Archeological Survey of Tree Removal Zones at Wilson's Creek National Battlefield
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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Cite this Record
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
Chert Knapping Station • Dam Site • Field Camp • Manley Cemetary • Multi Component Site • Projectile Point / Knife • Quarry Pit • Sandstone Quarry • Sinkhole • Sinkhole Collape • Spoil Pile • Vegetation Clearing
min long: -93.425; min lat: 37.08 ; max long: -93.393; max lat: 37.119 ;
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Sponsor(s): Midwest Archeological Center, Lincoln
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