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Stephen F. Austin State University

Brazoria County

2007

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Archeological Survey Of A Portion Of Old Velasco (41b0125) For The Village Of Surfside Beach Proposed Boat Ramp Facility, Brazoria County, Texas, Jennifer K. Mcwilliams, Douglas K. Boyd Jan 2007

Archeological Survey Of A Portion Of Old Velasco (41b0125) For The Village Of Surfside Beach Proposed Boat Ramp Facility, Brazoria County, Texas, Jennifer K. Mcwilliams, Douglas K. Boyd

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

In February 2006 Prewitt and Associates, Inc., conducted an archeological survey of a 5.5-acre property slated for development as a boat ramp and parking lot by the Village of Surfside Beach in Brazoria County, Texas. The property is at the southern end of the Village of Surfside Beach, between City Hall and the U.S. Coast Guard station. The tract overlaps with the western edge of the townsite of Old Velasco (41BO125), which was a prominent port city at the mouth of the Brazos River from the 1820s through 1875. Excavation of 25 trenches revealed historic artifacts associated with ...