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Cultural Resources Assessment of the West Aviation Tract

Author(s): Johshua N. Fletcher ; Ralph Bailey

Year: 2005

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Summary

Brockington and Associates, Inc., conducted a cultural resources assessment of the West

Aviation Tract in Charleston County, South Carolina in May 2005, for SCE&G, a SCANNA

Corporation of Columbia, South Carolina. This assessment provides information regarding the

cultural resources contained in the project tract that may effect future use of the property. Tasks

performed to complete the assessment include archival research and field reconnaissance.


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Cite this Record

Cultural Resources Assessment of the West Aviation Tract. Johshua N. Fletcher, Ralph Bailey. Mt. Pleasant, SC: Brockington and Associates, Inc. 2005 ( tDAR id: 391137) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8988885


URL: http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/sciaa/


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Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1943 to 1943 (Army began massive construction projects in the area)

Calendar Date: 1988 to 1988 (Joyce's survey of the area attempting to locate Michaux's house)

Calendar Date: 1716 to 1786 (Land granted to Robert Woods and heirs)

Calendar Date: 1786 to 1802 (Land owned by Andre Michaux)

Calendar Date: 1802 to 1803 (Land owned by John Himley)

Calendar Date: 1803 to 1820 (Land owned by the Agricultural Society of South Carolina)

Calendar Date: 1820 to 1857 (Land owned by John Carwile and one other unknown person)

Calendar Date: 1857 to 1857 (Land owned by Charles Lee)


Spatial Coverage

min long: -80.019; min lat: 32.643 ; max long: -79.865; max lat: 32.826 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Field Director(s): Johshua N. Fletcher

Principal Investigator(s): Ralph Bailey

Sponsor(s): South Carolina Electric and Gas, Columbia, SC

Prepared By(s): Brockington and Associates, Inc.


Notes

General Note: Several features and previous surveys led Brockington and Associates to come to the conclusion that the site should be protected. This was due to their having determined that many remnants of Michaux's garden could still be found and due to a possible cemetary on the land.


File Information

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west-aviation-final-report.pdf 15.36mb May 21, 2013 1:23:14 PM Confidential
redacted-west-aviation-final-report.pdf 10.75mb May 21, 2013 1:23:21 PM Public
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America