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Spatial Context and Farm Types of Anne Arundel County Maryland, 1850-1880

Author(s): Kiley A. Gilbert

Year: 2016

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Summary

Between 1850 and 1880, the First Election District of Anne Arundel County, Maryland hosted a variety of farm types and farm sizes. K-means cluster analysis of agricultural census data identified farm types over this forty-year period. The findings serve as a basis for understanding the archaeology of two farms on the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center campus and assessing the effects of late 19th-century land management strategies on local ecosystems.


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Spatial Context and Farm Types of Anne Arundel County Maryland, 1850-1880. Kiley A. Gilbert. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Washington, D.C. 2016 ( tDAR id: 434267)


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Temporal Keywords
19th Century


Spatial Coverage

min long: -129.199; min lat: 24.495 ; max long: -66.973; max lat: 49.359 ;

Record Identifiers

PaperId(s): 796

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America