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Archeological Survey of Tree Removal Zones at Wilson's Creek National Battlefield

Author(s): Jack H. Ray ; Susan M. Monk

Year: 1984

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Summary

The purpose of the archeological survey was the discovery and recording of archeological sites in four proposed areas to be affected by removal of "exotic" vegetation (i.e., osage orange and cedar trees) by heavy machinery. The survey was conducted in compliance with Federal legislation and Executive Order 11593, designed to protect and enhance archeological, historical, and architectural resources which might be adversely affected by projects supported by Federal funds or requiring

Federal permits or licenses.

The major objective of the ,survey was related to the management need to know the location and number of archeological sites to be affected by the. proposed tree removal activity. The survey was also designed to contribute to the expansion of the site inventory for the park, thereby increasing the data base pertaining to settlement patterns in the Wilson Creek Valley.


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Archeological Survey of Tree Removal Zones at Wilson's Creek National Battlefield. Jack H. Ray, Susan M. Monk. Occasional Studies in Anthropology ,15. Lincoln, Nebraska: Midwest Archeological Center, National Park Service. 1984 ( tDAR id: 375631) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8736Q34


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Spatial Coverage

min long: -93.425; min lat: 37.08 ; max long: -93.393; max lat: 37.119 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Sponsor(s): Midwest Archeological Center, Lincoln


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Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America