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2003

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San Pedro Springs Park Improvements Archaeological Testing And Monitoring At 41bx19, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, José E. Zapata, Barbara A. Meissner Jan 2003

San Pedro Springs Park Improvements Archaeological Testing And Monitoring At 41bx19, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, José E. Zapata, Barbara A. Meissner

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

The archaeological testing and monitoring reported here was conducted within the boundaries of San Pedro Springs Park, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, between January and October 2002. The park is listed in the National Register of Historic Places (41BX19) and contains significant prehistoric and historic archaeological resources. This investigation was conducted under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 2776 and was performed for the City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department. This report presents the results of archaeological testing and monitoring of areas to be impacted by park improvements. The improvements included the restoration and landscaping of a mid-nineteenth century structure ...


Archaeological Survey And Geoarchaeological Investigations At 41bx1271, Walker Ranch Park, Bexar County, Texas, Jason D. Weston Jan 2003

Archaeological Survey And Geoarchaeological Investigations At 41bx1271, Walker Ranch Park, Bexar County, Texas, Jason D. Weston

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

In January of 2003, a crew from the Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an archaeological survey and geoarchaeological investigations at site 41BX1271 in Walker Ranch Park for the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department. This work was done in response to the planned installation of security lights around the existing park trail and a drinking fountain along the southwest portion of the trail system. The archaeological investigations were carried out under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 3023. Three separate field tasks were carried out in order to perform the required assessment: 1) pedestrian ...


Archaeological Services Associated With The Perrin Family Gravesite On Perrin-Beitel Road, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jason D. Weston Jan 2003

Archaeological Services Associated With The Perrin Family Gravesite On Perrin-Beitel Road, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jason D. Weston

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

Under contract with Mr. Harry Affleck of San Antonio, the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) performed archaeological services on the property located at 9501/9505 Perrin-Beitel Road in central San Antonio. The property is the site of the Perrin Family Gravesite and will be impacted by the construction of a self-storage unit and associated improvements. Archaeological services were performed between January and March 2003 and involved archival research to compile information on the history of the Perrin Family Gravesite and fieldwork to establish the location of all burials present on site.

Archival research resulted in the compilation of a history ...


Monitoring Of Construction At Site 41bx1199, Government Canyon State Natural Area, Bexar County, Texas, Jason D. Weston Jan 2003

Monitoring Of Construction At Site 41bx1199, Government Canyon State Natural Area, Bexar County, Texas, Jason D. Weston

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

In February 2002, archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio monitored the construction of roads and parking lots and the clearing of land on site 41BX1199 in Government Canyon State Natural Area. These roads and parking lots were being built to provide/facilitate access to picnic and tent camping areas planned for when the state natural area becomes a state park. Archaeological monitoring identified no significant archaeological deposits and confirmed the original assessment of the site as having no research potential. The construction activities did not impact any significant intact cultural deposits ...