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Phase Ii Archaeological Investigations At Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, Brett A. Houk, David L. Nickels Jan 1997

Phase Ii Archaeological Investigations At Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, Brett A. Houk, 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 (UTSA) conducted significance testing at eight prehistoric archaeological sites at Lackland Air Force Base Medina Annex in Bexar County, Texas, for the Department ofthe Air Force under Sections 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act. The Air Force had selected two areas of Medina Annex for possible impact associated with the construction of on-base housing. Alternate 1, the Medina Annex Housing Area, includes sites 41 BXl 088, 41BX1090 and 41BXI091. Alternate 2, the Medina Dog Training Area, includes sites 4IBX1070, 41BXll02, 41 BXII 03 ...


Archaeological Testing Of The New Plaza At Mission San Francisco De La Espada (41bx4), San Antonio, Texas, Kevin J. Gross Jan 1997

Archaeological Testing Of The New Plaza At Mission San Francisco De La Espada (41bx4), San Antonio, Texas, Kevin J. Gross

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

In October 1996, the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of The University of Texas at San Antonio completed archaeological investigations of the eastern portion of the interior compound of Mission San Francisco de la Espada. The archaeological testing was undertaken in advance of the construction of a movie set in the New Plaza of the mission. The staging involved setting up approximately 100 tents, using eight-inch stakes driven about six inches into the ground. Twenty-six shovel tests were excavated across the plaza to locate any culturally sensitive areas which might be affected by the movie set.

Pre-1780 material from the ...


Archaeological Investigations At Promontory Pointe At Stone Oak Ii, Bexar County, Texas, Owen A. Ford Jan 1997

Archaeological Investigations At Promontory Pointe At Stone Oak Ii, Bexar County, Texas, Owen A. Ford

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

The Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted a pedestrian survey and subsurface testing for cultural resources at the proposed Promontory Pointe at Stone Oak II planned unit development, in northern Bexar County. The project was conducted under contract with Great America Companies on October 23 and 25, 1996. Upon completion of the survey and 11 subsurface tests, CAR determined that a light scatter of chipped stone debris was present, but no cultural resources would be impacted along the easements planned for trenching for sewer pipe installation.


Archaeological Survey Of Lackland Air Force Base, Bexar County, Texas, David L. Nickels, David W. Pease, C. Britt Bousman Jan 1997

Archaeological Survey Of Lackland Air Force Base, Bexar County, Texas, David L. Nickels, David W. Pease, C. Britt Bousman

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

The Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted a pedestrian cultural resources survey on 3,860 acres of land at Lackland Air Force Base and Medina Base Annex in Bexar County, Texas. Base boundaries contain parts of three tributaries of the Medina River: Leon Creek, Medio Creek, and the upper reaches of Long Hollow. Limited surveys and shovel testing began in the spring of 1994 in areas slated for development. These were followed by a 100-percent-pedestrian survey with limited shovel testing of the remaining undisturbed and undeveloped areas during the fall of 1994 and ...


Hemisfair Park, San Antonio, Texas: An Archival Study For The Convention Center Expansion, Edgar D. Johnson, I. Waynne Cox, C. Britt Bousman Jan 1997

Hemisfair Park, San Antonio, Texas: An Archival Study For The Convention Center Expansion, Edgar D. Johnson, I. Waynne Cox, C. Britt Bousman

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

In August and September 1996, the Center for Archaeological Research conducted archival research on the proposed Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Expansion in downtown San Antonio, Texas. This area, now in HemisFair Park, was once part of the agricultural fields for the Mission San Antonio de Valero (the Alamo). This report presents a general history of the area, a review of previous archaeological research in HemisFair Park, detailed archival research on nineteenth-century buildings known to be present in the construction area, and recommendations for further archaeological investigations in preparation for the construction of the Convention Center. Also, all known photographs ...


Historical And Archaeological Research Of The Hampton Inn Property In Downtown San Antonio, Marcie Renner Jan 1997

Historical And Archaeological Research Of The Hampton Inn Property In Downtown San Antonio, Marcie Renner

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

The Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted a three-phase investigation of property belonging to Hampton Inns, Inc., in downtown San Antonio, Texas. The first phase, a study of archival records and previous investigations, undertaken in 1989, showed that portions of the Alamo Acequia Madre ran through the property. During Phase II, in 1990, CAR placed five backhoe trenches to assess the remains of the acequia. These investigations showed the acequia to have been disturbed by earlier installation of a storm drain. CAR archaeologists monitored construction activities during Phase III in early 1995. Although ...


“Restoration Of Etz Hayyim Synagogue In Hania”, Samuel D. Gruber Dr. Dec 1996

“Restoration Of Etz Hayyim Synagogue In Hania”, Samuel D. Gruber Dr.

Samuel D. Gruber, Ph.D.

Reviews the World Monuments Fund sponsored restoration of the Etz Hayyim Synagogue in Hania, Crete, led by the late Nikos Stavroulakis.