situated approximately 22 km (14 miles) north of Tucson, Arizona. Within this beautiful and pristine desert area lie a large number of relatively undisturbed archaeological sites. The park has witnessed a long and varied history. Sometime after 5000 B.C. Archaic period hunters and gatherers first roamed through the park area in their search for game and edible plants. During the following Hohokam period the park area was intensively occupied. A wide range of sites are...
Archaeological Testing at the Romero Ruin: Part 2 (1993)
Limited archaeological testing was conducted at the Romero Ruin, AZ BB:9:1 (ASM), during the spring of 1993 by archaeologists from the Center for Desert Archaeology. The site is a large prehistoric Hohokam village with an overlying historic component, located in Catalina State Park approximately 10 miles north of Tucson, Arizona. The purpose of the testing program was threefold: 1) to expose archaeological features along the interpretive trail prior to the features' being stabilized, 2) to...
Stabilization at the Romero Ruin (AZ BB:9:1 [ASM]) (1993)
In March and April 1993, a preservation/stabilization assessment plan was developed and subsequent stabilization of the Romero Ruin (AZ BB:9:1 [ASM]) was conducted by Soil Systems, Inc. (SSI) under contract to the Center for Desert Archaeology and Catalina State Park. The architectural recording forms were completed in conjunction with minimal excavation from April 5 through April 23. The actual stabilization occurred from May 3 through May 14. The Romero Ruin is a Hohokam site with an...