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Archaeological Test Excavations at the Quartermaster Building, Yuma Depot, Yuma Territorial Prison State Park, Yuma, Arizona

Author(s): Lyle M. Stone

Year: 1980

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Summary

On October 2, 1980, Lyle M. Stone of Archaeological Research Services performed limited test excavations at the existing quartermaster building of the 1864-1885 Yuma Depot, now a part of Yuma Territorial Prison State Park, Yuma, Arizona. This project was authorized by Gerald A. Doyle and Associates, A.l.A. and was performed under the conditions of an Arizona antiquities permit (No. 80-13) issued by the Arizona State Museum to Archaeological Research Services on August 13, 1980. Doyle and Associates is developing restoration plans for the quartermaster building for the Arizona State Parks Board.

The purpose of this archaeological project was to attempt to determine if sub-surface evidence of the building's original porch floor construction was present. It had been noted that a brick porch floor previously existed around this building until recently at which time it was removed, exposing redeposited sand and gravel.


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Archaeological Test Excavations at the Quartermaster Building, Yuma Depot, Yuma Territorial Prison State Park, Yuma, Arizona. Lyle M. Stone. Tempe, AZ: Archaeological Research Services. 1980 ( tDAR id: 399310) ; doi:10.6067/XCV87946HP


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Spatial Coverage

min long: -114.623; min lat: 32.718 ; max long: -114.594; max lat: 32.744 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Paula Pflepsen

Permitting Agency(s): Arizona State Museum

Prepared By(s): Archaeological Research Services

Submitted To(s): Gerald A. Doyle and Associates


Record Identifiers

Arizona State Museum Permit No.(s): 80-13

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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