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1978

Stephen F. Austin State University

San Pedro and Alazan Acequias

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Archaeological Investigations Of Portions Of The San Pedro And Alazan Acequias In San Antonio, Texas, Anne A. Fox Jan 1978

Archaeological Investigations Of Portions Of The San Pedro And Alazan Acequias In San Antonio, Texas, Anne A. Fox

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

In the spring of 1977 the Center for Archaeological Research was requested by Ronald Darner, Director of the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department, to investigate and record sections of the old acequias, or irrigation ditches which were involved in renovation and landscaping projects in city parks. The purpose of this report is to present the information gained in this endeavor ln lasting and usable form for the future benefit of historians and archaeologists working with these unique and interesting structures.

Since time and space did not allow an exhaustive discussion of the acequia system of San Antonio, the reader ...