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Royal Coachman (41cm111) An Early Middle Archaic Site Along Cordova Creek In Comal County, Texas, Richard B. Mahoney, Harry J. Shafer, Steve A. Tomka, Lee C. Nordt, Raymond P. Mauldin Jan 2003

Royal Coachman (41cm111) An Early Middle Archaic Site Along Cordova Creek In Comal County, Texas, Richard B. Mahoney, Harry J. Shafer, Steve A. Tomka, Lee C. Nordt, Raymond P. Mauldin

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The Royal Coachman site, 41CM111, is bisected by FM 306 near the highway’s eastern crossing of the Guadalupe River. Archeologists from the Texas Department of Transportation conducted extensive excavations at the site in 1980 and the Center for Archaeological Research carried out fieldwork related to geomorphic assessment of the deposits in 2002. The site contains at least three archeological components, an upper zone that may be of late Middle Archaic age and two commingled lower zones that are early Middle Archaic in age and contain a mix of Nolan/ Pandale and Bell-Andice/Early Triangular points. The deeper, more strongly ...


An Archaeological Survey Of The New Braunfels Little League Project, Comal County, Texas, John W. Arnn Iii Jan 1998

An Archaeological Survey Of The New Braunfels Little League Project, Comal County, Texas, John W. Arnn Iii

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In February 1997, the Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio was contracted by the city of New Braunfels to conduct an archaeological investigation of an area to be impacted by the proposed construction of Little League baseball fields. CAR staff conducted a pedestrian survey of the project area along the Dry Comal Creek and monitored backhoe trenching operations. Two sites were recorded and assigned trinomials: Site 41 CM220 lies on an active floodplain and probably represents an open prehistoric campsite with a Late Paleoindian period component. The site is in a previously disturbed setting ...


Archaeological Monitoring Of A Sidewalk Construction Project In Landa Park, New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas, John W. Arnn Iii Jan 1997

Archaeological Monitoring Of A Sidewalk Construction Project In Landa Park, New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas, John W. Arnn Iii

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In February 1996, the Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted monitoring for the construction of a handicap ramp in Landa Park, New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas. The work-required by the Texas Historic Commission-was performed under contract with the city of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department. The excavation of the footings for the handicap ramp covered an area roughly 2 x 5 m and was less than 70 cm in depth. Over 2,600 prehistoric artifacts were uncovered including bone, fIre-cracked rock, mussel shell, numerous platform and nonplatform flakes, cores, unifaces, several bifaces ...


Archaeological Investigations At The Landa Park Golf Course, New Braunfels, Texas, John W. Arnn Iii, C. Britt Bousman Jan 1997

Archaeological Investigations At The Landa Park Golf Course, New Braunfels, Texas, John W. Arnn Iii, C. Britt Bousman

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In April 1996, the Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio was contracted by the city of New Braunfels to perform monitoring and testing to determine the impact of planned construction on cultural resources in Landa Park. The work was conducted under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 1682. The planned development called for the construction of a golf cart bam, and subsurface excavations for one electrical line and two waterlines to supply the bam with power and water. Shovel testing was performed on the proposed site of the golf cart bam and along transects for the ...


Archaeological Investigations At The Landa Park Golf Course Pro Shop, New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas, John W. Arnn Iii Jan 1997

Archaeological Investigations At The Landa Park Golf Course Pro Shop, New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas, John W. Arnn Iii

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In December 1996, the Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio was contracted by the city of New Braunfels to conduct testing and monitoring to determine the impact of planned renovation on the cultural resources on the Landa Park Golf Course. The planned renovation called for extensive modifications and additions to the existing Pro Shop constructed by the WPA in the 1930s. Modifications and additions included subsurface excavations required for additional foundation footings and utility lines. Shovel testing was performed within the footprint of the proposed addition and utility trenching was monitored. Evaluation of the ...


Archaeological Monitoring Of A Parking Lot Construction Project In New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas, John W. Arnn Iii Jan 1997

Archaeological Monitoring Of A Parking Lot Construction Project In New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas, John W. Arnn Iii

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In August 1996, the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of The University of Texas at San Antonio was contracted by the city of New Braunfels to conduct archaeological investigations prior to planned development of vacant city property. The plan called for the construction of a parking lot in close proximity to site 41 CM25, an Archaic-period cemetery. The investigation was to determine whether the proposed construction would impact site 41CM25 or other prehistoric and/or historic features. CAR staff conducted a pedestrian survey of the project area, shovel tested in the footprint of the proposed parking lot, and monitored tree ...


Archaeological Testing At Two Well Locations In New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas, Daniel R. Potter Jan 1989

Archaeological Testing At Two Well Locations In New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas, Daniel R. Potter

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In March 1989, archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted a subsurface testing program at two localities proposed for well drilling by the Edwards Underground Water District in New Braunfels, Texas. The testing was done to locate and evaluate any archaeological remains which might be affected by well drilling. Prehistoric archaeological remains were encountered at Well Locality 1, but Well Locality 2 was devoid of any cultural materials. No significant damage to archaeological resources is expected with the drilling of the proposed wells. However, monitoring the drilling operation at Well Locality 1 ...


Archaeological Investigations For The Canyon Hydroelectric Project, Comal County, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw, William B. Ellis, Joseph H. Labadie Jan 1987

Archaeological Investigations For The Canyon Hydroelectric Project, Comal County, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw, William B. Ellis, Joseph H. Labadie

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During January 1986, the Center for Archaeological Research from The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted a pedestrian survey along portions of a proposed Canyon Lake hydroelectric transmission line right-of-way in Comal County, Texas, for the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority. The survey located six prehistoric sites (41 CM 160, 41 CM 161, 41 CM 162, 41 CM 163, 41 CM 164, and 41 CM 166) in the right-of-way, and one historic building complex (41 CM 165) adjacent to but well outside of the right-of-way. Recommendations were made for further testing of the prehistoric sites and background research for the historic ...


An Evaluation Of Archaeological Sites In The Vicinity Of Floodwater Retarding Structure No. 2 Dry Comal Creek, Comal County, Texas, Cristi Assad Jan 1978

An Evaluation Of Archaeological Sites In The Vicinity Of Floodwater Retarding Structure No. 2 Dry Comal Creek, Comal County, Texas, Cristi Assad

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During September and October of 1977, 10 days of limited testing and survey were carried out by personnel from the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR), The University of Texas at San Antonio, under the supervision of Dr. Thomas R. Hester. The work was conducted under the terms of Purchase Order No. 40-7442-1501 issued by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Soil Conservation Service (SCS). The sites tested were in the area to be modified by the construction of Floodwater Retarding Structure No.2 located on Dry Comal Creek in Comal County, south central Texas (Fig. 1). The testing was ...


Additional Archaeological Survey In The Dry Comal Watershed, Comal County, South Central Texas, Thomas C. Kelly, Thomas R. Hester Jan 1975

Additional Archaeological Survey In The Dry Comal Watershed, Comal County, South Central Texas, Thomas C. Kelly, Thomas R. Hester

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In April, 1975, an intensive archaeological survey was carried out in the area proposed for the construction of Floodwater Retarding Structure No. 1, located on the West Fork of Dry Comal Creek, in Comal County, south central Texas (see Fig. 1). The survey was conducted in terms of an agreement (1339-TX-SCS-75) between the U.S.D.A. Soil Conservation Service and the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio. An initial reconnaissance of the area was conducted by Center personnel in November, 1974 and six archaeological sites were located (Hester, Bass and Kelly 1975). However, it ...


Archaeological Survey Of Portions Of The Comal River Watershed, Comal County, Texas, Thomas R. Hester, Feris A. Bass, Jr., Thomas C. Kelly Jan 1975

Archaeological Survey Of Portions Of The Comal River Watershed, Comal County, Texas, Thomas R. Hester, Feris A. Bass, Jr., Thomas C. Kelly

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

In November, 1974, an archaeological survey was carried out portions of the Comal River Watershed, Comal County, Texas (Figs. 1, 2). These investigations resulted from an agreement (427-SCS-TX-75) between the U.S.D.A. Soil Conservation Service and the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio. Fieldwork was conducted by personnel of the Center, under the supervision of Dr. Thomas R. Hester. The Soil Conservation Service proposes to construct two floodwater retarding structures in the Comal River Watershed: Floodwater Retarding Structure No. 1 will encompass 276 acres (112 hectares), while 558 acres (226 hectares) will be ...


Archaeological Investigations At Four Sites In The Dry Comal Watershed Comal County, South Central Texas, Thomas C. Kelly, Thomas R. Hester Jan 1975

Archaeological Investigations At Four Sites In The Dry Comal Watershed Comal County, South Central Texas, Thomas C. Kelly, Thomas R. Hester

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

In September, 1975, personnel of The University of Texas at San Antonio, Center for Archaeological Research, conducted an intensive archaeological survey of certain prehistoric sites in the vicinity of Floodwater Retarding Structure No.1, Dry Comal Creek, Comal County, Texas. These investigations were carried out at the request of the U.S.D.A. Soil Conservation Service (purchase order 207-Tx-SCS-76).

The area incorporated by Floodwater Retarding Structure No. 1 is on the West Fork of Dry Comal Creek and had been the scene of two earlier archaeological surveys, in November, 1974 (Hester, Bass and Kelly 1975), and in April, 1975 ...