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Archaeological Survey Of The Proposed Lorence Creek Greenbelt, City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jason D. Weston Jan 2004

Archaeological Survey Of The Proposed Lorence Creek Greenbelt, City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jason D. Weston

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

Under contract with Rehler Vaughn & Koone, Inc. of San Antonio, archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an archaeological survey of the proposed hikeand-bike trail along the Lorence Creek Greenbelt in San Antonio, Texas. The fieldwork was completed on April 1–2, 2003, under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 3085. Steve A. Tomka, Director of CAR, served as Principal Investigator. The goal of the survey was to determine the presence or absence of significant cultural materials in the area that may be impacted by the development of a proposed hike-and-bike trail ...


Archaeological Survey Of The Proposed Medina River Park, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Steve A. Tomka Jan 2004

Archaeological Survey Of The Proposed Medina River Park, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Steve A. Tomka

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

From July to August 2003, the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) at The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an archaeological survey of the proposed 363-acre Medina River Park located in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. The 100 percent pedestrian survey was performed for Carter & Burgess, Inc. on behalf of the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department. The proposed park will consist of several hike and bike trails, roads, and parking facilities.

CAR staff revisited eight previously recorded sites, all of which were originally recorded between 1981 and 1984 during the Applewhite Reservoir survey (41BX346 [A & B], 41BX347, 41BX348 ...


San Antonio Mission Trails Statewide Transportation Enhancement Project Volume I, Diane A. Cargill, Barbara A. Meissner, Anne A. Fox, I. Waynne Cox Jan 2004

San Antonio Mission Trails Statewide Transportation Enhancement Project Volume I, Diane A. Cargill, Barbara A. Meissner, Anne A. Fox, I. Waynne Cox

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

This report represents the first volume detailing the results of archeological and archival investigations associated with the San Antonio Mission Trails Project. The project consists of a system of hike-and-bike trails under development by the City of San Antonio. Its purpose of the trails is to connect the Alamo with the four other Spanish Colonial missions in San Antonio. The project is divided into five packages or phases. Only the first four phases include archeological investigations. Because the project is estimated to last several years, rather than waiting for the completion of the entire project before issuing the report of ...


Intensive Survey And Test Excavations At 41bx1576 A World War Ii German Pow Camp At Camp Bullis Military Reservation, Bexar County, Texas, Richard B. Mahoney Jan 2004

Intensive Survey And Test Excavations At 41bx1576 A World War Ii German Pow Camp At Camp Bullis Military Reservation, Bexar County, Texas, Richard B. Mahoney

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

During November 2003, The Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) at The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted archaeological survey and National Register of Historic Places and State Archeological Landmark eligibility testing of a former World War II German prisoner of war camp (41BX1576) at the United States Army Camp Bullis Military Reservation in Bexar County, Texas. The survey and testing efforts were accompanied by archival research and interviews with a former Camp Bullis German prisoner of war.

The field efforts within the 4.66-acre proposed area of development consisted of a 100 percent pedestrian survey, excavation of 30 shovel ...


Archaeological Survey For The Proposed Salado Creek Hike And Bike Trail, City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jason D. Weston, Bruce K. Moses, Russell D. Greaves, Barbara A. Meissner, Richard B. Mahoney Jan 2004

Archaeological Survey For The Proposed Salado Creek Hike And Bike Trail, City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jason D. Weston, Bruce K. Moses, Russell D. Greaves, Barbara A. Meissner, Richard B. Mahoney

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

In November of 2002 and March of 2003, a crew from the Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted archeological and geoarcheological investigations along Salado Creek in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. The purpose of this fieldwork was to investigate, using shovel testing and backhoe trenching, the impact of the proposed construction of an approximately three-mile-long hike and bike trail along the creek. The work included testing for the presence of the historic Alsbury Family Cemetery and Homestead that may be in close proximity to the trail’s right-of-way. Work was performed under contract ...


Archaeology Of The Planned Location Of The Toyota Motor Manufacturing Plant, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Russell D. Greaves, Jason D. Weston, Steve A. Tomka, I. Waynne Cox, Richard B. Mahoney, Bruce K. Moses, Jennifer Neel-Hartman, Stacy A. Wagner Jan 2004

Archaeology Of The Planned Location Of The Toyota Motor Manufacturing Plant, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Russell D. Greaves, Jason D. Weston, Steve A. Tomka, I. Waynne Cox, Richard B. Mahoney, Bruce K. Moses, Jennifer Neel-Hartman, Stacy A. Wagner

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

From October 2002 to January 2004, the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted archaeological investigations for the City of San Antonio in a 2,570.25-acre project area that is the future site of the San Antonio Toyota Motor Manufacturing Plant. The work was conducted under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 2982 with Dr. Steve A. Tomka, CAR Director, serving as Principal Investigator.

The project included the reconnaissance of over 500 acres of the project area, the excavation of 376 shovel tests, 250 mechanical auger borings, and 42 backhoe and Gradall trenches. The ...


Archaeological Survey For The Proposed St. Peter-St. Joseph Children's Home Expansion, City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Richard B. Mahoney Jan 2004

Archaeological Survey For The Proposed St. Peter-St. Joseph Children's Home Expansion, City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Richard B. Mahoney

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

During September 2003, the Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an archaeological survey for the proposed development of 3.17 acres at the St. Peter-St. Joseph Children’s Home in the city of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. The Phase I survey consisted of the excavation of 18 shovel tests. A single previously unrecorded prehistoric archaeological site (41BX1570) was encountered atop a terrace along a probable remnant channel of the San Antonio River. Moderate to abundant amounts of burned limestone, burned chert, and lithic debitage, along with two lithic tools comprised the prehistoric ...


Archaeological Survey For The Proposed Seton Home Campus Expansion, City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Richard B. Mahoney Jan 2004

Archaeological Survey For The Proposed Seton Home Campus Expansion, City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Richard B. Mahoney

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

During November 2003, the Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an archaeological survey for a proposed 9.3-acre development at the Seton Home property in the City of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. The Phase I survey consisted of a 100 percent pedestrian survey and the excavation of 24 shovel tests. A portion of previously recorded site 41BX1570 was investigated with six shovel tests, delimiting the southern boundary of the site. Moderate amounts of burned limestone, burned chert, and lithic debitage comprised the prehistoric artifact assemblage. During current and previous investigations, several modern ...


The Perez Ranch Project Reassessment Of Four Archaeological Sites In South-Central Bexar County, Texas, Jason D. Weston Jan 2004

The Perez Ranch Project Reassessment Of Four Archaeological Sites In South-Central Bexar County, Texas, Jason D. Weston

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

In anticipation of planned land developments, NICDAR, Inc. of San Antonio Texas contracted the Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio to conduct a reassessment and boundary definition of four archaeological sites, 41BX274, 41BX277, 41BX682, and 41BX988, located on or in the vicinity of the historic Perez Ranch. The archaeological investigations were carried out under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 3278 with Dr. Steve A. Tomka serving as Principal Investigator.

The investigations consisted of a surface survey of all sites, shovel testing and backhoe trenching at 41BX274, the Perez Ranch, shovel testing at 41BX988, the Laborer ...