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Test Excavations At Site 41bu49 Burleson County, Texas, Wayne C. Young Jan 1987

Test Excavations At Site 41bu49 Burleson County, Texas, Wayne C. Young

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

Testing of Site 41BU49 on FM 696 in Burleson County, Texas, was under-taken in March 1987 to determine eligibility for inclusion within the National Register of Historic Places and to make a recommendation for nomination as a State Archeological Landmark. Testing also was under-taken to determine site depth, cultural context, and archaeological significance. The site is located along a hill slope overlooking Buffalo Creek and consists of a shallow, low-density cultural deposit which may have been impacted by agricultural activities in the past. The exact site limit could not be determined due to heavy vegetation covering most of the area ...


An Archaeological Survey Of Proposed Seismic And Pipeline Routes At The Chaparral Wildlife Management Area, Dimmit And La Salle Counties, Southern Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw Jan 1987

An Archaeological Survey Of Proposed Seismic And Pipeline Routes At The Chaparral Wildlife Management Area, Dimmit And La Salle Counties, Southern Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw

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

An intensive archaeological survey was conducted along proposed pipelines and seismic lines by personnel from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, in the Chaparral Wildlife Management Area, located in Dimmit and La Salle Counties. Four prehistoric sites were recorded, and a surface collection was made at each site. Due to the lack of diagnostic materials recovered and the sever erosion of the site areas, no further work is recommended for any of these sites.


Archaeological Survey Of The Cps Butler Lignite Prospect, Bastrop And Lee Counties, Texas, 1984, Anna J. Taylor Jan 1987

Archaeological Survey Of The Cps Butler Lignite Prospect, Bastrop And Lee Counties, Texas, 1984, Anna J. Taylor

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

From July through September of 1984, personnel from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an intensive cultural resources survey of 984.96 hectares (2433.82 acres) of the CPS Butler lignite prospect in northern Bastrop County and southern Lee County, Texas. These investigations are part of a series of archaeological surveys sponsored by City Public Service of San Antonio, who plan a lignite mining project in the area. The purpose of the survey was to meet federal requirements of eligibility status of any archaeological site as to National Register of Historic Places qualification ...


Archaeological Testing Of Site 41bl260 Bell County, Texas, Wayne C. Young Jan 1987

Archaeological Testing Of Site 41bl260 Bell County, Texas, Wayne C. Young

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

Testing of Site 41BL260 along the proposed FM 93 realignment in Be11 County, Texas was undertaken in December 1987 to determine the site's eligibility for inclusion within the National Register of Historic Places, and to determine site depth, cultural context, and archaeological significance. The site is located in a plowed field near the eastern outskirts of Belton, Texas. Testing results indicate that the site is limited to the present plow zone and that no intact cultural deposits remain within the proposed right-of-way. Evidence recovered does not support a determination of eligibility for nomination to the National Register of Historic ...


Results Of Testing And Research Design For Mitigation Of Site 41ms32, A Burned Rock Midden Site In Mason County, Texas, Cultural Resources Staff Jan 1987

Results Of Testing And Research Design For Mitigation Of Site 41ms32, A Burned Rock Midden Site In Mason County, Texas, Cultural Resources Staff

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

Site 41MS32 was reported in October 1987 during the preliminary engineering stage of a bridge replacement project at Honey Creek on FM 1871 in Mason County. The project calls for a new bridge on new location downstream from the old bridge. The right-of-way for the new bridge and approaches will vary from 85 ft. to 100 ft. in width.

Site 41MS32 occurs partly in the new right-of-way for realigned FM 1871, 7.3 miles southwest of the FM1871 and US87 intersection in the city of Mason. The site is located on the north bank of Honey Creek, a major tributary ...


Historical Archaeology In Texas: A Bibliography, William Moore, Roger Moore Jan 1987

Historical Archaeology In Texas: A Bibliography, William Moore, Roger Moore

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

Documented in this bibliography are the varied sources in which information concerning historical archaeology in Texas has appeared. In all, 509 references are cross-referenced in this monograph with author, subject, and county. Much of the state is represented with subjects relating to 163 of the 254 Texas counties.


Archaeological Investigations For The Canyon Hydroelectric Project, Comal County, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw, William B. Ellis, Joseph H. Labadie Jan 1987

Archaeological Investigations For The Canyon Hydroelectric Project, Comal County, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw, William B. Ellis, Joseph H. Labadie

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

During January 1986, the Center for Archaeological Research from The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted a pedestrian survey along portions of a proposed Canyon Lake hydroelectric transmission line right-of-way in Comal County, Texas, for the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority. The survey located six prehistoric sites (41 CM 160, 41 CM 161, 41 CM 162, 41 CM 163, 41 CM 164, and 41 CM 166) in the right-of-way, and one historic building complex (41 CM 165) adjacent to but well outside of the right-of-way. Recommendations were made for further testing of the prehistoric sites and background research for the historic ...


Archaeological Investigations At Fort Martin Scott (41gl52) In Gillespie County, Texas, Joseph H. Labadie Jan 1987

Archaeological Investigations At Fort Martin Scott (41gl52) In Gillespie County, Texas, Joseph H. Labadie

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

During May 24-30, 1986, archaeological investigations at Fort Martin Scott (41GL52) were conducted by the Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio. The fort was established by the U.S. Army in 1848. It was the fifth United States fort in Texas. Only one of the fort’s original buildings now exists. The foundations for an additional eight structures were identified and documented by this project. The property on which this old fort is located is owned by the City of Fredericksburg. The Fredericksburg Heritage Federation plans to develop the area as a day-use facility ...


Archaeology Of The Brasada: A Cultural Resources Assessment Of The Chevron Resources Company Properties In Northeastern Duval County, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw, Beverly J. Van Note, Courtenay J. Jones Jan 1987

Archaeology Of The Brasada: A Cultural Resources Assessment Of The Chevron Resources Company Properties In Northeastern Duval County, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw, Beverly J. Van Note, Courtenay J. Jones

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

Within the past decade, cultural resource management has become an increasingly significant aspect of archaeological investigations in southern Texas. Twenty-five new sites were identified, recorded, and assessed as the result of a 4000-acre cultural resources survey in northeastern Duval County, southern Texas, by the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, from October to December 1981. The investigations were carried out under the requirements and guidelines of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended, the Vernon Texas Civil Statute 4590f, as amended, and the Guidelines for Archeological Investigations of Mining Areas in Texas (Texas ...


Archaeological Investigations Along The Leona River Watershed, Uvalde County, Texas, Paul D. Lukowski Jan 1987

Archaeological Investigations Along The Leona River Watershed, Uvalde County, Texas, Paul D. Lukowski

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The investigations of four prehistoric sites in southwest-central Texas allow for research hypotheses relevant to regional questions, particularly the study of cultural changes between the Archaic and Late Prehistoric periods. The sites considered within this report are three campsites, two evidencing significant Late Prehistoric components, the other with primarily Archaic components, and a chert cobble quarry.

The contract mitigation efforts provided surface and subsurface samples that allowed a descriptive and spatially detailed summary of the materials recovered. This data base, which includes information on tool assemblages, lithic reduction technologies, faunal, floral, and invertebrate resources along with a series of radiocarbon ...


Archaeological Studies For The San Antonio Channel Improvement Project, Including Investigations At Guenther's Upper Mill (41bx342), Anne A. Fox, Lois M. Flynn, I. Waynne Cox Jan 1987

Archaeological Studies For The San Antonio Channel Improvement Project, Including Investigations At Guenther's Upper Mill (41bx342), Anne A. Fox, Lois M. Flynn, I. Waynne Cox

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

Under Contract No. DACW63-81-C-0022 to the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, in the spring of 1981, conducted historic research and survey in the areas to be affected by the San Antonio Channel Improvement Project. In the summer of 1981, extensive archaeological testing and excavation were done to determine the extent of the structural remains on the sites of Guenther's Upper Mill and the Stribling House. In the spring and summer of 1982, the Center documented the removal and replacement of the mill ...


Archaeological Mitigation At 41bx300, Salado Creek Watershed, South-Central Texas, Paul R. Katz Jan 1987

Archaeological Mitigation At 41bx300, Salado Creek Watershed, South-Central Texas, Paul R. Katz

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

The archaeological investigations reported in this volume represent the culmination of a series of cultural resource studies conducted in the area of site 41 BX 300 in south-central Texas. Plans by the Soil Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture, to construct a floodwater retarding structure on Elm Waterhole Creek, a tributary of Salado Creek, led to an initial survey at this locality by The University of Texas at Austin in the early 1970s. As plans for the construction moved forward, the Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio contracted with the Soil Conservation Service ...


Excavations At Site 41fy11: Cultural Resource Investigations Along The Proposed Bypass For Sh 71, Near La Grange Fayette County, Texas, Alan J. Wormser Jan 1987

Excavations At Site 41fy11: Cultural Resource Investigations Along The Proposed Bypass For Sh 71, Near La Grange Fayette County, Texas, Alan J. Wormser

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

Test excavations were conducted at Site 41FY111 by Alan J. Wormser of the cultural resources staff at the Texas State Department of Highways and Public Transportation (SDHPT). The excavation was completed between March 30, and April 2, 1987, as part of a bypass project along SH 71 north of La Grange, Fayette County, Texas. Although the prehistoric remains were scattered over a broad area, most of the site was concentrated on top of knoll of cherty gravel deposits. Sixteen 1 X 1 meter test units were excavated to depths of between 10 and 50 cm below the surface. This resulted ...


A Reconnaissance Of Electrical Transmission Line Rights-Of-Way In Bandera And Kerr Counties, Texas, Joseph H. Labadie Jan 1987

A Reconnaissance Of Electrical Transmission Line Rights-Of-Way In Bandera And Kerr Counties, Texas, Joseph H. Labadie

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

During January 1986, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted a reconnaissance level survey for the Bandera Electric Cooperative, Inc. Approximately 98 km of electrical transmission rights-of-way were surveyed. Nine archaeological sites were identified. None of the sites were found to be potentially eligible for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places. Construction activities in the vicinity of these sites will not adversely impact any of the nine sites.


Archaeological Monitoring At Three Prehistoric Locales In Zapata County, Texas, Joseph H. Labadie Jan 1987

Archaeological Monitoring At Three Prehistoric Locales In Zapata County, Texas, Joseph H. Labadie

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

Archaeological monitoring at three locales on federal land within the Falcon Reservoir was conducted by the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, on October 2 and 3, 1986. Machine trenching across each locale was done by Arco Oil and Gas Company, Freer, Texas, in conjunction with the construction of a pipeline which crosses both private and federal lands adjacent to the Beckwith Arm of Falcon Reservoir. Trenching did not adversely affect the integrity of cultural materials at any of the three locales. One of the locales was designated an archaeological site (41ZP109), and one archaeological ...


Chipped Stone And Adobe: A Cultural Resources Assessment Of The Proposed Applewhite Reservoir, Bexar County, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw, Kay Hindes Jan 1987

Chipped Stone And Adobe: A Cultural Resources Assessment Of The Proposed Applewhite Reservoir, Bexar County, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw, Kay Hindes

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

Cultural resources investigations conducted during 1981 and 1984 for the proposed Applewhite Reservoir of southwest Bexar County, Texas, identified a total of 78 archaeological sites. Additionally, seven previously recorded sites in the Medio Creek confluence area were revisited and reassessed, bringing the total number of sites within the proposed reservoir to 85. Descriptions of these sites, evaluations of their significance, and recommendations for further work are presented in the report. Events and cultural changes related to the project area are also summarized. Limited testing data from 13 sites first identified in 1981 and recommended for further work in the 1984 ...


Archaeological Studies For The San Antonio Channel Improvement Project, Including Investigations At Guenther's Upper Mill (41bx342), Anne A. Fox, Lois M. Flynn, I. Waynne Cox Jan 1987

Archaeological Studies For The San Antonio Channel Improvement Project, Including Investigations At Guenther's Upper Mill (41bx342), Anne A. Fox, Lois M. Flynn, I. Waynne Cox

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

Under Contract No. DACW63-81-C-0022 to the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, in the spring of 1981, conducted historic research and survey in the areas to be affected by the San Antonio Channel Improvement Project. In the summer of 1981, extensive archaeological testing and excavation were done to determine the extent of the structural remains on the sites of Guenther's Upper Mill and the Stribling House. In the spring and summer of 1982, the Center documented the removal and replacement of the mill ...


An Archaeological And Historical Assessment Of The Vista Verde South Project, San Antonio, Texas, Joseph H. Labadie Jan 1987

An Archaeological And Historical Assessment Of The Vista Verde South Project, San Antonio, Texas, Joseph H. Labadie

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

The Vista Verde South project area has borne witness to much of the economic development that has occurred in downtown San Antonio since the early years of Texas' statehood. As with many other areas of San Antonio, economic interests stimulated early development. Following the Civil War, this area became an integral part in San Antonio's flourishing freight hauling and transportation network. By the turn of the 20th century, the area had developed into an ethnically diverse, middle-class neighborhood, while just a few blocks away, San Antonio's infamous Red Light District thrived. The Great Depression of 1929 struck a ...


Archaeological Testing Of Sites 41cj75 And 41cj76 Comanche County, Texas, Wayne C. Young Jan 1987

Archaeological Testing Of Sites 41cj75 And 41cj76 Comanche County, Texas, Wayne C. Young

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

Archaeological testing of two sites in western Comanche County, 41CJ75 and 41CJ76, by the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation (SDHPT) during April 1987 has shown that both sites are shallow, low density, prehistoric campsites. Portions of both sites outside the right-of-way of SH 36 have been impacted by cultivation and site integrity has been lost. Those portions within the right-of-way are located within steep backslopes which made testing difficult. Site 41CJ75 was found to be only 10 cm deep except where the SDHPT had placed recent fill on the site. Site 41CJ76 was located along a very steep ...


An Archaeological And Historical Program For Data Recovery Along Houston And Bowie Streets, San Antonio, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw, John W. Clark, Jr. Jan 1987

An Archaeological And Historical Program For Data Recovery Along Houston And Bowie Streets, San Antonio, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw, John W. Clark, Jr.

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

This report presents a program for archaeological and historical data recovery along portions of Houston and Bowie Streets, San Antonio, Texas. These streets, situated just east of the Alamo Plaza Historic District, are scheduled for expansion as parts of main access routes to the inner-city Las Tiendas Mall development in San Antonio. Both the mall complex and street expansion have projected completion dates of December 1987.

A brief discussion of the street modifications, the archaeological and historical significance of the study area, and preliminary investigations are presented as an introduction to a description of limited testing. Based on past field ...


Preliminary Data Recovery And Mitigation Plan Archaeological Site 41mx5 Morris County Us 259: From 2.4 Miles North Of Fm 44 To 0.5 Miles South Of Ih 30 Jan 1987

Preliminary Data Recovery And Mitigation Plan Archaeological Site 41mx5 Morris County Us 259: From 2.4 Miles North Of Fm 44 To 0.5 Miles South Of Ih 30

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

In the late 1960s, the Texas Highway Department, now known as the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation, (SDHPT) initiated a plan to reconstruct a portion of US 259 in Morris County, Between FM 144, north of Omaha, Texas, and the Bowie County Line. Reconstruction of this highway section would complete modernization of US 259 and provide a major connection with Interstate 30. The existing highway was to be reconstructed to modern design standards with improvements to vertical alignment and pavement structure. A modern two-lane roadway with 8 ft. surfaced shoulders and a 4 ft. flush median is to ...