Working in Small Areas: The Archaeology Of An Urban Backyard in St. Charles, Missouri

Author(s): Steve Dasovich

Year: 2018

Summary

Working in small, urban backyards is challenging due to often numerous ground disturbing activities.  Often lurking between these disturbances, archaeological deposits can offer interesting and surprising glimpses of past activity.  One backyard along Main Street in St. Charles, Missouri offers just such a glimpse that includes family life and dumping activity interpreted through 20th-Century children's toys and an unusually dense concentration of 19h-Century ceramics,

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Working in Small Areas: The Archaeology Of An Urban Backyard in St. Charles, Missouri. Steve Dasovich. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Albuquerque, NM. 2018 ( tDAR id: 441144)

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Spatial Coverage

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

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Contact(s): Society for Historical Archaeology

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PaperId(s): 110