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Camp Maxey Iv Archaeological Testing Of Six Sites, Lamar County, Texas, Richard B. Mahoney, Steve A. Tomka, Jason D. Weston, Raymond P. Mauldin Jan 2002

Camp Maxey Iv Archaeological Testing Of Six Sites, Lamar County, Texas, Richard B. Mahoney, Steve A. Tomka, Jason D. Weston, Raymond P. Mauldin

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

From June 14 through July 4, 2001, the Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted National Register of Historic Places eligibility testing of six prehistoric archaeological sites (41LR190, 41LR194, 41LR196, 41LR200, 41LR258, and 41LR259) at Camp Maxey, Lamar County, Texas, under contract with the Texas Army National Guard. The investigations were conducted under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 2180. The Phase II testing fieldwork consisted of the excavation of twelve backhoe trenches and nineteen 1 x 1-m test units across the sites to investigate significant cultural deposits encountered during the previous survey phase. In concert ...


Testing Of Noodle Creek Site 41js102 Jones County, Texas, J. Michael Quigg, Grant D. Smith, Audrey L. Scott, Jeffrey D. Owens Jan 2002

Testing Of Noodle Creek Site 41js102 Jones County, Texas, J. Michael Quigg, Grant D. Smith, Audrey L. Scott, Jeffrey D. Owens

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

Staff Archeologists from the Environmental Affairs Division of Texas Department of Transportation discovered buried cultural resources that constitute archeological site 41JS102, in June and July 2001 at the proposed location of a bridge replacement over Noodle Creek in Jones County, Texas. Shovel testing and backhoe trenching revealed cultural material at 65 cm below the surface. Following this discovery the Texas Department of Transportation made recommendations to the Texas Historical Commission to assess site 41JS 102 and they concurred. In September 2001 archeologists from the Texas Department of Transportation initiated the site assessment phase. Landowner complications halted that work before completion ...


Archeological Testing At Prehistoric Site 41ur36 Upshur County, Texas, Steven Ahr Jan 2002

Archeological Testing At Prehistoric Site 41ur36 Upshur County, Texas, Steven Ahr

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

From September 27-30, 1999, TxDOT archeologists conducted archeological testing of site 41UR36 within the proposed areas of impact for the FM 1002 widening at Glade Creek in Upshur County. Archeologists hand-excavated four 1 -x- 1 -m test units and one 1.5-x-0.5-m test unit. The goal was to assess the integrity of the portion of the site within the Area of Potential Effect (APE) and determine whether it was eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

Relatively few temporally or functionally diagnostic tools were recovered. Except for two Middle Archaic and one Late Archaic Period projectile ...


The Medio Creek Site (41bx1421): National Register Test Excavations, Bexar County, Texas, Richard B. Mahoney Jan 2002

The Medio Creek Site (41bx1421): National Register Test Excavations, Bexar County, Texas, Richard B. Mahoney

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

During April 2001, the Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted National Register of Historic Places eligibility testing for archeological site 41BX1421, located in southwest Bexar County, Texas, under contract with the Texas Department of Transportation. The investigations were conducted under Texas Antiquities Permit Number 2569. The Phase II testing fieldwork consisted of excavation of five test units across the site to investigate cultural deposits encountered during the previous survey phase. A single sheet midden consisting of burned limestone cobbles was encountered across the majority of the site. In concert with the archeological field ...


Archeological Data Recovery Excavations Along Becerra Creek (41wb556), Webb County, Texas, Richard B. Mahoney, Raymond P. Maudlin, Steve A. Tomka Jan 2002

Archeological Data Recovery Excavations Along Becerra Creek (41wb556), Webb County, Texas, Richard B. Mahoney, Raymond P. Maudlin, Steve A. Tomka

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

From June through August 2000, The Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted archeological data recovery for prehistoric site 41WB556, under contract with Texas Department of Transportation. The investigations were conducted under Texas Antiquities Permit Number 2412. The Phase III data recovery consisted of excavation of 64 1-m2 units across the site in order to investigate significant cultural deposits encountered during the previous survey and testing phases. In concert with the archeological field investigations, the following special analyses and studies were performed to aid the determination of site integrity and chronology: geoarcheology, radiocarbon dating ...


San Jacinto Battleground And State Historical Park: A Historical Synthesis And Archaeological Management Plan, I. Waynne Cox, Steve A. Tomka Jan 2002

San Jacinto Battleground And State Historical Park: A Historical Synthesis And Archaeological Management Plan, I. Waynne Cox, Steve A. Tomka

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

The San Jacinto Battleground State Historical Park is located in Harris County, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) east of downtown Houston. The park is situated adjacent the San Jacinto River and about five miles (eight kilometers) northwest of where the river empties into Galveston Bay. The park is comprised of a little over 1,100 acres (hectares) that have been accumulated over the years, beginning in 1883. Management of the park has been in the hands of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department since 1965. The adoption of a new master plan and anticipated park development underscored the need to ...


Data Recovery Excavations At 41bx1412 A Multicomponent Site In Mcallister Park, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Steve A. Tomka Jan 2002

Data Recovery Excavations At 41bx1412 A Multicomponent Site In Mcallister Park, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Steve A. Tomka

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 San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department to conduct data recovery excavations at site 41BX1412 in McAllister Park, northeast San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. Data recovery excavations were initiated at the site in order to mitigate the impact of the construction-related disturbances that would result from the proposed expansion of Bee Tree Drive towards Starcrest Drive at the southeast edge of the park. The expansion of Bee Tree Drive could not be redesigned to avert impact to 41BX1412, a multicomponent archaeological site ...


Ranchers, Farmers, Soldiers, And The Ccc: The Background For Seven Historical Sites At Camp Bowie, Brown County, Texas, John J. Leffler Jan 2002

Ranchers, Farmers, Soldiers, And The Ccc: The Background For Seven Historical Sites At Camp Bowie, Brown County, Texas, John J. Leffler

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

During the mid-1900s, a cultural resources survey of Camp Bowie was conducted by the Environmental Resources Management Branch of the Adjutant General’s Department of Texas (AGTX-EV) which identified a number of historical sites within the camp’s boundaries. These sites included 41BR227, 41BR438, and 41BR266, all of which are sandstone walls; 41BR270 and 41BR477, both of which contain check dams built to control erosion; 41BR290, the remains of a farmstead; and 41BR299, a bunker dating to the World War II era. In 2001 the Center for Archeological Research at the University of Texas at San Antonio contracted with AGTX-EV ...


Archaeological Survey Of Three Land Parcels And Shovel Testing Of Four Sites At Camp Bowie, Brown County, Texas, Russell D. Greaves Jan 2002

Archaeological Survey Of Three Land Parcels And Shovel Testing Of Four Sites At Camp Bowie, Brown County, Texas, Russell D. Greaves

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

Pedestrian survey and shovel testing of three land parcels and shovel testing of four previously identified archaeological sites in Camp Bowie, Brown County, Texas, was performed by the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) at The University of Texas at San Antonio during October and November of 2001. This work, conducted under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 2310, was undertaken as a result of recommendations from Wormser and Sullo-Prewitt (2001) following their archaeological survey and site recording efforts.

Three areas of Camp Bowie were surveyed and shovel tested. Parcel 1 is 74 acres (30 ha) in extent and 46 shovel tests were ...


Archaeological Survey Of Huntsville State Park And Excavations In 41wa47 Walker County, Texas, Russell D. Greaves Jan 2002

Archaeological Survey Of Huntsville State Park And Excavations In 41wa47 Walker County, Texas, Russell D. Greaves

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

Two archaeological field efforts were performed at Huntsville State Park, Walker County, Texas in May and July 2001. An archaeological survey examined the areas to be impacted by rehabilitation and expansion of roads, parking areas, campground pullouts, and utilities (160 acres/65 ha). Additional testing and limited mitigation was performed at 41WA47, a previously identified archaeological site. This work was conducted by the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio in contractual agreement with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPW) under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 2610.

During the archaeological survey, three previously unidentified sites (41WA264, 41WA265 ...


The Medio Creek Site (41bx1421): National Register Test Excavations, Bexar County Texas, Richard B. Mahoney, Raymond P. Mauldin, Barbara A. Meissner Jan 2002

The Medio Creek Site (41bx1421): National Register Test Excavations, Bexar County Texas, Richard B. Mahoney, Raymond P. Mauldin, Barbara A. Meissner

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

During April 2001, the Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted National Register of Historic Places eligibility testing for archeological site 41BX1421, located in southwest Bexar County, Texas, under contract with the Texas Department of Transportation. The investigations were conducted under Texas Antiquities Permit Number 2569. The Phase II testing fieldwork consisted of excavation of five test units across the site to investigate cultural deposits encountered during the previous survey phase. A single sheet midden consisting of burned limestone cobbles was encountered across the majority of the site. In concert with the archeological field ...


Camp Mabry Archaeological Survey And Testing, Travis County, Texas, Richard S. Jones, John J. Leffler Jan 2002

Camp Mabry Archaeological Survey And Testing, Travis County, Texas, Richard S. Jones, John J. Leffler

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

In October 2001, the Center for Archaeological Studies (CAS) was contracted by the Adjutant General’s Department of the Texas Army National Guard (AGTX) to perform a 100% systematic archaeological survey on the grounds of Camp Mabry, in Austin. The project was comprised of a pedestrian survey, extensive shovel testing, and the excavation of two backhoe trenches. The survey resulted in the discovery of an 8 x 8-meter prehistoric site, 41TV1954. In addition, two previously recorded archaeological sites (41TV1667 and 41TV1722) were revisited, and shovel tests were excavated in order to reevaluate and document cultural resources and site boundaries. Based ...


Archaeological Investigations At The Last Spanish Colonial Mission Establised On The Texas Frontier: Nuestra Senora Del Rufugio (41rf1), Refugio County, Texas, Cynthia L. Tennis Jan 2002

Archaeological Investigations At The Last Spanish Colonial Mission Establised On The Texas Frontier: Nuestra Senora Del Rufugio (41rf1), Refugio County, Texas, Cynthia L. Tennis

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

Between 1998 and 1999, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, conducted archaeological investigations at the Spanish Colonial-period Mission Nuestra Señora del Refugio, located in Refugio County, in southern Texas. This project was conducted under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 2025. The initial phase of the excavations concentrated along US 77, in the TxDOT right-of-way, and the subsequent work conducted led to the exhumation of 165 burials, the discovery of the location of the 1796 church and the associated mission compound features.

The excavations and subsequent analyses were guided by several research questions focused on shedding ...