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Archeological Significance Testing At 41bx17/271, The Granberg Site: A Multi-Component Site Along The Salado Creek In Bexar County, Texas, Cynthia M. Munoz, Raymond P. Mauldin, Jennifer L. Thompson, S. Christopher Caran, Linda Scott Cummings, J. Philip Dering, Mary E. Malainey, Al Mcgraw, Tom Mckern, Manuel Palacios-Fest, Barbara Meissner, Barbara Winsborough, Chad Yost Jan 2011

Archeological Significance Testing At 41bx17/271, The Granberg Site: A Multi-Component Site Along The Salado Creek In Bexar County, Texas, Cynthia M. Munoz, Raymond P. Mauldin, Jennifer L. Thompson, S. Christopher Caran, Linda Scott Cummings, J. Philip Dering, Mary E. Malainey, Al Mcgraw, Tom Mckern, Manuel Palacios-Fest, Barbara Meissner, Barbara Winsborough, Chad Yost

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 conducted archeological significance testing at 41BX17, the Granberg Site, from January to March 2006. The testing was conducted for the Texas Department of Transportation, Environmental Affairs Division (TxDOT-ENV). The Granberg Site sits on the eastern flood terrace of the Salado Creek south of Loop 410 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. Planned road improvements including installation of a storm sewer line and a water main prompted the need to assess whether (1) cultural deposits including human remains still exist after previous testing and (2) if the ...


Intensive Cultural Resources Survey Of The Proposed Wurzbach Parkway Extension Project From Blanco Road To Wetmore Road, Bexar County, Texas, Mary Jo Galindo, Kevin A. Miller Jan 2010

Intensive Cultural Resources Survey Of The Proposed Wurzbach Parkway Extension Project From Blanco Road To Wetmore Road, Bexar County, Texas, Mary Jo Galindo, Kevin A. Miller

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

SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) conducted an intensive cultural resources survey on behalf of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), of the proposed Wurzbach Parkway Extension Project in San Antonio, Texas. TxDOT proposes to extend the existing Wurzbach Parkway approximately 5.3 miles between Farm-to-Market Road (FM) 2696 (Blanco Road) and Wetmore Road. The undertaking involves the new construction of a four-lane divided roadway within an approximately 250-foot right-of-way (ROW) that is state-owned property. Overall, the Area of Potential Effects (APE) is 27,984 feet long, 250 feet wide, and maximally 10 feet deep. Additionally, the APE covers roughly 51.77 ...


Archaeological Monitoring Of The Urban Reach Section Of The San Antonio River Improvement Project:Archaeological Monitoring Of The Urban Reach Section Of The San Antonio River Improvement Project, Kristi M. Ulrich, Barbara A. Meissner, Maria Watson Pfeiffer Jan 2009

Archaeological Monitoring Of The Urban Reach Section Of The San Antonio River Improvement Project:Archaeological Monitoring Of The Urban Reach Section Of The San Antonio River Improvement Project, Kristi M. Ulrich, Barbara A. Meissner, Maria Watson Pfeiffer

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

Between May of 2007 and February of 2009, archaeologists monitored the removal of soil from the banks of the San Antonio River in preparation for the Riverwalk expansion between the Lexington Avenue Dam to Josephine Street Bridge. The project was part of the Museum “Urban” Reach portion of the San Antonio River Improvements Project. The Center for Archaeological Research at the University of Texas at San Antonio was contracted by Ford, Powell and Carson Architects & Planners, Inc. This work was complete under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 5377, issued by the Texas Historical Commission. Several features were uncovered during the excavations ...


Archaeological Survey Of The Paloma Subdivision, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa Jan 2009

Archaeological Survey Of The Paloma Subdivision, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa

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

The Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an archaeological survey for the Paloma Subdivision in Bexar County, Texas. The project area is located in east Bexar County and consisted of approximately 328 acres. During the survey, 85 shovel tests were excavated and sites 41BX1792, 41BX1793, 41BX1794, and 41BX1795 were identified and recorded. Two of the sites possessed prehistoric components (41BX1792 and 41BX1793). A temporal affiliation was not discernable for 41BX1793 but one diagnostic (stem of an Edwards projectile point) was recovered from 41BX1792 dating the site to the Late Prehistoric. 41BX1794 and 41BX1795 ...


Archaeological Survey For The Planned First Responders Academy, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa Jan 2009

Archaeological Survey For The Planned First Responders Academy, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa

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

The Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio performed an archaeological survey for the planned First Responder Academy, Bexar County, Texas. The work was conducted for O’Neil Conrad Oppelt Architects, Inc. As a result of the archaeological survey two new sites were recorded. 41BX1789, a historic site, consisted of a historic structure along with household debris. 41BX1790, identified as a prehistoric site, consisted of a light scatter of lithic debitage and burned rock. One of the Medina Lake irrigation canals runs along the perimeter of the project area and many areas are inundated due ...


Archaeological Services Associated With Improvements To Miraflores At Brackenridge Park,San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Kristi M. Ulrich Jan 2008

Archaeological Services Associated With Improvements To Miraflores At Brackenridge Park,San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Kristi M. Ulrich

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

In September and October of 2008, the Center for Archaeological Research carried out archaeological testing of Miraflores Park located on Hildebrand Ave between the San Antonio River and the AT&T parking lot. A total of 122 shovel tests were excavated within the project area on a modified 10 x 10 m grid. In addition to the shovel tests, four 50 x 50 cm units and one 50 x 100 cm test unit were excavated to gain more information of certain areas. Four hand-excavated trenches were dug within the project area in order to uncover encountered features. Testing revealed a ...


Report On The Archaeological Investigations Conducted Between 1992 And 1993 At The Alamo Sales Museum (41bx6) Bexar County, Texas, Steve A. Tomka, Anne A. Fox, Antonia L. Figueroa, Jennifer L. Thompson Jan 2008

Report On The Archaeological Investigations Conducted Between 1992 And 1993 At The Alamo Sales Museum (41bx6) Bexar County, Texas, Steve A. Tomka, Anne A. Fox, Antonia L. Figueroa, Jennifer L. Thompson

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

Lone Star Archaeological Services, under the direction of Alton K. Briggs, conducted archaeological investigations in the vicinity and under the Sales Museum preceding the Sales Museum expansion project. The work was carried out between July 1991 and April 1993 under Texas Antiquities Committee permit number 1033 with Briggs serving as the Principal Investigator. Following the completion of the fieldwork, Briggs submitted several draft reports in order to fulfill permit requirements. The Texas Historical Commission rejected the draft reports and the permit lapsed into default. In 2003, the Center for Archaeological Research acquired the collection of artifacts recovered during the project ...


An Intensive Pedestrian Archaeological Survey Of The Salado Creek Greenway, Wetmore Avenue To Eisenhauer Road, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas Phase Ii: N. E. Loop 410 To Wetmore Avenue, Antonia L. Figueroa Jan 2008

An Intensive Pedestrian Archaeological Survey Of The Salado Creek Greenway, Wetmore Avenue To Eisenhauer Road, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas Phase Ii: N. E. Loop 410 To Wetmore Avenue, Antonia L. Figueroa

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 conducted an intensive pedestrian archaeological survey of the Salado Creek Greenway project located in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas to fulfill contract requirements with Adams Environmental, Inc. of San Antonio. The survey was conducted under the requirements of the City of San Antonio Unified Development Code Chapter 35, Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966, and the Texas Antiquities Code. The survey was performed under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 4561, with Dr. Raymond Mauldin, CAR Assistant Director, serving as Principal Investigator and ...


Archeological Survey For The Loop 410 Improvements Project City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Barbara A. Meissner, Karla J. Córdova Jan 2008

Archeological Survey For The Loop 410 Improvements Project City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Barbara A. Meissner, Karla J. Córdova

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 was contracted by the HNTB Corporation (contracted by TxDOT) in 2000 to conduct an archeological survey of the proposed Loop 410 Improvements Project, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. The Area of Potential Effect (APE) is the current ROW and the proposed new ROW along Loop 410 and the three highways intersected by the loop. The project area is located along the southwestern portion of Loop 410 beginning about 0.61 miles northeast of FM 3487 (Culebra Road) and ending 2.25 miles east of IH 35 ...


National Register Of Historic Places (Nrhp) Eligibility Testing Of 41bx1749, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa Jan 2008

National Register Of Historic Places (Nrhp) Eligibility Testing Of 41bx1749, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa

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 conducted National Register of Historic Places eligibility testing at archeological site 41BX1749 located in southwest Bexar County, Texas. The work was completed under a contract with the HNTB Corporation (contracted by TxDOT) as part of the proposed Loop 410 Southwest Improvement Project, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. Testing of the site included mechanical auger boring, backhoe trenching and three 1-x-1 meter test units. The archeological work was conducted under Texas Antiquities Committee permit #4679 with Jennifer L. Thompson serving as Principal Investigator. Testing concluded that 41BX1749 ...


Backhoe Trenching On The Banks Of The Old San Antonio River At Pyron Avenue, City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jon J. Dowling Jan 2008

Backhoe Trenching On The Banks Of The Old San Antonio River At Pyron Avenue, City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jon J. Dowling

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

On December 5, 2007, the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) at the University of Texas San Antonio conducted archaeological investigations, by means of backhoe trenching, where Pyron Avenue intersects with Old San Antonio River channel within the footprint of the proposed South Area Lift Station elimination project. Investigations at this location were carried out under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 4732, under contract Bain Medina Bain Inc. to meet compliance with the City of San Antonio’s Unified Code of Development and the requirements of the Texas Antiquities Code. CAR personnel monitored backhoe excavations on the banks of the Old San ...


Archeological Testing Of The Pavo Real Site (41bx52), San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Charles D. Frederick Jan 2008

Archeological Testing Of The Pavo Real Site (41bx52), San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Charles D. Frederick

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

The Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) at the University of Texas at San Antonio performed archeological testing at the Pavo Real site (41BX52) between November 2006 and June 2007 for HNTB. The purpose of archeological testing was to determine the depth of construction fill and the presence, location and, if possible, condition, of any remnant archeological deposits. Proposed improvements along Loop 1604 include bridge bents that will be constructed east of Leon Creek and west of the IH-10/Loop 1604 interchange overpass. Impacts associated with proposed improvements will occur within the boundaries and in the immediate vicinity of 41BX52. Archeological ...


Archaeological Reconnaissance And Survey Of The Northeast Lakeview College Campus, Live Oak, Bexar County, Texas, Kristi M. Ulrich Jan 2008

Archaeological Reconnaissance And Survey Of The Northeast Lakeview College Campus, Live Oak, Bexar County, Texas, Kristi M. Ulrich

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

Starting in October of 2008, the Center for Archaeological Research carried out a 100 percent archaeological survey of the proposed Northeast Lakeview College campus in the City of Live Oak in northeast Bexar County, Texas. A total of 102 shovel tests were excavated within the project area. Site 41BX15 was revisited to determine the condition of the site. Three new sites were identified during the course of the survey. 41BX1758 is a prehistoric site of unknown temporal affiliation consisting of debitage, burned rock and a biface. 41BX1759 is a prehistoric site of unknown temporal affiliation consisting of a retouched flake ...


An Archaeological Survey Of The South Salado Creek Greenway: Rigsby Avenue To Southside Lion's Park East, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Leonard Kemp, Bruce K. Moses Jan 2008

An Archaeological Survey Of The South Salado Creek Greenway: Rigsby Avenue To Southside Lion's Park East, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Leonard Kemp, Bruce K. Moses

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

In October and November of 2007, The Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an intensive pedestrian archaeological survey of the South Salado Creek located in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. The work was conducted in advance of construction of a multi-use greenway trail between Rigsby Avenue to Southside Lion’s Park East along the Salado Creek proposed by the Parks and Recreation Department of the City of San Antonio and to fulfill contract requirements with Rehler, Vaughn & Koone, Inc. (RVK) of San Antonio. RVK, in turn, was hired by the City of ...


Archaeological Investigations Of The City Of San Antonio Nursery And San Antonio Zoo Eagle Railroad Tract Realignment Project, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa Jan 2008

Archaeological Investigations Of The City Of San Antonio Nursery And San Antonio Zoo Eagle Railroad Tract Realignment Project, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa

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

The Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) conducted mechanical augering on land that was used for the former City of San Antonio Nursery and Parks and Maintenance Facility. Furthermore, a surface inspection of the San Antonio Zoo Eagle mini-track proposed re-alignment was also conducted. During investigations prehistoric site 41BX1773 was recorded in the northern section of the APE. Only one piece of fire-cracked rock and a railroad spike were collected during the surface inspection along the proposed San Antonio Zoo Eagle re-alignment. Archaeological investigations were conducted under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 4647 ...


Intensive Pedestrian Survey Of The Phase Ii Portion Of The Medina River Park Trail, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa Jan 2008

Intensive Pedestrian Survey Of The Phase Ii Portion Of The Medina River Park Trail, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa

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

The Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio performed an intensive pedestrian survey of the Phase II portion of the Medina River Park Trail, Bexar County, Texas in January 2008. The proposed Phase II trail corridor starts at Applewhite Road and runs approximately 3.75 miles to the vicinity of Neal Road, south of the Medina River. Eight previously recorded sites were revisited during the archaeological investigations that include 41BX545, 41BX546, 41BX533, 41BX531, 41BX537, 41BX538, 41BX833 and 41BX831. No new sites were encountered during the archaeological survey. The portions of the State Archaeological Landmark sites ...


Intensive Linear Pedestrian Survey Of Callaghan Road Between Ingram And Bandera Roads And Along Zarzamora Creek, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jennifer L. Thompson Jan 2007

Intensive Linear Pedestrian Survey Of Callaghan Road Between Ingram And Bandera Roads And Along Zarzamora Creek, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jennifer L. Thompson

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

November 15 and 16, 2006, The Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an intensive survey of 3.5 miles of Callaghan Road between Ingram and Bandera Roads and along Zarzamora Creek in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. The City of San Antonio is planning to widen this section of Callaghan Road and to re-channelize Zarzamora Creek north of Callaghan Road to alleviate flooding in the area. The intensive linear survey was conducted under the Texas Antiquities Permit No. 4320 with Steve A. Tomka serving as Principal Investigator and Jennifer L Thompson as Project ...


Archaeological Inventory Of 216 Acres Of Martindale Army Aviation Support Facility, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Cynthia M. Munoz Jan 2007

Archaeological Inventory Of 216 Acres Of Martindale Army Aviation Support Facility, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Cynthia M. Munoz

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

During the fall of 2006 (October 24 through November 3, 2006), the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an archaeological inventory of the Army National Guard Martindale Army Aviation Support Facility (AASF) located in Bexar County, Texas for the Adjutant General’s Office. No plans for construction on the facility are proposed.

The work was performed under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 4272, with Dr. Raymond Mauldin, CAR Assistant Director, serving as Principal Investigator and Cynthia Moore Munoz serving as the Project Archaeologist. The inventory consisted of a 100 percent pedestrian survey accompanied ...


Intensive Pedestrian Survey Associated With The Enclave Gardens Development Project, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jennifer L. Thompson Jan 2007

Intensive Pedestrian Survey Associated With The Enclave Gardens Development Project, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jennifer L. Thompson

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

On May 16, 2007, the Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an archaeological survey of six acres on the Enclave Garden property located in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. The archaeological work was completed for Enclave Gardens, Ltd., in cooperation with Hogan Real Estate Services who planned the construction of a housing development project on the property. Because Olmos Creek runs along the southern property boundary, the City Historic Preservation Office in San Antonio recommended archaeological investigations prior to construction in accordance with the San Antonio Uniform Development Code. There are no federal ...


San Antonio Mission Trails Statewide Transportation Enhancement Project Volume Ii Construction Packages 2 And 3: Archaeological Testing And Monitoring Construction Of The Mission Trails Hike And Bike Trails, City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Barbara A. Meissner, I. Waynne Cox, Jason D. Weston, Bruce K. Moses Jan 2007

San Antonio Mission Trails Statewide Transportation Enhancement Project Volume Ii Construction Packages 2 And 3: Archaeological Testing And Monitoring Construction Of The Mission Trails Hike And Bike Trails, City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Barbara A. Meissner, I. Waynne Cox, Jason D. Weston, Bruce K. Moses

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

Beginning in October 1998, the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) provided archival research and archaeological services to the City of San Antonio and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) as part of the Mission Trails Statewide Transportation Enhancement Project. The project was intended to create a hike and bike trail system connecting the five Spanish missions in San Antonio. The trail should provide easier access to the missions for visitors, allow easier access to pleasant places to walk and cycle, and greatly improve the condition of some of the city streets ...


Additional Phase Ii Testing At 41bx323 In Brackenridge Park, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Jon J. Dowling Jan 2007

Additional Phase Ii Testing At 41bx323 In Brackenridge Park, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Jon J. Dowling

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

The Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio (CAR-UTSA) conducted eligibility testing on the southeast portion of 41BX323, Bexar County, Texas from September 6 to September 14, 2007. CAR was contracted by Lake/Flato Architects to conduct eligibility testing on a previously uninvestigated portion of site 41BX323. Lake/Flato Architects have been contracted by the City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department for the construction of a proposed parking garage facility. The proposed improvements will be impacting the southeastern portions of State Archaeological Landmark (SAL) site 41BX323. The primary goal of the excavations was ...


Archaeological Testing For The Walker Ranch Park Bridge Project (41bx1271), San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Barbara A. Meissner Jan 2006

Archaeological Testing For The Walker Ranch Park Bridge Project (41bx1271), San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Barbara A. Meissner

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

In April 2006 the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of the University of Texas at San Antonio was contracted by the Parks and Recreation Department of the City of San Antonio to perform subsurface investigations within the boundaries of site 41BX1251, in north-central San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. The purpose of the testing was to learn if the concrete abutment of a planned pedestrian bridge over Salado Creek would impact significant archaeological deposits in this site, which is a part of the Walker Ranch National Historic District.

Five shovel tests and one backhoe trench were excavated. The shovel tests were ...


Archaeological Survey Of The North Salado Greenway Belt, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Kristi M. Ulrich Jan 2006

Archaeological Survey Of The North Salado Greenway Belt, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Kristi M. Ulrich

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

A pedestrian survey was conducted in March and May of 2006 along a portion of Salado Creek located between Blanco Road and Huebner Road in the northern part of San Antonio. The Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio, in conjunction with volunteers from the South Texas Archeological Association, carried out the survey to fulfill the requirements of the contract with Rehler Vaughn and Koone, Inc., of San Antonio. The work was conducted in advanced of construction of hike and bike trails proposed by the Parks and Recreation Department of the City of San Antonio ...


Archaeological Testing Associated With The Stabilization Of Room 4 At Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jennifer L. Thompson Jan 2006

Archaeological Testing Associated With The Stabilization Of Room 4 At Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jennifer L. Thompson

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

In May 2006, The Center for Archaeological Research excavated one test unit at the exterior north wall of Room 4, west of the chimney at Mission San Juan Capistrano. The excavation occurred to assess the condition of the foundation and the dimensions of a more recent concrete footing before restoration of the collapsed north wall. The excavation found disturbed deposits throughout the test unit, but was able to locate and record the architectural features for Ford, Powell, and Carson, Architects and Planners, Inc., the project sponsors. A composite map of all excavations conducted at the mission since 1931 is included ...


Intensive Pedestrian Survey Along The Banks Of The San Antonio River: Museum “Urban” Reach Section Of The San Antonio River Improvements Project, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Kristi M. Ulrich, Christopher Caran, Charles A. Speer Jan 2006

Intensive Pedestrian Survey Along The Banks Of The San Antonio River: Museum “Urban” Reach Section Of The San Antonio River Improvements Project, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Kristi M. Ulrich, Christopher Caran, Charles A. Speer

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

In the spring and fall of 2005, the Center for Archaeological Research at the University of Texas at San Antonio carried out reconnaissance and intensive pedestrian survey of the Museum “Urban” Reach portion of the San Antonio River Improvements Project in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. The excavation of eight backhoe trenches and the stratigraphy of 17 auger boreholes revealed the San Antonio River and adjacent properties have been modified extensively since Spanish Colonial settlement. Due to the extensive modifications, the likelihood of encountering prehistoric and early historic sites along the Museum Reach portion of the San Antonio River is ...


Archaeological Testing At The Selma Stagecoach Stop And Post Office (41bx1409), Bexar County, Texas, David L. Nickels, José E. Zapata Jan 2005

Archaeological Testing At The Selma Stagecoach Stop And Post Office (41bx1409), Bexar County, Texas, David L. Nickels, José E. Zapata

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 Selma, Texas—under Texas Antiquities Committee Permit No. 2395—for the purpose of conducting limited shovel testing and test excavations at the Selma Stagecoach Stop/Post Office. The building is to be restored to serve as one element of a planned historic park. Shovel testing was conducted in May 2000 on a 8,250 square foot area (766.4 m2) surrounding the stagecoach stop structure. The purpose of the shovel tests was to assess the presence of intact archaeological deposits below ...


Archaeological Survey And Archival Research Of The Naegelin Tract (41bx1600) In San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jennifer L. Thompson, Antonia L. Figueroa Jan 2005

Archaeological Survey And Archival Research Of The Naegelin Tract (41bx1600) In San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Jennifer L. Thompson, Antonia L. Figueroa

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

On December 2 and 3, 2004, the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) conducted a Phase I survey of the 108-acre Naegelin Tract in northwest Bexar County, Texas, for Raba-Kistner Consultants, Inc. The proposed development consists of extending De Zavala Road through the southern portion of the tract and Kyle Seale Road through the eastern margin of the tract. Drainage easements are planned to cross through the center of the property and also along the northern and eastern margins of the tract.

Thirty-six shovel tests were excavated along 30-meter transects and in areas considered to have high or moderate probability of ...


Test Excavations And Monitoring At 41bx1598 A Multicomponent Historic Site In Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Raymond P. Mauldin Jan 2005

Test Excavations And Monitoring At 41bx1598 A Multicomponent Historic Site In Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Raymond P. Mauldin

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

From September through December of 2003, the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) at The University of Texas at San Antonio performed archaeological testing and monitoring at site 41BX1598, the location for the proposed San Fernando Community Center. The site is adjacent to Military Plaza in downtown San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. The work performed by CAR was done under contract with the San Antonio Archdiocese, and was conducted in accordance with and under the jurisdiction of the City Preservation Ordinance (Article VI, Historic Preservation and Urban Design, City of San Antonio, Unified Development Code). Dr. Steve Tomka served as the ...


Intensive Pedestrain Survey Of Three Tracts To Be Impacted By The Planned Expansion Of The San Antonio International Airport, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Jennifer L. Thompson Jan 2005

Intensive Pedestrain Survey Of Three Tracts To Be Impacted By The Planned Expansion Of The San Antonio International Airport, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Jennifer L. Thompson

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

During the months of March and April 2005, the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted a 100 percent intensive pedestrian survey of three tracts of land (totaling 210 acres) for Adams Environmental, Inc. The project area is located within the boundaries of the San Antonio International Airport and the tracts are owned by the City of San Antonio Department of Aviation. The tracts represent the planned locations for the expansion of two runways and land development adjacent to them. The goal of the archaeological survey was to identify and document all prehistoric ...


Archeological Testing Associated With Thestabilization Of The Convento At Mission San Juan Capistrano (41bx5), San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Karla J. Córdova, Antonia L. Figueroa, Kristi M. Ulrich, Johanna M. Hunziker Jan 2005

Archeological Testing Associated With Thestabilization Of The Convento At Mission San Juan Capistrano (41bx5), San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Karla J. Córdova, Antonia L. Figueroa, Kristi M. Ulrich, Johanna M. Hunziker

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

In January and April, 2005, the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted test excavations at Mission San Juan Capistrano (41BX5) for the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park of the National Park Service. The site is located approximately eight miles south of downtown San Antonio on the left bank of the San Antonio River.

The purpose of the excavations was to provide information on the nature and content of the subsurface deposits in preparation for a major stabilization campaign around the convento at Mission San Juan that will result in the installation ...