Archaeological Resource Study: Roger Williams National Memorial, Rhode Island
Part of the Archaeology of Roger Williams National Memorial, Rhode Island project
This study of archaeological resources at Roger Williams National Memorial was conducted under Contract No. CX1600-8-0012, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
The purpose of the study was fourfold:
1) to provide information regarding the characteristics and locations of known and potential archaeological resources in Roger Williams National Memorial.
2) to provide estimates of and rationale for the eligibility of the identified, known and potential archaeological resources in ROWI for the National Register of Historic Places.
3) to provide recommendations for specific kinds of intensive archaeological investigations to be undertaken prior to the development of various portions of ROWI.
4) to provide information for management and interpretation of archaeological resources.
Both prehistoric and historic archaeological resources were addressed.
Cite this Record
Archaeological Resource Study: Roger Williams National Memorial, Rhode Island. Susan G. Gibson, Peter Thorbahn, Cynthia Wood, Myron Stachiw. Cultural Resource Management Study ,1.: Division of Cultural Resources, North Atlantic Region, National Park Service, US DOI. 1979 ( tDAR id: 6323) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8SN07P5
Roger Williams National Memorial
Canal or Canal Feature • Gaol • Historic Communal / Public Structure • Historic Structure • House • Jail • Refuse Pit • Road • School • Schoolhouse • Spring • Town / City • Trash Midden • Urban Structure
Calendar Date: -2521 to 1979
min long: -71.433; min lat: 41.813 ; max long: -71.392; max lat: 41.847 ;
Individual & Institutional Roles
Sponsor(s): National Park Service
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