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Stephen F. Austin State University

Brazoria County

2003

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Archeological Excavation And Reburial Of Unmarked Historic Graves In The Pioneer Cemetary (41bo202), Brazoria County, Texas, Angelina L. Tiné, Douglas K. Boyd Nov 2003

Archeological Excavation And Reburial Of Unmarked Historic Graves In The Pioneer Cemetary (41bo202), Brazoria County, Texas, Angelina L. Tiné, Douglas K. Boyd

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

Three unmarked graves within the predominantly African American Pioneer Cemetery in the City of Brazoria (Brazoria County), Texas, were exhumed and reburied within the cemetery. The graves were located within the right of way of State Highway 332, and were found during an earlier search phase done in conjunction with a planned expansion of the highway. The burial excavations and reburial were done in March and April 2003, by Prewitt and Associates, Inc., for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). The graves contained the remains of three unknown individuals—a young woman (17–23 years old), an older woman (45 ...


Archeological And Geoarcheological Survey Of State Highway 35 Between Angleton And Old Ocean, Brazoria County, Texas, Richard B. Mahoney, David D. Kuehn, Jason D. Weston Jan 2003

Archeological And Geoarcheological Survey Of State Highway 35 Between Angleton And Old Ocean, Brazoria County, Texas, Richard B. Mahoney, David D. Kuehn, Jason D. Weston

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

During March through July 2003, The Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted a cultural resources survey, including geoarcheological studies, along portions of State Highway 35 from Angleton to Old Ocean in Brazoria County, Texas. This survey was conducted under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 3091 and was performed for the Texas Department of Transportation, Environmental Affairs Division. During the early phases of the survey, a Historic Context for the project was developed by Hardy-Heck-Moore, Inc. of Austin, Texas. This Historic Context was used to guide the latter phases of the survey, and is reproduced ...


Archeological Testing Of 41bo185 A Possible Civil War Era Military Camp, West Columbia, Brazoria County, Texas, Diane C. Dismukes Jan 2003

Archeological Testing Of 41bo185 A Possible Civil War Era Military Camp, West Columbia, Brazoria County, Texas, Diane C. Dismukes

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

In November and December 1999, staff from the TxDOT Archeological Studies Program conducted archeological investigations on a portion of site 41BO 185, a reported possible Civil War-era military encampment, within the boundaries of a proposed widening project on SH 35 in Brazoria County. The archeological investigations consisted of a combination backhoe trenching and hand-dug test units excavated across the portion of the site within the project area to locate and identify features and artifact concentrations. The goal of the testing was to determine the integrity of the portion of the site within the Area of Potential Effect (APE) and to ...


Archeological Excavation And Reburial Of Unmarked Historic Graves In The Pioneer Cemetery (41bo202), Brazoria County, Texas, Angela L. Tiné, Douglas K. Boyd Jan 2003

Archeological Excavation And Reburial Of Unmarked Historic Graves In The Pioneer Cemetery (41bo202), Brazoria County, Texas, Angela L. Tiné, Douglas K. Boyd

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

This report signals the completion of a cultural resource consultation process that began several years ago. In 1998, a planning meeting was held between archeologists with the Texas Department of Transportation and the Texas Historical Commission to discuss the planned improvements to State Highway 332 in Brazoria County, Texas, This work required a cultural resources surveys of many segments of the highway, one of which is adjacent to the historic Pioneer Cemetery, a predominantly African American burial ground in the town of Brazoria. Archeological investigations were conducted adjacent to the cemetery but within the highway right of way in 1998 ...