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Bexar County

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Historical And Archival Documentation For Pioneer Park, Bexar County, San Antonio, Texas, I. Waynne Cox Jan 1990

Historical And Archival Documentation For Pioneer Park, Bexar County, San Antonio, Texas, I. Waynne Cox

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

An archival search was conducted to determine the impact of planned modifications to Pioneer Park, located along the east bank of the San Antonio River, near the intersection of Hildebrand Avenue and Broadway in north San Antonio. It was determined that the planned construction would have no impact on archaeological resources. However, if further alterations to the park are planned, monitoring should be considered.


Archaeological Survey Of The Covel Gardens Landfill Area In San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Daniel R. Potter Jan 1990

Archaeological Survey Of The Covel Gardens Landfill Area In San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Daniel R. Potter

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

In March 1990, archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, conducted a surface survey and subsurface testing at a locality proposed for a landfill by Waste Management of North America, Inc. Survey and testing activities were performed in order to locate and evaluate any archaeological remains which might be affected by landfill construction and operation. In addition, a private collection of artifacts originating from the project area was documented. Prehistoric archaeological remains were encountered in the western portion of the study area, and a new site number was designated for these remains, 41 ...


Archaeological Excavations At The Alamo Acequia, Southwest Hemisfair Plaza, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Anne A. Fox, I. Waynne Cox Jan 1990

Archaeological Excavations At The Alamo Acequia, Southwest Hemisfair Plaza, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Anne A. Fox, I. Waynne Cox

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

In January 1989, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted archaeological testing of the Alamo Acequia Madre at the southwest corner of HemisFair Plaza for the City of San Antonio. Six test trenches were excavated across the ace quia, and it was found that the stone lining on the east wall is, in most areas, in relatively good condition, but the west wall has been removed. The bottom two to three feet of the ace quia contains an accumulation of household trash discarded into it after the acequia ceased to hold water. Above this ...


Property Ownership And Monitoring For The Modification Of Martin And Bowie Streets, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, I. Waynne Cox Jan 1990

Property Ownership And Monitoring For The Modification Of Martin And Bowie Streets, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, I. Waynne Cox

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

In February 1987, the Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted archival research to determine the historic significance of structures in New City Block 552 in downtown San Antonio. One structure, the Gallagher building, proved worthy of preservation. The Center then monitored the demolition of the other standing structures in the area of Martin and Bowie Streets. Limited backhoe trenching was conducted to locate the Acequia Madre, which proved to be outside the property limits. Later, monitoring to the north revealed its location farther to the west.


Investigations At The Vollrath Blacksmith Shop (41bx786), San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, I. Waynne Cox, Maureen J. Brown, Jon Hageman, Clinton Mckenzie Jan 1990

Investigations At The Vollrath Blacksmith Shop (41bx786), San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, I. Waynne Cox, Maureen J. Brown, Jon Hageman, Clinton Mckenzie

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

In May 1988, archival research was initiated to evaluate the archaeological potential of New City Block 102, Lots 10 through 15, in downtown San Antonio, Texas, proposed site of the new Bexar County Justice Center parking garage. The research indicated that the southern portion of Lots 10 and 11 would required further investigation at the 1874 site of Vollrath's blacksmith shop. Field excavations were conducted in August 1988. This report discusses the archival research and the results of the field excavations.


Background Research And Field Monitoring Of Riverwalk Stalls, Downtown San Antonio, Texas, I. Waynne Cox Jan 1990

Background Research And Field Monitoring Of Riverwalk Stalls, Downtown San Antonio, Texas, I. Waynne Cox

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

During the latter part of 1986, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, monitored the construction of a set of Riverwalk stalls constructed in a section of the Riverwalk north of Commerce Street between st. Mary's and Navarro Streets. Excavation was mostly in river bank fill deposited during the construction of the Riverwalk under the Works Project Administration. During excavations, a well was encountered and a part of it was disturbed. A sample of artifacts from the well fill indicated that it was associated with the Nette Drug Store and dated between ca. 1870 ...


Archaeological Monitoring In Connection With The San Antonio Wastewater Facilities Improvements Program, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Anne A. Fox, I. Waynne Cox Jan 1990

Archaeological Monitoring In Connection With The San Antonio Wastewater Facilities Improvements Program, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Anne A. Fox, I. Waynne Cox

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

During 1987-1988, archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research monitored the excavation of trenches for new sewer pipelines within the Mission Parkway Historic/Archeological District in south San Antonio. In locations where the trenches crossed the mission acequias, boring was conducted to carry the line beneath the channel. At the site of an auxiliary building on the Hot Wells Hotel property, the cutting of a trench was monitored, and foundation wall lines were documented by photography and measured drawings.