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2008

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Archaeological Services Associated With Improvements To Miraflores At Brackenridge Park,San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Kristi M. Ulrich Jan 2008

Archaeological Services Associated With Improvements To Miraflores At Brackenridge Park,San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Kristi M. Ulrich

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

In September and October of 2008, the Center for Archaeological Research carried out archaeological testing of Miraflores Park located on Hildebrand Ave between the San Antonio River and the AT&T parking lot. A total of 122 shovel tests were excavated within the project area on a modified 10 x 10 m grid. In addition to the shovel tests, four 50 x 50 cm units and one 50 x 100 cm test unit were excavated to gain more information of certain areas. Four hand-excavated trenches were dug within the project area in order to uncover encountered features. Testing revealed a ...


National Register Of Historic Places (Nrhp) Eligibility Testing Of 41bx1749, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa Jan 2008

National Register Of Historic Places (Nrhp) Eligibility Testing Of 41bx1749, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa

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

The Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of the University of Texas at San Antonio conducted National Register of Historic Places eligibility testing at archeological site 41BX1749 located in southwest Bexar County, Texas. The work was completed under a contract with the HNTB Corporation (contracted by TxDOT) as part of the proposed Loop 410 Southwest Improvement Project, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. Testing of the site included mechanical auger boring, backhoe trenching and three 1-x-1 meter test units. The archeological work was conducted under Texas Antiquities Committee permit #4679 with Jennifer L. Thompson serving as Principal Investigator. Testing concluded that 41BX1749 ...


Archeological Testing Of The Pavo Real Site (41bx52), San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Charles D. Frederick Jan 2008

Archeological Testing Of The Pavo Real Site (41bx52), San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Charles D. Frederick

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

The Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) at the University of Texas at San Antonio performed archeological testing at the Pavo Real site (41BX52) between November 2006 and June 2007 for HNTB. The purpose of archeological testing was to determine the depth of construction fill and the presence, location and, if possible, condition, of any remnant archeological deposits. Proposed improvements along Loop 1604 include bridge bents that will be constructed east of Leon Creek and west of the IH-10/Loop 1604 interchange overpass. Impacts associated with proposed improvements will occur within the boundaries and in the immediate vicinity of 41BX52. Archeological ...


Report On The Archaeological Investigations Conducted Between 1992 And 1993 At The Alamo Sales Museum (41bx6) Bexar County, Texas, Steve A. Tomka, Anne A. Fox, Antonia L. Figueroa, Jennifer L. Thompson Jan 2008

Report On The Archaeological Investigations Conducted Between 1992 And 1993 At The Alamo Sales Museum (41bx6) Bexar County, Texas, Steve A. Tomka, Anne A. Fox, Antonia L. Figueroa, Jennifer L. Thompson

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

Lone Star Archaeological Services, under the direction of Alton K. Briggs, conducted archaeological investigations in the vicinity and under the Sales Museum preceding the Sales Museum expansion project. The work was carried out between July 1991 and April 1993 under Texas Antiquities Committee permit number 1033 with Briggs serving as the Principal Investigator. Following the completion of the fieldwork, Briggs submitted several draft reports in order to fulfill permit requirements. The Texas Historical Commission rejected the draft reports and the permit lapsed into default. In 2003, the Center for Archaeological Research acquired the collection of artifacts recovered during the project ...


Intensive Pedestrian Survey Of The Phase Ii Portion Of The Medina River Park Trail, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa Jan 2008

Intensive Pedestrian Survey Of The Phase Ii Portion Of The Medina River Park Trail, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa

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

The Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio performed an intensive pedestrian survey of the Phase II portion of the Medina River Park Trail, Bexar County, Texas in January 2008. The proposed Phase II trail corridor starts at Applewhite Road and runs approximately 3.75 miles to the vicinity of Neal Road, south of the Medina River. Eight previously recorded sites were revisited during the archaeological investigations that include 41BX545, 41BX546, 41BX533, 41BX531, 41BX537, 41BX538, 41BX833 and 41BX831. No new sites were encountered during the archaeological survey. The portions of the State Archaeological Landmark sites ...


An Intensive Pedestrian Archaeological Survey Of The Salado Creek Greenway, Wetmore Avenue To Eisenhauer Road, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas Phase Ii: N. E. Loop 410 To Wetmore Avenue, Antonia L. Figueroa Jan 2008

An Intensive Pedestrian Archaeological Survey Of The Salado Creek Greenway, Wetmore Avenue To Eisenhauer Road, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas Phase Ii: N. E. Loop 410 To Wetmore Avenue, Antonia L. Figueroa

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

The Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an intensive pedestrian archaeological survey of the Salado Creek Greenway project located in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas to fulfill contract requirements with Adams Environmental, Inc. of San Antonio. The survey was conducted under the requirements of the City of San Antonio Unified Development Code Chapter 35, Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966, and the Texas Antiquities Code. The survey was performed under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 4561, with Dr. Raymond Mauldin, CAR Assistant Director, serving as Principal Investigator and ...


Archeological Survey For The Loop 410 Improvements Project City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Barbara A. Meissner, Karla J. Córdova Jan 2008

Archeological Survey For The Loop 410 Improvements Project City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Barbara A. Meissner, Karla J. Córdova

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

The Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of the University of Texas at San Antonio was contracted by the HNTB Corporation (contracted by TxDOT) in 2000 to conduct an archeological survey of the proposed Loop 410 Improvements Project, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. The Area of Potential Effect (APE) is the current ROW and the proposed new ROW along Loop 410 and the three highways intersected by the loop. The project area is located along the southwestern portion of Loop 410 beginning about 0.61 miles northeast of FM 3487 (Culebra Road) and ending 2.25 miles east of IH 35 ...


Backhoe Trenching On The Banks Of The Old San Antonio River At Pyron Avenue, City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jon J. Dowling Jan 2008

Backhoe Trenching On The Banks Of The Old San Antonio River At Pyron Avenue, City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jon J. Dowling

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

On December 5, 2007, the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) at the University of Texas San Antonio conducted archaeological investigations, by means of backhoe trenching, where Pyron Avenue intersects with Old San Antonio River channel within the footprint of the proposed South Area Lift Station elimination project. Investigations at this location were carried out under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 4732, under contract Bain Medina Bain Inc. to meet compliance with the City of San Antonio’s Unified Code of Development and the requirements of the Texas Antiquities Code. CAR personnel monitored backhoe excavations on the banks of the Old San ...


An Archaeological Survey Of The South Salado Creek Greenway: Rigsby Avenue To Southside Lion's Park East, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Leonard Kemp, Bruce K. Moses Jan 2008

An Archaeological Survey Of The South Salado Creek Greenway: Rigsby Avenue To Southside Lion's Park East, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Leonard Kemp, Bruce K. Moses

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

In October and November of 2007, The Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an intensive pedestrian archaeological survey of the South Salado Creek located in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. The work was conducted in advance of construction of a multi-use greenway trail between Rigsby Avenue to Southside Lion’s Park East along the Salado Creek proposed by the Parks and Recreation Department of the City of San Antonio and to fulfill contract requirements with Rehler, Vaughn & Koone, Inc. (RVK) of San Antonio. RVK, in turn, was hired by the City of ...


Archaeological Investigations Of The City Of San Antonio Nursery And San Antonio Zoo Eagle Railroad Tract Realignment Project, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa Jan 2008

Archaeological Investigations Of The City Of San Antonio Nursery And San Antonio Zoo Eagle Railroad Tract Realignment Project, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa

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

The Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) conducted mechanical augering on land that was used for the former City of San Antonio Nursery and Parks and Maintenance Facility. Furthermore, a surface inspection of the San Antonio Zoo Eagle mini-track proposed re-alignment was also conducted. During investigations prehistoric site 41BX1773 was recorded in the northern section of the APE. Only one piece of fire-cracked rock and a railroad spike were collected during the surface inspection along the proposed San Antonio Zoo Eagle re-alignment. Archaeological investigations were conducted under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 4647 ...


Archaeological Reconnaissance And Survey Of The Northeast Lakeview College Campus, Live Oak, Bexar County, Texas, Kristi M. Ulrich Jan 2008

Archaeological Reconnaissance And Survey Of The Northeast Lakeview College Campus, Live Oak, Bexar County, Texas, Kristi M. Ulrich

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

Starting in October of 2008, the Center for Archaeological Research carried out a 100 percent archaeological survey of the proposed Northeast Lakeview College campus in the City of Live Oak in northeast Bexar County, Texas. A total of 102 shovel tests were excavated within the project area. Site 41BX15 was revisited to determine the condition of the site. Three new sites were identified during the course of the survey. 41BX1758 is a prehistoric site of unknown temporal affiliation consisting of debitage, burned rock and a biface. 41BX1759 is a prehistoric site of unknown temporal affiliation consisting of a retouched flake ...