1971 Summer Archaeological Investigation, Halifax, North Carolina

Author(s): Stephen Israel

Year: 1971


The North Carolina Department of Archives and History research and development plans for Historic Halifax involved archaeological survey of newly acquired Historic Halifax lands in 1971.The Department carried out archeological investigations in the summer of 1971, in Historic Halifax on property formerly owned by Mr. F. H. Gregory, located south of the Andrew Jackson Elementary School and east of Joe Jone's lot. A recent find of the Plan of the Town of Halifx, by Mrs. Margaret Hofmann, indicated that the 1971 investigation was carried out in the eighteenth century town lots 64, 65, 66, 67 and 68, Seven weeks were spent·; in the field, the first three of which were spent examining a wooded bluff above the Roanoke River. Four test trenches five feet wide were dug transversing the hundred foot wide bluff (TT-A, TT-B, TT-C, and TT-D) •. All four test trenches were dug north-south across the promontory,

Cite this Record

1971 Summer Archaeological Investigation, Halifax, North Carolina. Stephen Israel. Raleigh, NC: University of North Carolina. 1971 ( tDAR id: 197680) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8Q81F7G

Spatial Coverage

min long: -78.007; min lat: 36.004 ; max long: -77.23; max lat: 36.512 ;

Record Identifiers

NADB document id number(s): 425453

NADB citation id number(s): 000000063417


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