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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 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 ...


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 ...


Archaeological And Historical Assessment Of Brackenridge Park City Of San Antonio, Texas, Susanna R. Katz, Anne A. Fox Jan 1979

Archaeological And Historical Assessment Of Brackenridge Park City Of San Antonio, Texas, Susanna R. Katz, Anne A. Fox

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

During the last weeks of December 1976, an archaeological and historical survey was conducted within the boundaries of Brackenridge Park, San Antonio, Texas, to inventory and assess all identifiable prehistoric and historic remains. This survey resulted from a contract between the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR), The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), and the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with the preparation of a master plan for future park development. The master plan is currently being prepared by the firm of CGR Associates of San Antonio. Dr. Thomas R. Hester, Director of CAR, served as ...


An Archaeological Test Excavation At John James Park City Of San Antonio, Texas, Susanna R. Katz Jan 1977

An Archaeological Test Excavation At John James Park City Of San Antonio, Texas, Susanna R. Katz

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

An archaeological testing program at John James Park in the northeastern portion of San Antonio, Texas, was conducted for a two week period during the early summer of 1977. The research was funded by the City of San Antonio, Department of Parks and Recreation, under a contract with the Center for Archaeological Research of the University of Texas at San Antonio. Dr. Thomas R. Hester served as Principal Investigator.


An Initial Archaeological Assessment Of John James Park, City Of San Antonio, Texas, Elizabeth Cantu Frkuska, Augustine J. Frkuska, Fred Valdez, Jr., Thomas R. Hester Jan 1977

An Initial Archaeological Assessment Of John James Park, City Of San Antonio, Texas, Elizabeth Cantu Frkuska, Augustine J. Frkuska, Fred Valdez, Jr., Thomas R. Hester

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

In January, 1977, the City of San Antonio Department of Parks and Recreation (Ronald L. Darner, Director) and the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio (Thomas R. Hester, Director), entered into a contract for the archaeological assessment of John James Park. The park property (Fig. 1), is located just north of Fort Sam Houston, and the eastern boundary fronts on Salado Creek, a major tributary of the San Antonio River.

The field survey was carried out under the general supervision of Dr. Thomas R. Hester and Mr. Jack D. Eaton, with the field crew consisting ...