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Archeological Investigations At Mission Espíritu Santo (41gd1), Goliad County, Texas, Kristi M. Ulrich, Antonia L. Figueroa, Jennifer L. Thompson, Anne A. Fox, Johanna M. Hunziker, Steve A. Tomka, Cynthia M. Muñoz Jan 2005

Archeological Investigations At Mission Espíritu Santo (41gd1), Goliad County, Texas, Kristi M. Ulrich, Antonia L. Figueroa, Jennifer L. Thompson, Anne A. Fox, Johanna M. Hunziker, Steve A. Tomka, Cynthia M. Muñoz

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Excavations were carried out at Mission Nuestra Señora del Espíritu Santo de Zuñiga (41GD1) in November of 2004 and February of 2005 by the Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio under contract with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The work was conducted in advance of the planned construction of a French drain system. Shovel tests, 1-x-1-meter test units, and controlled backhoe trenches were used to explore areas that would be impacted by the proposed drainage system along the northern walls of the chapel and museum (granary) and across the center of the courtyard ...


Archeological Testing Of Sites 41gd113 And 41gd114 In Goliad County, Texas, Russell D. Greaves Jan 2004

Archeological Testing Of Sites 41gd113 And 41gd114 In Goliad County, Texas, Russell D. Greaves

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Archeological testing of two previously identified prehistoric archeological sites in Goliad County, Texas, was performed by the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) at The University of Texas at San Antonio. Testing examined 41GD113 and 41GD114 to determine their potential eligibility for listing on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and whether they warranted designation as State Archeological Landmarks (SAL) . The work was performed for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) on July 24–August 2, 2002. Archeological testing was performed in relation to a proposed highway realignment to avoid the Noble Cemetery currently adjacent U.S. Highway 59. These ...


1999 Excavations At Mission Rosario, David L. Nickels Jan 2000

1999 Excavations At Mission Rosario, David L. Nickels

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Mission Nuestra Senora del Rosario founded in 1754, is located four miles west of modem-day Goliad, Texas. Established for the Karankawa Indians, it was finally abandoned in 1808. Archaeological investigations have been conducted at the site in the 1940s, 1970s, and 1990s. This body of work, the most recent, was conducted by the Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio (CAR) (UTSA) under the auspices of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD). In July through September 1999, CAR excavated 105 units, cleared some above-ground walls, and probed for buried walls or foundations. A geophysical ...


Archaeological Testing At Goliad State Park, Goliad County, Texas, Johanna M. Hunziker, Anne A. Fox Jan 1998

Archaeological Testing At Goliad State Park, Goliad County, Texas, Johanna M. Hunziker, Anne A. Fox

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In December 1996, the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of The University of Texas at San Antonio entered into a contract with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to conduct archaeological investigations at Mission Espiritu Santo in Goliad State Park. On December 17, 1996, a seven-member field crew from CAR excavated 32 shovel tests along the proposed trench for replacement of existing park water and electrical lines between the mission compound and the camping area. Artifacts recovered from the shovel tests include Spanish colonial ceramics, glass, metal, stone tools and debitage, and a large quantity of animal bone. Most of ...


Archaeological Survey And Backhoe Testing For Flume No. 3 Right-Of-Way At Coleto Creek Reservoir, Goliad County, Texas, Kenneth M. Brown Jan 1986

Archaeological Survey And Backhoe Testing For Flume No. 3 Right-Of-Way At Coleto Creek Reservoir, Goliad County, Texas, Kenneth M. Brown

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During August 1983, archaeological survey and testing were conducted at Flume No.3 for the Coleto Creek power plant reservoir in Goliad County, Texas. The work included survey of the entire Flume No.3 route, testing one site (41 GD 30B) located at the flume outlet on Coleto Creek, survey and testing of an alternate fl ume route downstream, and testi ng at another site designated 41 GD 31. The right-of-way survey revealed a historic site (41 GD 48) in the proposed spoil area; no further work is recommended at this site. Testing at 41 GD 30B provided necessary additional ...


Historical And Archaeological Resources Of Riverdale, A Company Town In Goliad County, Texas, John W. Clark, Jr. Jan 1984

Historical And Archaeological Resources Of Riverdale, A Company Town In Goliad County, Texas, John W. Clark, Jr.

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Proposed realignment of a historic bridge at Riverdale, Goliad County, Texas, by the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation and new approach right-of-way on County Road 134 will affect portions of the community of Riverdale The community was founded by the Riverdale Gin and Milling Company and the Riverdale Mercantile Company in 1913, for the sole purpose of processing cotton. The community ceased to exist over the period from 1946 through 1952.


The Berger Bluff Site (41gd30a): Excavations In The Upper Deposits, 1979., David O. Brown Jan 1983

The Berger Bluff Site (41gd30a): Excavations In The Upper Deposits, 1979., David O. Brown

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During summer 1979, the Center for Archaeological Research conducted excavations at the Berger Bluff site (41 GO 30A) in Goliad County, Texas. The site, located on a high bluff above Coleto Creek, had been shown to be a valuable archaeological resource in previous test excavations and was potentially endangered by wave erosion from the waters of the soon to be completed Coleto Creek Reservoir. The excavations were considered necessary as a partial mitigation, under the provisions of the Texas Antiquities Code.

A single three by four meter excavation unit was opened at the site. Depth of this excavation unit varied ...