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Archaeological Investigations Of The Proposed Convention Center And City Hall Project Area In Downtown Bastrop, Bastrop County, Texas, Jon J. Dowling Jan 2008

Archaeological Investigations Of The Proposed Convention Center And City Hall Project Area In Downtown Bastrop, Bastrop County, Texas, Jon J. Dowling

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

In April of 2008, the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) carried out an intensive archaeological pedestrian survey and standing historic resources assessment of the proposed Bastrop Convention Center and City Hall project area for the City of Bastrop, Office of the City Manager. Since the proposed project will impact land owned by the City of Bastrop, a political subdivision of the State of Texas, it falls under the jurisdiction of the Antiquities Code of Texas administered by the Texas Historical Commission.

The purpose of this investigation was to determine the presence ...


Archaeological Testing At 41bp678, Bastrop County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa Jan 2006

Archaeological Testing At 41bp678, Bastrop County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa

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

During the spring of 2006 (April 27 through May 4, 2006), the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) at The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted testing at 41BP678, a site formally listed as a State Archaeological Landmark. Site 41BP678 is located in Bastrop County at the confluence of the Colorado River and Spring Branch Creek, one of its tributaries. The site is on land that is the proposed location for the City of Bastrop Wastewater Treatment Plant. The installation of outflow pipes and the excavation of a 500-foot deep water well and associated utilities installations will impact the central ...


Archaeological Testing At 41bp679, Bastrop County, Texas, Cynthia M. Munoz Jan 2006

Archaeological Testing At 41bp679, Bastrop County, Texas, Cynthia M. Munoz

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

During the spring of 2006 (May 11 through May 18, 2006), the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) at The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted testing at 41BP679, a site formally listed as a State Archaeological Landmark. Site 41BP679 is located in Bastrop County at the confluence of the Colorado River and Spring Branch Creek, one of its tributaries. The site is on land that is the proposed location for the City of Bastrop Wastewater Treatment Plant. The installation of outflow pipes will impact the northern portion of 41BP679. The testing was conducted under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 4117 ...


An Archaeological Survey Of The Proposed Location Of The Bastrop City Wastewater Treatment Plant, Bastrop County, Texas, Bruce K. Moses Jan 2004

An Archaeological Survey Of The Proposed Location Of The Bastrop City Wastewater Treatment Plant, Bastrop County, Texas, Bruce K. Moses

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

Between August 11 and August 13, 2004, the Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an archaeological survey of the proposed location for the City of Bastrop Wastewater Treatment Plant in central Bastrop County, Texas. The pedestrian survey was performed for Raba-Kistner Consultants, Inc. on behalf of the City of Bastrop. Construction of the proposed wastewater treatment facility will primarily impact the northwestern portion of the property, although a gray-water outfall line will traverse the property and empty into the Colorado River. The survey, carried out under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 3501 with Dr ...


The T.C. Osborn Tenant Farm, 41bp314: An Early Sharecropper Site In Bastrop County, Texas, José E. Zapata Jan 2001

The T.C. Osborn Tenant Farm, 41bp314: An Early Sharecropper Site In Bastrop County, Texas, José E. Zapata

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

The T. C. Osborn tenant site was located in Bastrop, Bastrop County, about 1,300 ft. (410 m) east of the juncture of Gills Branch Creek and the Colorado River, along the path of present-day Lovers Lane, and just south of State Highway 71. This site was determined eligible for the National Register of Historic Places and investigated in February and March 1987 by John W. Clark of the Texas Department of Transportation, prior to being impacted by the construction of Lovers Lane. A total of 32 units were excavated, and the recovered artifacts include ceramic sherds, glass fragments, beads ...


Archaeological Investigations At Morgan Chapel Cemetery (41bp200), A Historic Cemetery In Bastrop County, Texas, Anna J. Taylor, Anne A. Fox, I. Waynne Cox Jan 1986

Archaeological Investigations At Morgan Chapel Cemetery (41bp200), A Historic Cemetery In Bastrop County, Texas, Anna J. Taylor, Anne A. Fox, I. Waynne Cox

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

During August 1984, archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR), The University of Texas at San Antonio, and City Public Service (CPS) of San Antonio relocated the burials from Morgan Chapel Cemetery (41 BP 200), in Bastrop County, Texas. Twenty-one burials, of which 13 were unmarked, were located, exposed, recorded, and removed for reinterment in the nearby McDade and Ridgeway Cemeteries. The nature of the clay subsoil at the site obscured grave outlines, which made detection of unmarked burials quite difficult. This situation resulted in a decision by CPS, following consultation with representatives of the Texas Historical Commission and ...


Archaeological Testing And Recommendations For The Kennedy Bluffs Site, 41bp19, In Bastrop County, Texas, Glenn T. Goode Jan 1984

Archaeological Testing And Recommendations For The Kennedy Bluffs Site, 41bp19, In Bastrop County, Texas, Glenn T. Goode

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

Archaeological Site 41BP19 was reported by Daymond Crawford of the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation (SDHPT) Archaeology Section in November 1983, with a recommendation for test excavation. Testing was conducted by Glenn T. Goode of the SDHPT Archaeology Section and four employees of the local SDHPT office during the period May 7 through May 24, 1984. An estimated 70 persondays were expended during the field work on this project. Testing was conducted in accordance with Procedures for the Protection of Historic and Cultural Properties (36 CFR, Part 800), procedures prescribed and endorsed by the Federal Highway Administration. The ...