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Test Excavations At Mission San Francisco De La Espada, Anne A. Fox Jan 1981

Test Excavations At Mission San Francisco De La Espada, Anne A. Fox

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

In early May 1981, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted test excavations at Mission de la Espada. In an area north of the church, planned for future parking, three test units were excavated to determine the soil stratification and whether construction would impact architectural or cultural features. No indications of such features was found. In an area outside the east wall, where apparent wall foundations appear in aerial photographs, testing revealed that all but a few traces of a structure built in the early 1900s have since been removed.


Initial Testing Report And Recommendations For Archaeological Resources Along Proposed Loop 1604, Bexar County, Texas, Wayne C. Young Jan 1978

Initial Testing Report And Recommendations For Archaeological Resources Along Proposed Loop 1604, Bexar County, Texas, Wayne C. Young

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Archaeological Site 41BX503 is located in southeastern Bexar County along Loop 1604 at the intersection of the Loop and Schultz Road and is 4.2 miles south of the intersection of U.S. 181 and F.M. 1518. The site was discovered on July 13, 1978, by a member of the S.D.H.P.T. professional cultural resources staff and was recommended for testing in accordance with Procedures for the Protection of Historic and Cultural Properties (36 C.F.R., Part 800). Testing was conducted from November 8 through December 6, 1978, by the Department's professional cultural resources ...


Report Of Test Excavations Along S.H. 16 In Bexar County 41bx502, Wayne C. Young Jan 1978

Report Of Test Excavations Along S.H. 16 In Bexar County 41bx502, Wayne C. Young

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Archaeological site 41BX502 is located in the center of San Geronimo, a hamlet in western Bexar County. The site is situated within the Texas Hill Country at an elevation approximately 1250 feet above mean sea level (384 meters). This site extends along a sloping hillside and terrace system immediately north of the juncture of Habey and San Geronimo Creeks and is cut on the west by the present route of State Highway 16. The site extends approximately 300 meters north and south along the present course of the highway and at least 300 meters east and west along Habey Creek ...


Archaeological Assessment Of Two Sites In The Vicinity Of Floodwater Retarding Structure No. 11, Salado Creek Watershed, Bexar County, Texas, David Brown, Paul Lukowski, Thomas R. Hester, Jack D. Eaton Jan 1977

Archaeological Assessment Of Two Sites In The Vicinity Of Floodwater Retarding Structure No. 11, Salado Creek Watershed, Bexar County, Texas, David Brown, Paul Lukowski, Thomas R. Hester, Jack D. Eaton

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

In March of 1977, the Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio was contacted by Mr. George C. Marks of the United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service (Temple, Texas) regarding further archaeological research at two archaeological sites within the area of proposed Floodwater Retarding Structure No. 11 on the Salado Creek Watershed in Bexar County, Texas. These two sites had been located in an earlier reconnaissance of the region conducted by the Center for Archaeological Research (Hester et al. 1974). Recommendations made at that time for these two sites included a careful definition ...


Archaeological Survey And Testing At The City Of Live Oak Park, Bexar County, Texas, Erwin Roemer, Jr., Stephen L. Black Jan 1977

Archaeological Survey And Testing At The City Of Live Oak Park, Bexar County, Texas, Erwin Roemer, Jr., Stephen L. Black

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On June 15, 1977, an archaeological survey was made of a 70-acre park at Live Oak, Texas. During the survey, a prehistoric site (41 BX 435) was found and recorded. Recommendations were made for testin9 the site to evaluate its importance and possible eligibility for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places. On June 17 and 18, limited testing of the site was conducted. The results of the survey and subsequent test excavations are presented here.

The archaeological work at the park was done under a contract between the City of Live Oak (Mr. Ronald Dunlap, City Manager) and ...


Archaeological Survey Of Areas Proposed For Modification In The Encino Park Development, Northern Bexar County, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw, Fred Valdez, Jr., Waynne Cox Jan 1977

Archaeological Survey Of Areas Proposed For Modification In The Encino Park Development, Northern Bexar County, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw, Fred Valdez, Jr., Waynne Cox

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During late April and May of 1977, individuals from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), conducted a preliminary archaeological survey and assessment of the proposed 2500-acre Encino Park Development in northern Bexar County. The work was conducted in two phases by two different teams working during the periods of April 25-May 4 and May 16-20, 1977, although both investigated portions of the East and West Elm Creek drainages and adjacent upland areas. The archaeological assessment was carried out under contract with the Denton Development Corporation.

The intent of the survey was to locate ...


An Archaeological Survey Of Friedrich Park, Bexar County, Texas, Harvey P. Smith, Jr., Kenyon Mcdonald Jan 1975

An Archaeological Survey Of Friedrich Park, Bexar County, Texas, Harvey P. Smith, Jr., Kenyon Mcdonald

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An archaeological survey of the Friedrich Park property, in north Bexar County, Texas, was conducted by the Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio. These investigations were made at the request of the Parks and Recreation Department of the City of San Antonio. The field work was undertaken by the authors during the months of May and July, 1975. All field activities were carried out under the terms of State Antiquities Permit No. 83.

Friedrich Park is located in northern Bexar County, approximately 10 miles north of IH 410 and west of IH 10. The specific area ...


An Archaeological Assessment Of The Southern Portion Of The Olmos Basin, Bexar County, Texas, Anne A. Fox Jan 1975

An Archaeological Assessment Of The Southern Portion Of The Olmos Basin, Bexar County, Texas, Anne A. Fox

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During the months of January and February, 1975, an archaeological survey of the Olmos Basin from Olmos Dam to Hildebrand Avenue was conducted by the author for the Center for Archaeological Research of the University of Texas at San Antonio. The purpose of the survey was to locate, record, and assess the archaeological importance of any historic and prehistoric sites within the basin. The survey area was limited to lands owned by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, but sites reported in the immediately surrounding area have also been noted in order to form a more complete archaeological ...


Archaeological Survey Of Areas Proposed For Modification In The Salado Creek Watershed, Bexar County, Texas, Thomas R. Hester Jan 1974

Archaeological Survey Of Areas Proposed For Modification In The Salado Creek Watershed, Bexar County, Texas, Thomas R. Hester

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In late October, 1974, the Center for Archaeological Research of the University of Texas at San Antonio carried out an archaeological survey of the upper Salado Creek Watershed. Localities slated for the construction of 10 Soil Conservation Service floodwater retarding structures were examined, and 29 prehistoric and historic archaeological sites were found. These cultural resources are described and evaluated. Recommendations are provided for the mitigation of adverse effects on certain of these resources.