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Archaeological Testing At The Selma Stagecoach Stop And Post Office (41bx1409), Bexar County, Texas, David L. Nickels, José E. Zapata Jan 2005

Archaeological Testing At The Selma Stagecoach Stop And Post Office (41bx1409), Bexar County, Texas, David L. Nickels, José E. Zapata

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 contracted with the City of Selma, Texas—under Texas Antiquities Committee Permit No. 2395—for the purpose of conducting limited shovel testing and test excavations at the Selma Stagecoach Stop/Post Office. The building is to be restored to serve as one element of a planned historic park. Shovel testing was conducted in May 2000 on a 8,250 square foot area (766.4 m2) surrounding the stagecoach stop structure. The purpose of the shovel tests was to assess the presence of intact archaeological deposits below ...


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 ...


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 ...


Data Recovery Excavations At 41bx1412 A Multicomponent Site In Mcallister Park, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Steve A. Tomka Jan 2002

Data Recovery Excavations At 41bx1412 A Multicomponent Site In Mcallister Park, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Steve A. Tomka

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 contracted with the city of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department to conduct data recovery excavations at site 41BX1412 in McAllister Park, northeast San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. Data recovery excavations were initiated at the site in order to mitigate the impact of the construction-related disturbances that would result from the proposed expansion of Bee Tree Drive towards Starcrest Drive at the southeast edge of the park. The expansion of Bee Tree Drive could not be redesigned to avert impact to 41BX1412, a multicomponent archaeological site ...


The Medio Creek Site (41bx1421): National Register Test Excavations, Bexar County Texas, Richard B. Mahoney, Raymond P. Mauldin, Barbara A. Meissner Jan 2002

The Medio Creek Site (41bx1421): National Register Test Excavations, Bexar County Texas, Richard B. Mahoney, Raymond P. Mauldin, Barbara A. Meissner

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

During April 2001, the Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted National Register of Historic Places eligibility testing for archeological site 41BX1421, located in southwest Bexar County, Texas, under contract with the Texas Department of Transportation. The investigations were conducted under Texas Antiquities Permit Number 2569. The Phase II testing fieldwork consisted of excavation of five test units across the site to investigate cultural deposits encountered during the previous survey phase. A single sheet midden consisting of burned limestone cobbles was encountered across the majority of the site. In concert with the archeological field ...


The Medio Creek Site (41bx1421): National Register Test Excavations, Bexar County, Texas, Richard B. Mahoney Jan 2002

The Medio Creek Site (41bx1421): National Register Test Excavations, Bexar County, Texas, Richard B. Mahoney

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

During April 2001, the Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted National Register of Historic Places eligibility testing for archeological site 41BX1421, located in southwest Bexar County, Texas, under contract with the Texas Department of Transportation. The investigations were conducted under Texas Antiquities Permit Number 2569. The Phase II testing fieldwork consisted of excavation of five test units across the site to investigate cultural deposits encountered during the previous survey phase. A single sheet midden consisting of burned limestone cobbles was encountered across the majority of the site. In concert with the archeological field ...


Archaeological Investigations At Four San Antonio Missions: Mission Trails Underground Conversion Project, Cynthia L. Tennis, I. Waynne Cox, Jeffery J. Durst, Donna D. Edmondson, Barbara A. Meissner, Steve A. Tomka Jan 2001

Archaeological Investigations At Four San Antonio Missions: Mission Trails Underground Conversion Project, Cynthia L. Tennis, I. Waynne Cox, Jeffery J. Durst, Donna D. Edmondson, Barbara A. Meissner, Steve A. Tomka

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

This report contains the results of archaeological work performed by the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) at The University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA) for City Public Service (CPS). The archaeological investigation and monitoring for the Mission Trails Underground Conversion Project was carried out under Texas Historical Commission (THC) Permit Number: 2020, and the work was conducted at each of the four historical San Antonio missions which make up San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.

The Mission Trails Underground Conversion Project was created to enhance and upgrade electrical and utility connections by replacing aboveground connections with underground connections at each ...


Test Excavations At The Culebra Creek Site, 41bx126, Bexar County, Texas, David L. Nickels, C. Britt Bousman, Jeff D. Leach, Diane A. Cargill Jan 2001

Test Excavations At The Culebra Creek Site, 41bx126, Bexar County, Texas, David L. Nickels, C. Britt Bousman, Jeff D. Leach, Diane A. Cargill

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

Archaeological test excavations were undertaken at 4IBX126 on Culebra Creek to offset the impact from a proposed Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) highway improvement project on Loop 1604 in northwest Bexar County. Archaeological investigations were conducted in three field seasons: the first two seasons were conducted by TxDOT archaeologists and the third was directed by personnel from the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of The University of Texas at San Antonio. During the three projects, 55 hand-dug units, 29 backhoe trenches, 36 shovel tests, and eight Gradall trenches were excavated. Seventeen features were recorded; 25 radiocarbon assays were conducted; over ...


Archaeological Testing Of Site 41bx1199, Government Canyon State Natural Area, Bexar County, Texas, Jason D. Weston Jan 2001

Archaeological Testing Of 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 May 2001, the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR), The University of Texas at San Antonio, tested two areas of site 41BX1199 in the Government Canyon State Natural Area. The Natural Area is located in northwest Bexar County and is under the ownership and management of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD). In advance of opening the Natural Area for public use, TPWD contracted with the CAR to conduct a 100 percent pedestrian survey of proposed trail systems within the property and to carry out National Register eligibility testing of site 41BX1199. CAR personnel conducted the testing of 41BX1199 ...


An Archaeological Assessment Of San Pedro Park, (41bx19) San Antonio, Texas, Barbara A. Meissner Jan 2000

An Archaeological Assessment Of San Pedro Park, (41bx19) San Antonio, Texas, Barbara A. Meissner

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

In July 1996, the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) conducted shovel testing and backhoe trenching operations along the western edge of San Pedro Park, near downtown San Antonio, Texas. The purpose of the testing was to detennine the exact location at which the Alazan acequia would be impacted by a planned drainage improvement project under North Flores Street, and to then assess the likelihood that the project would significantly impact buried cultural material. Using old maps as guides, the acequia was located approximately 55 m south of Ashby Street. It was ...


Historic Overview And Archival Archaeological Investigations For The San Antonio River Improvements Project: Houston To Lexington Segment, I. Waynne Cox, Cynthia L. Tennis Jan 2000

Historic Overview And Archival Archaeological Investigations For The San Antonio River Improvements Project: Houston To Lexington Segment, I. Waynne Cox, Cynthia L. Tennis

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

In April 1999, the Centre for Archaeological Research (CAR) of The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) provided archival research and assessment of the Houston Street to Lexington Avenue portion of the San Antonio River Improvements Project. This undertaking enabled archival research to precede the initiation of the San Antonio River Improvements Project in order to identify areas of potentially significant cultural resources within the project area. In this capacity, CAR served as consultants to PBS&J, Engineering and Environmental Consulting for their client, the San Antonio River Authority (SARA), on the San Antonio River Improvements Project (Houston Street ...


Archaeological Testing And Monitoring Of A Service Drive At Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Antonio, Texas, Diane A. Cargill, Rick C. Robinson Jan 2000

Archaeological Testing And Monitoring Of A Service Drive At Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Antonio, Texas, Diane A. Cargill, Rick C. Robinson

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

Archaeological testing for the installation of a new service drive and monitoring the removal of the existing service drive at Mission San Juan Capistrano was conducted in November, 1997 and October, 1999 respectively, by the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) for the National Park Service (NPS). The results of the testing and monitoring indicated that no intact Colonial midden deposits were observed, and few Colonial artifacts were recovered within the proposed service drive right-ofway. Three post-Colonial trash deposits were documented within the project area; however, due to the disturbed nature of ...


Archaeological Excavation Of The Priest Quarters, Mission San Francisco De La Espada, 41bx4, San Antonio, Texas, Jose E. Zapata, Maureen J. Brown, Jeffery J. Durst Jan 2000

Archaeological Excavation Of The Priest Quarters, Mission San Francisco De La Espada, 41bx4, San Antonio, Texas, Jose E. Zapata, Maureen J. Brown, Jeffery J. Durst

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

The following report is the result of two projects completed by the Center for Archaeological Research, of The University of Texas at San Antonio for San Francisco de la Espada/Catholic Diocese of San Antonio and J. T. Michel, Inc., under Texas Historical Commission Permit Number 2076. The investigations were conducted at Mission San Francisco de la Espada, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas (41BX4).

The initial investigation was conducted in November 1998, prior to the planned installation of electrical lines along the southwest corner of the Convento (complex of structures grouped around a patio area), while the additional excavations of ...


Mission San Jose Repointing And Underpinning Project, San Antonio, Texas, Steve A. Tomka, Anne A. Fox, Barbara A. Meissner Jan 1999

Mission San Jose Repointing And Underpinning Project, San Antonio, Texas, Steve A. Tomka, Anne A. Fox, Barbara A. Meissner

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

This report contains the results of archaeological work performed by the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) for the National Park Service (NPS) under Contract Numbers: 1443PX7600-97053 and 1443PX760098028. Both projects were carried out under Texas Historical Commission Permit Number 1841. The bulk of the report deals with the results of shovel testing and archaeological excavations conducted as part of the Indian Quarters Stabilization project at Mission San Jose y San Miguel de Aguayo (41BX3) for the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. Appendix 1 of this report contains the results of shovel testing and the monitoring of sign removal and ...


Archaeological Investigations Within The Church Sacristy At Mission San Jose (41bx3), San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, David L. Nickels, Anne A. Fox Jan 1999

Archaeological Investigations Within The Church Sacristy At Mission San Jose (41bx3), San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, David L. Nickels, Anne A. Fox

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

In November 1981, Ford, Powell and Carson Architects contracted with the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) to conduct archaeological investigations to determine the possibility of significant subsurface cultural material within the sacristy at Mission San Jose. Four hand excavated units revealed construction materials and architectural details of what may have been the first church on the grounds of the mission and was later converted to a sacristy for the present church, as well as fragmented human remains.


An Archaeological Survey Of The Medio Creek Water Treatment Plant, Bexar County, Texas, Wilson W. Mckinney Jan 1999

An Archaeological Survey Of The Medio Creek Water Treatment Plant, Bexar County, Texas, Wilson W. Mckinney

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 a pedestrian survey and subsurface backhoe testing for cultural resources on the raw water pipeline route for the Medio Creek Water Treatment Plant and sites of the treatment plant and the raw water intake on the bank of the Medina River in southwestern Bexar County, Texas. The pipeline route traverses ca. 1.6 km of alluvial terrace associated with the Medina River and Medio Creek, including a crossing of Medio Creek. Limited geomorphological observations also were made. Few cultural remains were encountered, none diagnostic of ...


Exhumation And Analysis Of Two Historic Burials From The Camposanto At Santa Rosa Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, Anthony Lyle Jan 1999

Exhumation And Analysis Of Two Historic Burials From The Camposanto At Santa Rosa Hospital, San Antonio, Texas, Anthony Lyle

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

Recent construction at Santa Rosa Hospital in downtown San Antonio resulted in the unexpected discovery of two sets of human skeletal remains. Archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) were contracted to exhume and analyze these remains and determine if they represented historic period burials. Excavation and identification of a “toe-pincher” style coffin and its associated hardware, the recovery of personal items associated with the first set of skeletal remains, and archival research aided in the determination that this set of remains was buried in the mid-1800s. The second set ...


Excavations For The Upper Labor Dam Site, Brackenridge Park, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, I. Waynne Cox, Edgar D. Johnson, C. Britt Bousman Jan 1999

Excavations For The Upper Labor Dam Site, Brackenridge Park, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, I. Waynne Cox, Edgar D. Johnson, C. Britt Bousman

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

Upon notification, in 1995, that a portion of a Spanish Colonial acequia had been exposed in Brackenridge Park, the Parks and Recreation Department of the City of San Antonio entered into a contract with the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of the University of Texas at San Antonio to investigate and document the structure. In September of 1996, a team from CAR, utilizing a backhoe and operator provided by Parks and Recreation, began a limited investigation of the structure. The structure proved to be the dam for the Upper Labor and displayed two distinct construction periods, Spanish Colonial and post ...


Historical And Archaeological Investigations At The Site Of Rivercenter Mall (Las Tiendas), San Antonio, Texas, Anne A. Fox, Marcie Renner Jan 1999

Historical And Archaeological Investigations At The Site Of Rivercenter Mall (Las Tiendas), San Antonio, Texas, Anne A. Fox, Marcie Renner

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

From October 1984 to July 1985, the Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted testing and mitigation on a three-block area intended to become a shopping center in downtown San Antonio. The project was bounded on the north by Crockett Street, on the east by Bowie Street, on the south by Commerce Street, and on the west by Bonham Street. Information on the mapping and test excavations at 12 historic sites and total excavation of a well and a number of privies is reported in this publication. Analysis and description of the artifacts recovered ...