Archeological Evaluations of Significance at Fort Lee, Prince George County, Virginia
Part of the Archaeological Evaluations of Significance, Fort Lee (FL1987.001) project
A total of 17 archeological evaluations of significance were completed as part of an ongoing program of cultural resource management at Fort Lee, Prince George County, Virginia. The evaluations were conducted in compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act and its implementing regulations In situations where planned development projects would adversely affect identified archeological resources. Of the 17 properties evaluated during this study, six were classified as significant and for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. Significant sites included two preserved and repeatedly occupied prehistoric basecamps (44PG169 and 44PG182), a domestic site dating to the late seventeenth century (44PG183), two late colonial historic sites (44PG176 and 44PG179), and a late colonial /antebellum residence of exceptionally high integrity (411PG260). Recommendations for avoidance of the five significant sites were provided. Should avoidance be impossible, archeological data recovery in advance of project construction was recommended.
This report includes an Introduction, Evaluations of Significance for the 17 sites, a Summary and Management Recommendations. Appendices include that Artifact Inventory and Project Documents.
Cite this Record
Archeological Evaluations of Significance at Fort Lee, Prince George County, Virginia. Antony F. Opperman, Harding Polk II. 1987 ( tDAR id: 391564) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8JH3N6R
This Resource is Part of the Following Collections
Agricultural or Herding • Archaeological Feature • Commercial or Industrial Structures • Domestic Structure or Architectural Complex • Encampment • Military Structure • Non-Domestic Structures • Post Hole / Post Mold • Quarry • refuse deposit • Resource Extraction / Production / Transportation Structure or Features • Settlements
Archaeological Survey • Buckles • Chert • Chinese Porcelain • Coastal Plain • Colono Ware • contracting stem • Cord Marked • Creamware • Cultural Resource Management • Delft Ware • Earthenware • English Flint • Evaluation of Significance • Fabric Impressed • Gaston ceramics • Guilford projectile point • handmade bricks • Historic Preservation • Historic Sites • Kaolin Pipe Stem • Lead Shot • Mockley Ware • Morrow Mountain Point • Nails • net impressed ceramic • Palmer Points • Pearlware • Personal Artifacts • prehistoric base camp • Prehistoric Sites • Prince George Ware • Quartz • Quartzite • Rhenish Stoneware • Savannah River Variant • Seasonal Activity • serrated projectile point • Slave Quarters • Southeastern Virginia • Stoneware • Stony Creek ceramic • Thermal Alteration • Uniform Buttons • White Earthenware Show More
17th Century • 20th Century • American Civil War • Antebellum Period • Colonial Period • Early / Middle Woodland • Early 19th Century • Historic • Late 19th Century • Late Archaic • Mid-18th Century • Mid-19th Century • Postbellum Period • PREHIST0RIC • World War I
Calendar Date: -400 to 1600 (prehistoric basecamp occupation)
Calendar Date: -3000 to -1000 (Late Archaic Period)
min long: -77.363; min lat: 37.205 ; max long: -77.299; max lat: 37.263 ;
Individual & Institutional Roles
Contact(s): Patty Conte
Principal Investigator(s): Ronald A. Thomas
Repository(s): Fort Lee Regional Archaeological Curation Facility
Prepared By(s): MAAR Associates, Inc.
Submitted To(s): Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District
Accession Number (s): FL1987.001
Performing Organization Rept. No.(s): V-27/30
Contract Number(s): DACA65-83-C-0125, P0003, P0004
Redaction Note: Page 2-10 is missing from this file of the report. This document has been redacted. To request access to a nonredacted copy, contact the Fort Lee Regional Archaeological Curation Facility.
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