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Archeological Survey Report Of Fm 536 Improvements Project Near Floresville, Wilson County, Texas, Karla J. Córdova Jan 2006

Archeological Survey Report Of Fm 536 Improvements Project Near Floresville, Wilson County, Texas, Karla J. Córdova

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

The Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of the University of Texas at San Antonio was contracted by Civil Engineering Consultants, Inc. (CEC) of San Antonio to conduct an archeological survey of the proposed improvements within the right-of-way (ROW) of FM 536 near Floresville, Wilson County, Texas. The archeological work was necessary to address the requirements of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Antiquities Code of 1966, as amended. The archeological services were performed on behalf of CEC and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to identify any archeological properties that may be eligible for listing on the National Register ...


Testing Of A Portion Of Site 41wn104 In Advance Of Proposed Improvements To Jackson Nature Park, Stockdale, Wilson County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa Jan 2006

Testing Of A Portion Of Site 41wn104 In Advance Of Proposed Improvements To Jackson Nature Park, Stockdale, Wilson County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa

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

On July 25, 2006 the Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted archaeological testing on portions of 41WN104 located in the Jackson Nature Park in Wilson County, Texas. The archaeological work, performed for the Office of the Wilson County Judge, was conducted on portions of 41WN104 that will be impacted by park improvements. The proposed improvements for the Jackson Nature Park will consist of the construction of a pavilion, a headquarters building and the addition of a septic tank. The three planned facilities will be connected with water and utilities lines. The construction of ...


Archaeological Survey At Rancho De Las Cabras, San Antonio Missions National Historic Park, 41wn30, Wilson County, Texas, Diane A. Cargill, Maureen Brown, Lee C. Nordt, C. Britt Bousman Jan 1998

Archaeological Survey At Rancho De Las Cabras, San Antonio Missions National Historic Park, 41wn30, Wilson County, Texas, Diane A. Cargill, Maureen Brown, Lee C. Nordt, C. Britt Bousman

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

A two-stage archaeological investigation and preliminary geomorphological assessment was conducted at Rancho de las Cabras, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, by the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of The University of Texas at San Antonio for the National Park Service (NPS). The investigation was prompted by NPS plans to construct a parking lot and visitors' center near the Spanish colonial ruins (41WN30). The geomorphological investigations are preliminary, with more fieldwork needed to test the proposed working model; however, the geomorphological conclusions suggest widespread potential for finding buried prehistoric sites in the alluvial terraces.

Four newly identified surface lithic scatter ...


Archaeological And Historical Investigations At Rancho De Las Cabras, 41wn30, Wilson County, Texas: Fourth Season, Anne A. Fox, Brett A. Houk Jan 1998

Archaeological And Historical Investigations At Rancho De Las Cabras, 41wn30, Wilson County, Texas: Fourth Season, Anne A. Fox, Brett A. Houk

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

During the month of July, 1983, the Center for Archaeological Research conducted a fourth season of excavations at Rancho de las Cabras (41 WN30) near Floresville, Texas. Eleven excavation units were completed in the east part of the compound. Details of the construction of the south wall of Room 3 and the southeast portion of the compound wall were recorded. A trench for a palisade-type fence was located and followed out in the vicinity of the original northeast wall section. The fence was probably constructed for use in small livestock raising during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Additionally ...


Archaeological And Historical Investigations At Rancho De Las Cabras, 41wn30, Wilson County, Texas: Fourth Season, Anne A. Fox, Brett A. Houk Jan 1998

Archaeological And Historical Investigations At Rancho De Las Cabras, 41wn30, Wilson County, Texas: Fourth Season, Anne A. Fox, Brett A. Houk

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

During the month of July, 1983, the Center for Archaeological Research conducted a fourth season of excavations at Rancho de las Cabras (41 WN30) near Floresville, Texas. Eleven excavation units were completed in the east part of the compound. Details of the construction of the south wall of Room 3 and the southeast portion of the compound wall were recorded. A trench for a palisade-type fence was located and followed out in the vicinity of the original northeast wall section. The fence was probably constructed for use in small livestock raising during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Additionally ...


Archaeological Survey And Testing At Rancho De Las Cabras, 41 Wn 30, Wilson County, Texas, Fifth Season, Anna J. Taylor, Anne A. Fox Jan 1985

Archaeological Survey And Testing At Rancho De Las Cabras, 41 Wn 30, Wilson County, Texas, Fifth Season, Anna J. Taylor, Anne A. Fox

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

The fifth season of archaeological investigations at the Rancho de las Cabras (41 WN 30) was conducted in late May and June 1984, by the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, Texas. This field season the limits of the midden outside the northwest gate were better defined through shovel testing, and the surficial extent of another midden outside the east compound wall was mapped. Stratigraphic excavations inside and outside of Room 3 revealed a series of floors and outdoor activity surfaces and associated architectural features. To obtain ...


Archaeological Testing At Rancho De Las Cabras, 41wn30, Wilson County, Texas. Second Season, James E. Ivey Jan 1983

Archaeological Testing At Rancho De Las Cabras, 41wn30, Wilson County, Texas. Second Season, James E. Ivey

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

In the summer of 1981, the second season of excavations at the Rancho de las Cabras (41 WN 30) was conducted by the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, Texas. This season included further architectural testing and stratigraphic excavations in a large trash pit located during season one, July 1980. A five by six meter area of the interior northwest corner was excavated revealing wall trenches and floors of part of a jacal complex. A more exact plan of Rancho de las Cabras was drawn, and professional ...


Archaeological Testing At Rancho De Las Cabras, Wilson County, Texas, Third Season, Courtenay J. Jones, Anne A. Fox Jan 1983

Archaeological Testing At Rancho De Las Cabras, Wilson County, Texas, Third Season, Courtenay J. Jones, Anne A. Fox

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

An analysis of the 1982 field season activities at Rancho de las Cabras (41 WN 30) is presented in this report. Additional data concerning structural details and construction activities at the site are presented. The results of further archival research provide additional information concerning the history of the Rancho de las Cabras site, its relationship to Mission Espada, and the adjacent landowners. An expanded genealogy is presented of the Calvillo and Delgado families, both intimately connected to Rancho de las Cabras. Recommendations are made for further work at the site.


Archaeological Testing At Rancho De Las Cabras, 41wn30, Wilson County, Texas, Second Season, James E. Ivey Jan 1983

Archaeological Testing At Rancho De Las Cabras, 41wn30, Wilson County, Texas, Second Season, James E. Ivey

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

In the summer of 1981, the second season of excavations at the Rancho de las Cabras (41 WN 30) was conducted by the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, Texas. This season included further architectural testing and stratigraphic excavations in a large trash pit located during season one, July 1980. A five by six meter area of the interior northwest corner was excavated revealing wall trenches and floors of part of a jacal complex. A more exact plan of Rancho de las Cabras was drawn, and professional ...


Archaeological Testing At Rancho De Las Cabras Wilson County, Texas Third Season, Courtenay J. Jones, Anne A. Fox Jan 1983

Archaeological Testing At Rancho De Las Cabras Wilson County, Texas Third Season, Courtenay J. Jones, Anne A. Fox

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

An analysis of the 1982 field season activities at Rancho de las Cabras (41 WN 30) is presented in this report. Additional data concerning structural details and construction activities at the site are presented. The results of further archival research provide additional information concerning the history of the Rancho de las Cabras site, its relationship to Mission Espada, and the adjacent landowners. An expanded genealogy is presented of the Calvillo and Delgado families, both intimately connected to Rancho de las Cabras. Recommendations are made for further work at the site.