McGuire Air Force Base Archaeology and Cultural Resources Archive


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  • An Archaeological and Historic Resources Inventory of McGuire Air force Base, New Jersey (1994)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL. K.L Moeller. D.A Walitschek. M. Greby. J.F. Hoffecker.

    An inventory and evaluation of archaeological and historic resources was undertaken by Argonne National Laboratory at McGuire Air Force Base, which occupies an area of 3,536 acres within the New Jersey Pinelands in Burlington County, New Jersey. Five off­base facilities totaling 246. 78 acres were also included in the inventory. Existing site files and reports, historic records and maps, aerial photographs, and other sources were consulted for background information on the base and surrounding...

  • Archaeological Management Summary: Limited Phase II (Site Testing) of Four Historic Sites, McGuire Air Force Base, Burlington County, New Jersey (1995)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard D. Holmes.

    Mariah Associates Inc. (Mariah) of Albuquerque, New Mexico, performed limited Phase II site testing at four historic sites at McGuire Air Force Base (AFB) in Burlington County, New Jersey. The sites are depicted on the New Egypt, New Jersey. The sites are 28-Bu-458 (HS-29), 28-Bu-459 (HS-31), North Run Refuse Midden, 28-Bu-460 (HS-46). The context for archaeological research at these sites was provided by the Pinelands Cultural Resource Management Plan for Historic Period Sites (New Jersey...

  • Blueprints of BOMARC Missile Facility at McGuire Air Force Base (2017)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Air Force Base.

    This file is a collection of blueprints of the BOMARC missile facility at McGuire Air Force Base. Blueprints include plans for various buildings, pavement profiles, loading docks, heating and venting systems and water treatment centers. The dates of the blueprints range from 1953 to 1962.

  • Collection of Black and White Photos of BOMARC at McGuire Air Force Base (2017)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Air Force Base.

    This is a collection of black and white photographs from McGuire Air Force Base with dates ranging from 2002 to 2003. The photos are taken from frontal and aerial views. The collection consists of pictures of the surrounding landscape and existing buildings, as well as the demolition of some of the existing buildings. The survey, excavation, and removal of certain areas are also documented in these photos. Photos of BOMARC XF-99 from USAF museum photo archives are also included within this...

  • Collection of Color Photos of BOMARC at McGuire Air Force Base (2017)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Air Force Base.

    This is a collection of color photographs from McGuire Air Force Base with dates ranging from 2002 to 2003. The photos are taken from frontal and aerial views. The collection consists of pictures of the surrounding landscape and existing buildings, as well as the demolition of some of the existing buildings. The survey, excavation, and removal of certain areas are also documented in these photos. These color photos are part of McGuire Air Defense Missile Site Plutonium Remediation, Site...

  • A Cultural Resource Survey for the Fort Dix & McGuire Air Force Base, Tertiary Wastewater Treatment Facility, New Hanover and Pemberton Townships, Burlington County, New Jersey (1992)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Hunter Research, Inc..

    This report describes an archaeological survey undertaken as part of proposals for new tertiary wastewater treatment facilities at Fort Dix and the McGuire Air Force Base, in parts of New Hanover and Pemberton Townships, Burlington County, New Jersey. The project involves construction or stockpiling of materials on a total of approximately 150 acres, disposed in five separate locations, and the placement of a new force main along about 5.25 miles of new alignment. Background research for the...

  • Historic Property Evaluation, BOMARC Facility & SAGE Building #1907, McGuire Air Force Base, NJ (1996)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text John Cullinane Associates.

    The study is focused on identification and evaluation of the BOMARC Facility located at the northwest comer of Fort Dix, and SAGE (Building 1907), on McGuire AFB grounds, both of which were elements in the military defense systems developed during the Cold War era. This report details the methods used in identifying and evaluating the BOMARC Facility and SAGE (Building 1907), the sources of data, descriptions of the properties, and evaluations against the National Register criteria. In...

  • Historical Aerial Photo of Fort Dix and McGuire Air Force Base (2018)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Fort Dix.

    Historical aerial photograph of Fort Dix and McGuire Air Force Base.

  • Historical Site Assessment: BOMARC Missile Site, McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey (2006)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Cabrera Services, Inc.

    This document is a radiological historical site assessment (HSA) for the Boeing Michigan Aeronautical Research Center (BOMARC) Missile Site on the Fort Dix Military Reservation, Plumsted Township, New Jersey (see Figure 1). In 1958, the 46th Air Defense Missile Squadron (ADMS) from McGuire Air Force Base (AFB) was authorized use of approximately 220 acres of Fort Dix property for the construction of a missile facility. The Site is approximately 11 miles east of McGuire AFB. This facility...

  • McGuire Air Defense Missile Site Plutonium Remediation, Site Historical Preservation Report, New Egypt, New Jersey (2005)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael A. Carr.

    The US developed a vast air defense network system from both Air Force and Army elements consisting of supersonic jets, anti-aircraft guns and missiles, radar detection capabilities, and ground observation to counter the Soviet threat of bombers equipped with nuclear weapons. As part of this air defense system, the Air Force along with private industry developed the BOMARC surface to air missile system, the BOMARC, named from "BO" for Boeing and "MARC" for Michigan Aeronautical Research Center,...

  • McGuire Air Defense Missile Site, New Egypt, New Jersey: Supplement to Reconnaissance Survey of Cold War Properties (1998)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Joseph Murphey.

    The purpose of this report, a reconnaissance survey of the McGuire Air Defense Missile Site (hereafter referred to generically as BOMARC), is to ascertain if the site, or portions thereof, meet the requirements of the National Register of Historic Places and require compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. This report is supplemental to a reconnaissance survey of Cold War properties conducted at McGuire AFB, New Jersey. The main report finds at McGuire AFB, only one group...

  • National Register of Historic Places Registration Form for SAGE Complex Building #1907 (1996)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text John J. Cullinane.

    This form is for use in nominating or requesting determinations of eligibility for individual properties or districts.The SAGE (Semi-Automatic Ground Environment) system was designed and developed in the mid-1950s to coordinate all air defense components of U.S. air defense system. SAGE was born out of a need to replace the Manual Air Defense System used extensively in WWII to track enemy aircraft. As the perceived threat from Soviet air attacks increased in the early 1950s, it became apparent...

  • Phase 1 Archaeological Survey of Areas 4100 and 4200, McGuire Air Force Base, New Hanover Township, Burlington County, New Jersey (1997)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard D. Holmes. Toni R. Goar. Katherine J. Rozlau.

    A Phase I archaeological survey was conducted for Areas 4100 and 4200 at McGuire Air Force Base in Burlington County, New Jersey. The area of these parcels is 48.06 acres (Area 4100) and 29.59 acres (Area 4200). Military use of these parcels, once part of Fort Dix, dates from World War I. Temporary World War II wooden, single-story hospital structures stood here until they were demolished in the 1960s and 1970s. A warehouse (Building 4145) in the eastern portion of Area 4100 is currently used....

  • Phase II (Site Testing) of Four Historic Sites, McGuire Air Force Base, Burlington County, New Jersey (1998)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard D. Holmes. Toni R. Goar.

    TRC Mariah Associates Inc. of Albuquerque, New Mexico performed Phase II site testing at four historic sites at McGuire Air Force Base in Burlington County, New Jersey. Research was undertaken as part of the cultural resource management responsibilities of the Air Mobility Command, not in anticipation of a specific project. Site testing followed an archaeological site locational survey (Headquarters, Air Mobility Command 1995). The four historic sites are identified as 28-Bu-473, Historic Site...

  • Phase II (Site Testing) of Four Historic Sites, McGuire Air Force, Burlington County, New Jersey (1996)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard D. Holmes.

    Mariah Associates, Inc. of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Lyndhurst, New Jersey performed Phase II site testing at four historic sites at McGuire Air Force Base in Burlington County, New Jersey. Research was undertaken as part of the cultural resource management responsibilities of the Air Mobility Command, not in anticipation of a specific project. Site testing followed an archaeological site locational survey (Headquarters Air Mobility Command 1995). The sites date from at least the 1840s to...

  • Property Survey and Evaluation of Cold War Properties at McGuire Air Force Base (2017)
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    The United States Air Force (USAF), Headquarters, Air Mobility Command (AMC), has conducted real property surveys and evaluations at selected installations throughout the continental United States to identify potentially significant Cold War buildings and structures. The immediate goal of the study is to provide the baseline information required for compliance with Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and for the completion of Cultural Resources Management Plans (CRMPs)....

  • Reconnaissance Survey of Cold War Properties, McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey (1998)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text United States Air Force, Air Mobility Command.

    The United States Air Force (USAF), Headquarters, Air Mobility Command (AMC), has conducted real property surveys and evaluations at selected installations throughout the continental United States to identify potentially significant Cold War buildings and structures. The immediate goal of the study is to provide the baseline information required for compliance with Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and for the completion of Cultural Resources Management Plans (CRMPs)....

  • A Stage I Archaeological Survey of Portions of Northern Burlington County, New Jersey (1983)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text R. Alan Mounier.

    A preliminary archaeological survey has been completed as part of the overall assessment of the environmental impact of the proposed northern Burlington County regional sewerage system. As a result of this survey a number of cultural resources, including both historic and prehistoric properties, have been identified in or near the project area. Most of the sites recognized by this research will be unaffected by the proposed undertaking, however, five prehistoric sites are likely to be adversely...

  • Summary Report of Archaeological Survey of Surface Stockpile Areas, Fort Dix and McGuire Air Force Base, Burlington County, New Jersey (1994)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Hunter Reseach, Inc..

    A Phase IB survey of eleven temporary surface stockpile areas was undertaken at Fort Dix in July, August and October 1992. The temporary surface stockpile areas will be used for the short-term storage of materials during construction of the tertiary wastewater treatment system. Following review of field data during the preparation of this report, the accounts presented here have not been substantially modified from the reports submitted to the Philadelphia District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...

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