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Phase I Investigation of Shoot House and Urban Assault Compound, Fort A.P. Hill

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Summary

Paciulli, Simmons & Associates, Ltd., requested a Phase IA cultural resources survey associated with the planned Shoot House and Urban Assault Compound, Fort A.P. Hill, Caroline County, Virginia. The project area is located in the north central portion of the Fort A.P. Hill Military Reservation and is composed of approximately 61 square hectares (150 square acres). The goal of this cultural resources assessment was to determine if any known historic properties were located in the APE and to determine the likelihood of unrecorded cultural resources being located there. High, medium, and low probability areas for cultural resources were identified and appropriate testing strategies recommended for each type. Background research and limited field investigations were utilized to accomplish these goals.

Fieldwork included the excavation of 38 shovel tests; 10 of these were positive, and resulted in the identification of 2 archaeological sites, both late nineteenth-/early twentieth-century domestic sites, and one military-related refuse scatter less than 50 years old. Additional testing is needed at both sites to determine if they are potentially eligible for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places. No additional testing is needed at the refuse scatter due to its recent age. Additional intensive-level (Phase 1B) survey is recommended in selected portions of the project area.

This project contains a report on the investigations, which includes an artifact inventory, and a photo log.


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Phase I Investigation of Shoot House and Urban Assault Compound, Fort A.P. Hill. ( tDAR id: 392630) ; doi:10.6067/XCV83N24T3


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Spatial Coverage

min long: -77.34; min lat: 38.152 ; max long: -77.289; max lat: 38.187 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): silpakorn university

Contributor(s): Michele Brumfield ; Madonna Ledford Blatz ; Carly Meyer ; Royce McNeal

Field Director(s): Robert Clarke

Principal Investigator(s): Maureen S. Meyers

Project Director(s): Bradley Bowden

Repository(s): Fort Lee Regional Archaeological Curation Facility

Prepared By(s): Gray & Pape, Inc.

Submitted To(s): Paciulli, Simmons & Associates, Ltd.


Record Identifiers

DHR File Noumber(s): 2003-0046

Contract Number(s): DACA 31-00-D-0027

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  1. Final Report Phase I Reconnaissance Cultural Resources Assessment of the Shoot House and Urban Assault Compound, Fort A.P. Hill Caroline County, Virginia (2003)
    DOCUMENT [ID: 392631] Gray & Pape, Inc..

    Paciulli, Simmons & Associates, Ltd., requested a Phase IA cultural resources survey associated with the planned Shoot House and Urban Assault Compound, Fort A.P. Hill, Caroline County, Virginia. The project area is located in the north central portion of the Fort A.P. Hill Military Reservation and is composed of approximately 61 square hectares (150 square acres). The goal of this cultural resources assessment was to determine if any known historic properties were located in the APE and to...

  2. Photo Log, Phase I Investigation of Shoot House and Urban Assault Compound, Fort A.P. Hill (2002)
    DOCUMENT [ID: 392636] Gray & Pape, Inc..

    This document is the photo log for a Phase IA cultural resources survey associated with the planned Shoot House and Urban Assault Compound, Fort A.P. Hill, Caroline County, Virginia. The project area is located in the north central portion of the Fort A.P. Hill Military Reservation and is composed of approximately 61 square hectares (150 square acres). The goal of this cultural resources assessment was to determine if any known historic properties were located in the APE and to determine the...

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