Westover Air Force Base Archaeology and Cultural Resource Management Archive


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  • Addendum to the National Register Determination of Eligibility for Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts (2015)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Ferguson.

    In July of 2011, Westover Air Reserve Base (ARB) submitted to The Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) a Determination of Eligibility (DOE) for the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) for the base's historic resources (i.e. buildings, structures, and landscape features over 50 years of age). This DOE revised a previous survey of the base conducted in 1995. In the revised DOE, Westover ARB concluded that the base did not constitute a historic district as previously determined by the...

  • Archaeological Reconnaissance Survey of Westover Air Force Base, Massachusetts (1982)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Deborah C. Cox.

    The Westover Air Force Base archaeological reconnaissance survey has provided an opportunity to assess archaeological sensitivity of a large tract of land that offers variable ecological resources. Background research and a walkover survey enabled the researchers to classify areas of the Air Force Base on a six-point scale according to their degree of archaeological sensitivity. Areas of moderate to high sensitivity are recommended for further archaeological investigation if any construction or...

  • Archeological Explorations on the Westover Air Reserve Base, Chicopee, Massachusetts (2010)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Robert E. Reams.

    The United States Air Force (USAF) at the Westover Air Reserve Base had the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) conduct a series of small Phase I surveys through a cooperative agreement between the two agencies. Previous research on the base has identified several areas that were considered to potentially contain sites eligible for the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). Due to need to clear trees that hinder the flight patterns of the bases’ planes, and the need to construct a softball field to...

  • An Historical Walking Tour of Westover Air Reserve Base Pamphlet (2016)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Pioneer Valley Planning Commission.

    This resource is an information pamphlet for Westover Air Reserve Base walking tour. It includes pictures, maps, information, and history of the remaining historic buildings on the base.

  • An Intensive Archaeological Survey of the Small Arms Range Parcel, Westover Air Force Base, Chicopee, Massachusetts (1989)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Denise Mowchan. Deborah Cox.

    In October 1988, an intensive level archaeological survey was conducted at the Small Arms Range on the Westover Air Force Base (WAFB) in the town of Chicopee, Massachusetts. The Public Archaeology Laboratory, Inc. performed this survey under contract with IEP, Inc. and the Army Corps of Engineers, New England Division. This survey was conducted in compliance with Federal Legislation pertaining to historic preservation, the purpose being to locate and identify any archaeological resources within...

  • Results of a Cultural Resources Reconnaissance Survey of Westover Air Reserve Base in Massachusetts (1994)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Donald G. Jones. Sally Pendleton. Nicole A. Missio.

    A cultural resources reconnaissance survey was conducted of the Westover Air Reserve Base in Massachusetts. The cultural resources survey was conducted by the Office of Public Archaeology at Boston University for Stone & Webster Engineering Corporation of Boston, Massachusetts, and Law Environmental of Georgia. The survey included an archaeological reconnaissance survey with limited subsurface testing and an architectural survey. During the archaeological survey, 173 shovel test pits were...

  • Westover 2000 (2000)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Westover Air Reserve Base.

    The Westover 2000 Plan is a presentation of Westover Air Reserve Base development and facility improvements. It refines and updates the Base Comprehensive Plan. The plan outlines Westover's long and proud heritage and provides a strategy for the future.It integrates the long-range planning goals of the Air Force Reserve and provides a matrix for decision making in preparing for the next century. This plan assisted in the Base Realignment and Closure reviews to consolidate under one cover the...

  • Westover Air Reserve Base Cultural Resources Survey (2017)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Office of Public Archaeology at Boston University.

    Based on the results of the data review, four recorded prehistoric sites and one reported historical site were identified within or adjacent to the Westover Air Reserve Base and 34 World War II era buildings and 4 Cold War era buildings (one of which is also a World War II era building) were identified as being potentially eligible for the National Register of Historic Places. One of the Cold War era buildings (Building 1900, the Air Force Special Projects Facility) has been previously...

  • Westover Air Reserve Base, Area Development Plan for the Historic Core (2017)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: system user

    The purpose of the Westover Air Reserve Base ARB Historic Core Area Development Plan is to thoughtfully reestablish the symbolic historic core as the center of activity and identity for the base. In doing so, land use patterns will be organized for future development, while both functionality and visual character within this area will also be improved. In essence, the plan aims to instill a “ sense of place” in the historic heart of Westover ARB. This resource also includes an updated...

  • Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts § 106 Determination of Eligibility for the National Register of Historic Places (2011)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text John Ferguson.

    This report documents the evaluation of significance and integrity and the determination of National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) eligibility for resources (i.e. buildings, structures, and landscape features over 50 years of age) at Westover Air Reserve Base (ARB) in Massachusetts per the Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines for Evaluation and 36 CFR Part 63. This report is submitted to the Massachusetts State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) in compliance with §106 of...

  • Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts: Assessment of Westover ARB Archival Collection (2011)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Rachel Kline.

    This report is a survey and assessment of the curation of the Westover Air Reserve Base (Westover ARB) archival collection and provides recommendations and alternatives for the repository of the collection. Currently, the Westover ARB archival collection is housed at The Public Archaeology Laboratory, Inc. (PAL) in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Westover ARB is interested in evaluating the curation standards of the current repository and their consistency with federally owned and administered curation...