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Life On Jackson Creek, Smith County, Texas: Archeological Investigations Of A 14th Century Caddo Domicile At The Leaning Rock Site (41sm325), Mark Walters, Leslie G. Cecil, Linda S. Cummings, J. Phil Dering, Jeffer R. Ferguson, Michael D. Glascock, Timothy K. Perttula, Leeanna Schniebs, Harry J. Shafer, Jesse Todd, Chester P. Walker Jan 2008

Life On Jackson Creek, Smith County, Texas: Archeological Investigations Of A 14th Century Caddo Domicile At The Leaning Rock Site (41sm325), Mark Walters, Leslie G. Cecil, Linda S. Cummings, J. Phil Dering, Jeffer R. Ferguson, Michael D. Glascock, Timothy K. Perttula, Leeanna Schniebs, Harry J. Shafer, Jesse Todd, Chester P. Walker

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

The 14th century Caddo Leaning Rock site was initially discovered in the Fall of 2004. It was located during reconnaissance to search out a location for the survey portion of the Texas Archeologica! Society's Academy IO I held in Tyler in February 2005. This was not a formal survey with transect lines. nor one using regularly spaced shovel tests. but was rather more of a "windshield"' type survey, consisting of driving across pasture lands looking at gopher mounds and checking fore, evidence of archeological deposits on likely looking landforms.

!n this area. landform and soil type seem to be ...


Archaeological Investigations At The Henry M. Site (41na60): An Early Historic Caddo Farmstead In Nacogdoches County, Texas, Tom Middlebrook, Timothy K. Perttula Jan 2008

Archaeological Investigations At The Henry M. Site (41na60): An Early Historic Caddo Farmstead In Nacogdoches County, Texas, Tom Middlebrook, Timothy K. Perttula

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

The Henry M. site (41NA60) is an early historic (post-A.D. 1680) Allen phase farmstead on a natural rise in the Bayou Loco floodplain in western Nacogdoches County in East Texas. Bayou Loco, a relatively small stream, flows south a few miles to its confluence with the Angelina River. The dam for Lake Nacogdoches on the bayou is about 1.7 miles to the north. Construction of Lake Nacogdoches inundated a number of contemporaneous Allen phase farmsteads- some of which were the scene of 1970s excavations-including 41NA18. The Henry M. site in the mid-1980s. (41NA21), Iron Rock (41NA22), Loco Bottoms ...


Pottery From 41na202: The Stephens Site In Nacogdoches County, Texas, Robert L. Turner Jr. Jan 2008

Pottery From 41na202: The Stephens Site In Nacogdoches County, Texas, Robert L. Turner Jr.

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

In late 1940 and early 1941, my father and I excavated the Stephens site (41NA202). The site is located on Bailey Creek approximately 5 km west of Central Heights in Nacogdoches County. The site had been identified by the land owner, who gave my father permission to excavate.

The purpose of this short article is to briefly describe the ceramic assemblage from the site. The assemblage is unique for this area of East Texas.

The excavated area from which the ceramic artifacts were recovered measured approximately 3 x 4.6 m with the long axis along the plow rows. The ...


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 ...


A Study Of Chipped Stone Artifacts From The Redwine Site (41sm193), Smith County, Texas, Harry J. Shafer Jan 2008

A Study Of Chipped Stone Artifacts From The Redwine Site (41sm193), Smith County, Texas, Harry J. Shafer

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

This article presents a detailed analysis of chipped stone artifacts from the Redwine Site (41SM193), a Middle Caddo mound and village site located on the headwaters of Auburn Creek, a tributary of the Sabine River. The collection includes chipped stone recovered from the surface, test excavations, and arrow points associated with two adult burials. The site was investigated by avocational archeologist Sam Whiteside in the 1960s and more recently by Mark Walters and Patti Haskins under the direction of John Keller of Southern Archaeological Consultants. The investigations and material culture have been briefly described. This study is designed to take ...