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

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2008

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Archeological Testing At 41tr170, Along The Clear Fork Of The Trinity River, Tarrant County, Texas, Christopher Lintz, Stephen A. Hall, Timothy G. Baugh, Tiffany Osburn Jan 2008

Archeological Testing At 41tr170, Along The Clear Fork Of The Trinity River, Tarrant County, Texas, Christopher Lintz, Stephen A. Hall, Timothy G. Baugh, Tiffany Osburn

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

Archeologists from Geo-Marine, Inc., were subcontracted through Prewitt and Associates, Inc., of Austin to conduct National Register of Historic Places evaluative testing at archeological site 41TR170, located in Tarrant County, Texas. This work (Geo-Marine project number 30353.06.02) was conducted for the Environmental Affairs Division of the Texas Department of Transportation under contract/work authorization 57524SA006. The archeological remains are located on and in the alluvial terrace of the Clear Fork of the Trinity River, within the proposed 130-meter-wide right-of-way of State Highway 121 in southwestern Fort Worth. The work was conducted to comply with Section 106 of the ...


Archeological Testing And Evaluation Of The Western Portion Of 41cv1310, Fort Hood, Coryell County, Texas, Gemma Mehalchick Jan 2008

Archeological Testing And Evaluation Of The Western Portion Of 41cv1310, Fort Hood, Coryell County, Texas, Gemma Mehalchick

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

Prewitt and Associates, Inc., completed an evaluation of the western portion of Subarea C at 41CV1310 on the Fort Hood Military Reservation in June and July 2007. The work was conducted for the Texas Department of Transportation in conjunction with the proposed Northeast Copperas Cove Bypass in southern Coryell County. Fieldwork included a resurvey of the area and hand excavation of shovel tests and test units. Maximum dimensions of the tested landform, a small segment of Holocene terrace (T) adjacent to 1 House Creek, are 65x40 m, or 2,600 m2. Excavations yielded only sparse prehistoric cultural remains in questionable ...


Significance Testing Of Site 41ss164, San Saba County, Texas, Mindy L. Bonine, Michael R. Chavez, Charles Frederick Jan 2008

Significance Testing Of Site 41ss164, San Saba County, Texas, Mindy L. Bonine, Michael R. Chavez, Charles Frederick

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

SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) conducted significance testing excavations at site 41SS164, San Saba County, Texas on behalf of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). The tested portion of the site is in TxDOT’s right-of-way (ROW) of County Road (CR) 228 on the eastern bank of Richland Springs Creek, a tributary of the San Saba River. SWCA performed the investigations under General Services Contract #575XXSA007, Work Authorization #575 21 SA007, and Texas Antiquities Permit 4156. The final report was written under General Services Contract #577XXSA002, Work Authorization #577 05 SA002.

In the course of the investigations, SWCA conducted backhoe trenching ...


Indigent Care In Texas: A Study Of Poor Farms And Outdoor Relief, Martha Doty Freeman Jan 2008

Indigent Care In Texas: A Study Of Poor Farms And Outdoor Relief, Martha Doty Freeman

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

Indigent Care in Texas: A Study of Poor Farms and Outdoor Relief was prepared by Prewitt & Associates, Inc., for the Archeological Studies Program, Environmental Affairs Division, Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), as one of a series of investigations concerning pauper cemeteries and poor farms. The investigations are an outgrowth of planning for road improvements to Interstate Highway 35 between Belton and Temple that has been ongoing since 2002. The purpose of this most recent investigation has been to provide context for properties associated with pauper care in Texas and to present the findings of a preliminary field investigation of one ...


The Varga Site: A Multicomponent, Stratified Campsite In The Canyonlands Of Edwards County, Texas, J. Michael Quigg, Jeffrey D. Owens, Paul M. Matchen, Grant D. Smith, Robert A. Ricklis, Mercedes C. Cody, Charles D. Frederick Jan 2008

The Varga Site: A Multicomponent, Stratified Campsite In The Canyonlands Of Edwards County, Texas, J. Michael Quigg, Jeffrey D. Owens, Paul M. Matchen, Grant D. Smith, Robert A. Ricklis, Mercedes C. Cody, Charles D. Frederick

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

Data recovery excavations at the Varga Site were conducted in two phases during 2002 by archeologists from the Cultural Resources Department of TRC Environmental Corporation’s (TRC’s) Austin office under contract to Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Scientific Service Contract No. 572XXSA004. This mitigation program was necessitated by the proposed reconstruction of the crossing of a Ranch to Market Road over Hackberry Creek, immediately south of the site in northeastern Edwards County. These archeological investigations were conducted as part of the responsibilities of TxDOT under existing federal and state legislation for the protection of cultural resources.

Geoarcheological trenching and ...