Archaeological Investigations in Support of the Military Munitions Response Program, New Boston Air Force Station, 2008-2011, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire

Summary

This report documents archaeological investigations conducted at New Boston Air Force Station (NBAFS) located in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire (Figure 1.1). The work was performed in support of Remedial Investigations (RI) conducted as part of the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP) by the United States Army Corps of Engineers for the United States Air Force. The work was carried out by Landmark Archaeology, Inc. (Landmark) of Altamont, New York who was retained as a consultant by Shaw Environmental, Inc. (Shaw) of Denver, Colorado. The MMRP included six munitions response sites (MRS) that comprise the area of potential effect (APE). These sites collectively encompass approximately 1,379 acres (558.1 ha) of the 2,826-acre (1143.6- ha) station (Figures 1.2 and 1.3), and they include land in the towns of Amherst, Mont Vernon, and New Boston. Archaeological investigations were carried out to identify and document cultural resources in the APE and to mitigate any adverse effect to known and undiscovered archaeological resources as a result of RI activities. The archaeological investigations were conducted in compliance with a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that was executed in 2008 entitled Memorandum of Agreement for Recovery of Significant Information Between the U.S. Air Force and the New Hampshire Historic Preservation Officer Pursuant to 36 CFR 800.6 Regarding the Interim Removal Action Clearance at New Boston Air Force Station, New Hampshire (Appendix A). The MMRP was conducted as required by Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.

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Archaeological Investigations in Support of the Military Munitions Response Program, New Boston Air Force Station, 2008-2011, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. Sarah P. Sportman, Derrick Marcucci, Susan Gade. 2013 ( tDAR id: 447965) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8447965

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Contact(s): James Wilde

Prepared By(s): Shaw Environmental, Inc.

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