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An Archaeological And Geomorphological Investigation Of Northrup Park, Boerne, Kendall County, Texas, David L. Nickels Jan 1998

An Archaeological And Geomorphological Investigation Of Northrup Park, Boerne, Kendall County, Texas, David L. Nickels

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 contracted with the city of Boerne, Texas, to conduct a pedestrian survey with limited shovel and backhoe testing of 103 acres of raw land planned for development as a city park in south Kendall County. The purpose of the survey was to identify archaeological sites visible on the surface and areas with potential for buried sites. Seven prehistoric sites were found and recorded. A plan of avoidance was recommended for all sites; however, the proposed construction plan could not be altered to accommodate both the needs ...


Research Design Archaeological Site 41ke93 Kendall County, Texas, Wayne C. Young Jan 1985

Research Design Archaeological Site 41ke93 Kendall County, Texas, Wayne C. Young

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

Very little information is available regarding Site 41KE93. The site is located adjacent to FM 474, approximately 8.7 miles northeast of Boerne, in Kendall County, Texas. It is situated on a small finger of land some 100 meters south of the Guadalupe River at Ammans Crossing and is bordered to the west by Sebinas Creek. Two hearths and a scatter of lithic debris were observed on the surface at the time the site was recorded, but no temporal or cultural indicators have, as yet, been found. From surface indications within the project right-of-way, the portion of the site available ...


Archaeological Survey Of Power Line Routes In Kerr And Kendall Counties, Texas, For The Bandera Electric Cooperative, Inc., Michael C. Woerner Jan 1981

Archaeological Survey Of Power Line Routes In Kerr And Kendall Counties, Texas, For The Bandera Electric Cooperative, Inc., Michael C. Woerner

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

In August 1981, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, conducted an archaeological survey of power line right-of- ways in Kerr and Kendall Counties for the Bandera Electric Cooperative, Inc. One archaeological site (41 KE 79) was located at the proposed substation site south of Comfort, Texas, and is recommended for additional investigation.


An Archaeological Evaluation Of Three Prehistoric Sites Upper Cibolo Creek Watershed, Kendall County, Southern Central Texas, Fred Valdez, Jr, A. Joachim Mcgraw Jan 1977

An Archaeological Evaluation Of Three Prehistoric Sites Upper Cibolo Creek Watershed, Kendall County, Southern Central Texas, Fred Valdez, Jr, A. Joachim Mcgraw

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

During the summer of 1977, personnel from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), conducted archaeological test excavations at three sites along Frederick Creek in Kendall County, Texas. These sites were located in areas proposed for modification by the construction of Floodwater Retarding Structure #3 in the Upper Cibolo Creek watershed. The field work was conducted under a contract between the Center for Archaeological Research and the United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service (Purchase Order No. 40-7442-7-1212).

An initial survey of the area had been conducted in February 1975, and resulted in ...


An Archaeological Assessment Of Boerne City Park, Kendall County, Texas, Thomas C. Kelly, Thomas R. Hester Jan 1976

An Archaeological Assessment Of Boerne City Park, Kendall County, Texas, Thomas C. Kelly, Thomas R. Hester

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

As part of its planning for development of Boerne City Park, the Advisory Board of the Boerne Parks and Recreation Department authorized an archaeological assessment of the park area in May, 1976. The assessment was carried out by the Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio, and was supervised by the authors. We wish to thank Dr. Dewey D. Davis, Chairman, Park Advisory Board, for his assistance during this project.