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Archeological Excavation And Reburial Of Historic Graves In The Oscar Abstein Cemetery (41hr976), Harris County, Texas, Cory Julian Broehm, Douglas K. Boyd, Martha Doty Freeman Jan 2004

Archeological Excavation And Reburial Of Historic Graves In The Oscar Abstein Cemetery (41hr976), Harris County, Texas, Cory Julian Broehm, Douglas K. Boyd, Martha Doty Freeman

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

This report documents the exhumation and reburial of three historic graves within the right of way of Interstate Highway 10 (IH-10) near the intersection of Eldridge Drive. Called the Eldridge or Oscar Abstein Cemetery, historic research indicated that three to four graves probably existed near station marker 581+75 within the area of improvements that the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) proposed to IH-10. TxDOT’s Archeological Studies Program, Environmental Affairs Division, prepared a planning document entitled: “Exhumation and Reinterment Plan, IH-10, CSJ: 0271-07-247, Eldridge Cemetery” and contracted with Prewitt and Associates, Inc., of Austin, Texas, to conduct the necessary ...


San Jacinto Battleground And State Historical Park: A Historical Synthesis And Archaeological Management Plan, I. Waynne Cox, Steve A. Tomka Jan 2002

San Jacinto Battleground And State Historical Park: A Historical Synthesis And Archaeological Management Plan, I. Waynne Cox, Steve A. Tomka

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

The San Jacinto Battleground State Historical Park is located in Harris County, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) east of downtown Houston. The park is situated adjacent the San Jacinto River and about five miles (eight kilometers) northwest of where the river empties into Galveston Bay. The park is comprised of a little over 1,100 acres (hectares) that have been accumulated over the years, beginning in 1883. Management of the park has been in the hands of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department since 1965. The adoption of a new master plan and anticipated park development underscored the need to ...


Archaeological Investigations At The De Zavala Point For The Proposed Penn-Texas Shoreline Improvement Project, Harris County, Texas, Daniel R. Potter Jan 1991

Archaeological Investigations At The De Zavala Point For The Proposed Penn-Texas Shoreline Improvement Project, Harris County, Texas, Daniel R. Potter

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

In May 1990, archaeologists for the Center of Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, conducted a surface survey and subsurface testing program on De Zavala Point, a small tongue of land sticking out into the Houston ship channel in Harris County. The locality has been selected for the construction of a large-vessel docking facility. Survey and testing activities were performed in order to evaluate known archaeological sites and to locate any additional archaeological remains which might be affected by dock construction and operation. In addition, the state of preservation of the important De Zavala historic cemetery (41 ...


Archaeological Testing Of Site 41hr564 Harris County, Texas, Joe T. Denton Jan 1985

Archaeological Testing Of Site 41hr564 Harris County, Texas, Joe T. Denton

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

Prehistoric Site 41HR564, located in Harris County, Texas, near Keegans Bayou and US Highway 59, was tested in August 1985 to determine eligibility for inclusion within the National Register of Historic Places and State Archaeological Landmark status. Testing also was conducted to ascertain site depth and archaeological significance. No cultural materials were recovered as a result of the test and no further investigations are recommended.


Archaeological Investigations Of A Shell Midden (41hr39) At De Zavala Point, Harris County, Texas, Anna J. Taylor Jan 1985

Archaeological Investigations Of A Shell Midden (41hr39) At De Zavala Point, Harris County, Texas, Anna J. Taylor

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Archaeological investigations at site 41 HR 39 on De Zavala Point in Channelview, Harris County, Texas, were conducted by personnel from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio from December 16 through December 22, 1984. The site is recorded as an aboriginal shell midden with a historic component which will be impacted by the proposed disposal of dredged materials under the Department of the Army Permit Application No. 17151, during industrial development of the area. The field investigations were conducted for the Department of the Army, Galveston District, Corps of Engineers, to determine the eligibility ...