A Cultural Resources Survey of 1,420 Acres Along the Lower San Pedro River, North of Benson: Report

Summary

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed Archaeological Consulting Service, Ltd. (ACS) to complete a Class III cultural resources survey of 1,420 acres along the lower San Pedro River. Reclamation, in partnership with the Nature Conservancy, plans to acquire this land and designate it a conservation easement as mitigation for the destruction of riparian habitat during construction of the Central Arizona Project fish barriers.

ACS conducted a Class III cultural resources survey of the parcel to provide an inventory and assessment of cultural resources that might be located within the conservation easement. ACS identified 30 archaeological sites, 6 of which had been previously recorded. Nine sites were recommended eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places, 12 were recommended not eligible, 9 required additional investigations to evaluate their eligibility.

This is the report of the survey.

The photos taken during the survey can be found at tDAR ID: 394265.

The photo log can be found at tDAR ID: 394264.

Cite this Record

A Cultural Resources Survey of 1,420 Acres Along the Lower San Pedro River, North of Benson: Report. Donald W. Jolly, Lourdes Aguila, Michael S. Droz, Teresa L. Hoffman. Cultural resources Report. ,131. Tempe, Arizona: Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. 2002 ( tDAR id: 394263) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8S75J6J

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Spatial Coverage

min long: -110.315; min lat: 32.139 ; max long: -110.286; max lat: 32.187 ;

Record Identifiers

Bureau of Reclamation Delivery Order No.(s): 02A5320110

ACS Project No.(s): 02-383

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