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Old Mobile (1MB94) Fort Louis, Mobile County, Alabama.

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Summary

After an intensive remote sensing effort in 2005 failed to identify remains of Fort Louis at the Old Mobile site (1MB94), a large pit feature associated with one of the fort's bastions was found in that search area by hand excavation. This feature and adjacent units were excavated in 2007-2010.


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Old Mobile (1MB94) Fort Louis, Mobile County, Alabama.. ( tDAR id: 380899) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8TH8P2F


Keywords


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1702 to 1711


Spatial Coverage

min long: -88.026; min lat: 30.942 ; max long: -87.971; max lat: 30.983 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): University of South Alabama Center for Archaeological Studies

Contributor(s): Bonnie L. Gums ; George W. Shorter, Jr.

Project Director(s): Gregory Waselkov

Prepared By(s): University of South Alabama Center for Archaeological Studies


Record Identifiers

2004.077(s): Accession Number

Source Collections

University of South Alabama Center for Archaeological Studies Old Mobile Collection 2004.077
University of South Alabama Archaeology Museum Old Mobile Collection 2004.077

Related Comparative Collections

University of South Alabama Center for Archaeological Studies Port Dauphin Village Collection 1997.005

Resources Inside this Project (Viewing 1-2 of 2)

Images

  1. Excavation Photos from Fort Louis at the Old Mobile site (1MB94), Mobile County, Alabama. (2007)

Datasets

  1. Field Specimen Catalog for Fort Louis, Old Mobile (1MB94), Mobile County, Alabama. (2010)
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America