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Archaeological And Historical Investigations At The West End Of The Martin And Bowie Streets Connections, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Bruce A. Nightengale, Anne A. Fox, I. Waynne Cox Jan 1989

Archaeological And Historical Investigations At The West End Of The Martin And Bowie Streets Connections, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Bruce A. Nightengale, Anne A. Fox, I. Waynne Cox

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

Test excavations were conducted in November 1987 by the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio at the site of a planned relocation of the eastbound lanes of Martin Street in downtown San Antonio. The lots in question were located on the north side of the early town site, and were known to have contained the residence of Thaddeus Smith, the county clerk for Bexar County in the last half of the 19th century. Testing was done by backhoe and by controlled hand excavations.

Testing was done in relation to each of the three structures that ...