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110- Geophysical And Archaeological Survey Of Lake Bluff Park, St. Joseph, Michigan, Michael Nassaney, William Sauck Feb 2007

110- Geophysical And Archaeological Survey Of Lake Bluff Park, St. Joseph, Michigan, Michael Nassaney, William Sauck

Reports of Investigations

Geophysical and archaeological surveys were conducted in a segment of Lake Bluff Park immediately west of Lake Boulevard in St. Joseph, Michigan during Fall 2005. The surveys were conducted because background research had indicated the potential for archaeological remains in the project area, particularly the construction of Fort Miami in the vicinity in 1679 and encounters with human burials along the bluff edge in the nineteenth century. The City of St. Joseph requested the survey to avoid disturbing potentially significant subsurface remains during excavations to replace utility lines beneath Lake Boulevard.

Sixteen geophysical blocks were surveyed, comprising approximately 35% of ...


105-Phase I Archaeological Assessment Of The Coldbrook Ada Upgrade, Coldbrook Park, Kalamazoo County, Michigan (Er-940188), William M. Cremin, Arthur Desjardins Jan 1994

105-Phase I Archaeological Assessment Of The Coldbrook Ada Upgrade, Coldbrook Park, Kalamazoo County, Michigan (Er-940188), William M. Cremin, Arthur Desjardins

Reports of Investigations

On 16 Jul 94, authorization (P.O. #35356) was received from the Office of County Controller for a Phase I archaeological survey of the proposed ADA upgrade at Coldbrook Park in Section 34 of Charleston Township (T2S R9W), Kalamazoo County, Michigan. A literature and site file search was initiated, and on 18 Jul onsite evaluation of the project area was undertaken in order to determine whether the proposed construction activity would adversely impact potentially significant archaeological resources.

Inasmuch as a grant application to fund the proposed construction activity was pending, and the results of our research were entirely negative, our ...


106-Phase I Archaeological Assessment Of The Taube Road Site (West Parcel), Ne 1/4 And Nw 1/4 Of Section 1, Hagar Township (T3s R18w), Berrien County, Michigan (Er-930129), William M. Cremin, Arthur Desjardins Jan 1994

106-Phase I Archaeological Assessment Of The Taube Road Site (West Parcel), Ne 1/4 And Nw 1/4 Of Section 1, Hagar Township (T3s R18w), Berrien County, Michigan (Er-930129), William M. Cremin, Arthur Desjardins

Reports of Investigations

Upon receipt of a request for a proposal and budget from Ms. Lara Spears of ASTI (consultant) and acceptance of same by Mr. Edward J. clements of TechniSand (owner), authorizing a Phase I survey of property located on Taube Road in Berrien county, Michigan, a team of researchers commenced a literature and site file search, looked over information on the property provided by ASTI, and on 24-25 Sep 94 conducted on-site evaluation in order to determine whether the proposed development would have an adverse impact on potentially significant archaeological resources. There follows a report of our research program, together with ...


104-Preliminary Assessment Of Archaeobotanical Remains From The Phase Ii Testing Of Sites In The New Lenox Park District Archaeological Project, New Lenox, Illinois (Midwest Archaeological Research Services), William M. Cremin Jan 1994

104-Preliminary Assessment Of Archaeobotanical Remains From The Phase Ii Testing Of Sites In The New Lenox Park District Archaeological Project, New Lenox, Illinois (Midwest Archaeological Research Services), William M. Cremin

Reports of Investigations

In late 1993, Midwest Archaeological Research Services {MARS) conducted limited test excavations at a series of sites recorded earlier during Phase I reconnaissance survey of a 200 acre parcel for the New Lenox Park District in Will County, Illinois. The study area (located in the NE 1/4 of Section 15; the NW 1/4, NW 1/4 of section 14; and the sw 1/4, SE 1/4, sw 1/4, SE 1/4 of Section 10, New Lenox Township (T35N, R11E), for the most part, lies south and on the inside of a sweeping bend in the course ...


103-Report Of The April 1993 Archaeological Survey Of The Little John Site (20ae344) In Allegan Township, Allegan County, Michigan, Arthur J. Desjardins Jan 1993

103-Report Of The April 1993 Archaeological Survey Of The Little John Site (20ae344) In Allegan Township, Allegan County, Michigan, Arthur J. Desjardins

Reports of Investigations

In the Fall of 1992, Mr. Mark Horn contacted the Anthropology Department at Western Michigan University regarding property he owns in Allegan County, Michigan. In his assessment, this property exhibited a significant amount of prehistoric cultural material on the surface, and he felt that it might warrant formalized archaeological investigation. Additionally, Mr. Horn, a school teacher in Allegan, asked about the possibility of including his stndents in any future fieldwork that might be conducted on his property. This information was recieved by Dr. William Cremin of the Anthropology Department, who took the matter under consideration as a potential undertaking for ...


102-Phase I Archaeological Assessment Of The Riverfront Walk-Brookside Park Project, City Of Otsego, Michigan, William M. Cremin Jan 1993

102-Phase I Archaeological Assessment Of The Riverfront Walk-Brookside Park Project, City Of Otsego, Michigan, William M. Cremin

Reports of Investigations

Upon verbal receipt of authorization from Ms. Jennifer Antel of the Office of City Manager, Otsego, Michigan to conduct a Phase I archaeological survey along the Kalamazoo River in Section 23 of Otsego Township (T1N R12W) where the City proposes to create a recreational walkway, the Principal Investigator initiated a literature and site file search and his associated on 17 May undertook an-site evaluation of the project area in order to determine whether the proposed activity would adversely impact potentially significant archaeological resources. Two days later Ms. Antel and the Office of State Archaeologist, Bureau of History, Michigan Department of ...


101-Phase I Archaeological Assessment Of Two Parcels Totaling 375 Acres In The Gourdneck State Game Area, Sections 19 And 20, Portage Township, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, William M. Cremin, Timothy D. Knapp, Daniel B. Goatley Jan 1992

101-Phase I Archaeological Assessment Of Two Parcels Totaling 375 Acres In The Gourdneck State Game Area, Sections 19 And 20, Portage Township, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, William M. Cremin, Timothy D. Knapp, Daniel B. Goatley

Reports of Investigations

Pursuant to the establishment of a cooperative agreement between the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Western Michigan University (with the project period beginning 24 Jan 92 and extending through 30 Apr 92) authorizing a Phase I archaeological study of two parcels aggregating 375 acres of the Gourdneck State Game Area, Portage Township, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, archaeologists in the Department of Anthropology initiated a literature, documents, and site file search and between 2 Mar- 10 Apr conducted on-site evaluation of the project area in order to determine whether any potentially significant resources were present. There follows a report of our ...


98-An Inventory Of Artifacts And Summary Of Communications Found In The Collections Of The Kalamazoo Public Museum And Associated With The Historic Period Indian Cemetery (2dkz118) Along The Kalamazoo River In Section 27, Comstock Township, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, William M. Cremin Jan 1991

98-An Inventory Of Artifacts And Summary Of Communications Found In The Collections Of The Kalamazoo Public Museum And Associated With The Historic Period Indian Cemetery (2dkz118) Along The Kalamazoo River In Section 27, Comstock Township, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, William M. Cremin

Reports of Investigations

In 1989, I received a call from Cheryl Lyon-Jenness of the Kalamazoo Public Museum who requested that I examine a collection of Historic Period Indian artifacts that museum personnel desired to prepare for exhibition. She informed me that the museum had purchased the collection from an area resident same years ago and that the documentation surrounding the purchase suggested that it had been retrieved from an Indian burial ground on the Kalamazoo River.

My examination of the items comprising the collection did indeed reveal that these were objects of personal adornment such as are typically found with human remains of ...


99-A Report Of Significant Data Recovered From Features 6 And 48 On Site 2dbe410 During Archaeological Investigations Undertaken By Western Michigan University In The Lower Galien River Valley Of Southwest Michigan, William M. Cremin, Gregory R. Walz, Daniel B. Goatley Jan 1991

99-A Report Of Significant Data Recovered From Features 6 And 48 On Site 2dbe410 During Archaeological Investigations Undertaken By Western Michigan University In The Lower Galien River Valley Of Southwest Michigan, William M. Cremin, Gregory R. Walz, Daniel B. Goatley

Reports of Investigations

During Spring 1990, archaeologists from Western Michigan University conducted test excavations at a series of site loci occupying morainal uplands overlooking the wetland-choked Lower Galien River in the southwest corner of Lower Michigan. While the results of our program of research have been previously reported (Cremin 1990), it is our intent here to elaborate upon the potential significance of two observations made on site 20BE410 and not included in the project completion report prepared last year. Specifically, we refer to the recovery of a carbOnized kernel of developed Eastern Complex maize or corn retrieved from deep within Feature 6, a ...


100-An Archaeological Survey Of The Kenzie Creek-Valley Power Transmission Line In Cass And Van Buren Counties, Michigan, William M. Cremin, Gregory R. Walz, Timoth D. Knapp Jan 1991

100-An Archaeological Survey Of The Kenzie Creek-Valley Power Transmission Line In Cass And Van Buren Counties, Michigan, William M. Cremin, Gregory R. Walz, Timoth D. Knapp

Reports of Investigations

Pursuant to the establishment of a cooperative agreement between Indiana Michigan Power Company of Fort Wayne, Indiana (dated 23 Apr 91) and Western Michigan University (accepted on 30 Apr 91) authorizing a Phase I archaeological assessment of the Kenzie Creek-Valley power transmission line in Cass and Van Buren counties, Michigan, archaeologists in t~e Department of Anthropology initiated a literature, documents, and site file search and between 1-6 May conducted on-site evaluation of the project area in order to determine whether proposed construction activities would have an adverse impact on potentially significant archaeological resources. There follows a report of our ...


97-Phase I Archaeological Assessment Of Jean Klock Park, City Of Benton Harbor, Michigan, William M. Cremin, Gregory R. Walz Jan 1990

97-Phase I Archaeological Assessment Of Jean Klock Park, City Of Benton Harbor, Michigan, William M. Cremin, Gregory R. Walz

Reports of Investigations

Upon receipt of authorization From the City of Benton Harbor (dated 17 Sep 90) and The Troyer Group (dated 20 Sep 90) For a Phase I archaeological survey of Jean Klock Park in Benton Harbor, Michigan, the authors and their associates initiated a literature, documents, and site file search and on 24 Sep conducted on-site evaluation of the property in question to determine if landscape alteration associated with the Master Plan For the park would adversely impact potential!y signiFicant archaeological resources. There follows a report of our program of research, together with recommendations derived from our findings.


94-Preliminary Results Of The Column Sampling Program Implemented To Retrieve Archaeobdtanical Residues From The B-Grid At The Buchanan Site (13sr153) Near Ames, Iowa, William M. Cremin, Gregory R. Walz Jan 1990

94-Preliminary Results Of The Column Sampling Program Implemented To Retrieve Archaeobdtanical Residues From The B-Grid At The Buchanan Site (13sr153) Near Ames, Iowa, William M. Cremin, Gregory R. Walz

Reports of Investigations

In 1987, as part of a long-term research program jointly sponsored by Iowa State University and the Institute For the History of Material Culture, Polish Academy of Sciences intended to promote comparative studies of post-Pleistocene cultural adaptations on either side of the Atlantic, ISU's Dr. John Bower initiated archaeological excavations at the Buchanan site (13SR153) near Ames, Iowa. Situated in a narrow valley Formed by several small deeply entrenched streams that are tributary to the Skunk River, Buchanan Features alluvial/colluvial sediments revealing the presence of a Late Woodland component overlying multiple Archaic occupations extending to depths in excess ...


92-Phase 1 Archaeological Assessment Of The S. Becker Property, 160th Street, Grand Haven For Resource Management Group, Grand Haven, Michigan 49417, William M. Cremin, Gregory R. Walz Jan 1990

92-Phase 1 Archaeological Assessment Of The S. Becker Property, 160th Street, Grand Haven For Resource Management Group, Grand Haven, Michigan 49417, William M. Cremin, Gregory R. Walz

Reports of Investigations

Upon receipt oF authorization from Mr~ David Zuckerman of Recource Management Group on 19 Mar 90 for a Phase I archaeological survey of the S. Becker property on 160th Street in Grand Haven, Michigan, the authors and their associates began a literature and site file search and on 13 Apr conducted on-site evaluation of the project area in order to determine whether proposed development of this parcel of land would adversely impact potentially significant archaeological resources. There follows a report of our program of research, together with recommendations derived from our examination of the study area in light of the ...


90-Archaeobotany Of Five Sites Investigated During Phase Ii Testing Of The Cedar Shores Development, Lake Villa, Illinois, William M. Cremin, Gregory R. Walz Jan 1990

90-Archaeobotany Of Five Sites Investigated During Phase Ii Testing Of The Cedar Shores Development, Lake Villa, Illinois, William M. Cremin, Gregory R. Walz

Reports of Investigations

The Cedar Shores development in the Village oF Lake Villa occupies more 700 acres in Sections 28 and 33, Antioch Township, T46N R2DE, Lake County, Illinois. This is an area oF deep glacial tills, glacial outwash sands and gravels, and glacial lake deposits that Features gently sloping relieF and poorly deFined drainage patterns. Lying near and within the southern limits oF the project are three standing bodies oF water: Cedar, Deep and Sun lakes. The last lake, Sun, drains by way oF a small creek that Flows north across the study area to Loon Lake, lying outside the northern boundary ...


93-Phase I Archaeological Survey Of A Proposed Development On Lake Michigan South Of Duck Lake In Section 24, T11n R18w, Fruitland Township, Muskegon County, Michigan For Resource Management Group Of Grand Haven, Michigan, William M. Cremin Jan 1990

93-Phase I Archaeological Survey Of A Proposed Development On Lake Michigan South Of Duck Lake In Section 24, T11n R18w, Fruitland Township, Muskegon County, Michigan For Resource Management Group Of Grand Haven, Michigan, William M. Cremin

Reports of Investigations

Upon receipt of authorization from Mr. Timothy Bureau of Resource Management Group an 22 Jun 90 far a Phase I archaeological survey of a parcel of land an Lake Michigan south of Duck Lake in Muskegon County, the authors and their associates began a literature and site file search and an 28 Jun traveled to the property to canduct on-site evaluation in order to determine whether a proposed housing development would have an adverse impact an potentially significant archaeological resources. There follows a report gf our program of research, together with recommendations reflecting our findings.


95-Phase I Archaeological Assessment Of 100+ Acres Included In The Cdbg Base Industries Public Infrastructure Program In Portions Of Section 19 Of Lockport And Section 24 Of Fabius Township For The Chamber Of Commerce Of Three Rivers, Michigan (Er-900496), William M. Cremin, Gregory R. Walz Jan 1990

95-Phase I Archaeological Assessment Of 100+ Acres Included In The Cdbg Base Industries Public Infrastructure Program In Portions Of Section 19 Of Lockport And Section 24 Of Fabius Township For The Chamber Of Commerce Of Three Rivers, Michigan (Er-900496), William M. Cremin, Gregory R. Walz

Reports of Investigations

Upon receipt of authorization from Mr. Chris Byrnes of the Three Rivers Chamber of Commerce on 31 Jul 90 (and amended 6 Aug 90) for a Phase I archaeological survey of a portion of the COBG Industries Public InFrastructure Program property in Three Rivers, Michigan, the authors and their associates began a literature and site file search and on 7 and 9 Aug conducted on-site evaluation of the project area in order to determine whether proposed development oF the industrial park would have an adverse impact on patentially significant archaeological resources. There follows a report of our research program, together ...


96-Phase 1 Archaeological Survey Of The 20 Acre Millcaaft Products, Inc. Property In The Se 1/4 Of Section 34, Allegan Township, Allegan County, Mi (Ea-900610), William M. Cremin, Gregory R. Walz Jan 1990

96-Phase 1 Archaeological Survey Of The 20 Acre Millcaaft Products, Inc. Property In The Se 1/4 Of Section 34, Allegan Township, Allegan County, Mi (Ea-900610), William M. Cremin, Gregory R. Walz

Reports of Investigations

Upon receipt of authorization From Mr. Robert J. Miller oF Millcraft Products, Inc. oF Allegan, Michigan on 28 Aug 90 For a Phase I archaeological survey oF a 20 sere parcel in the SE 1/4 oF Section 34, Allegan Township, Allegan County, Michigan, the authors and their associate initiated a literature and site file search and on 31 Aug conducted on-site evaluation of the project area in order to ascertain whether planned construction activities would have an impact on potentially significant archaeological resources. There Follows a report of our research program, together with recommendations derived from examination of the ...


87-Phase I Archaeological Survey Of The Class 3 Landfill Site On Fenske Enterprises Property At 2637 Wilson Sw, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504, William M. Cremin Jan 1989

87-Phase I Archaeological Survey Of The Class 3 Landfill Site On Fenske Enterprises Property At 2637 Wilson Sw, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504, William M. Cremin

Reports of Investigations

Upon receipt of authorization from Mr. William Slaght on 26 May 89 for s Phase I archaeological survey of the proposed Class 3 landfill site on the property of Fenske Enterprises at 2637 Wilson SW, Grand Rapids, Michigan, the author and his associates began s literature and site file search and on the above date conducted on-site evaluation or the project area in order to determine whether construction of the landfill would adversely impact archaeological resources. There follows s report of our program of research, together with recommendations derived from our examination of the study ares.


88-Phase I Archaeological Survey (With Deep Testing) Of A 1.5 Ha (3.8 Acre) Parcel Along The Grand River On Fenske Enterprises Property At 2637 Wilson Sw, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504, William M. Cremin, Gregory R. Walz Jan 1989

88-Phase I Archaeological Survey (With Deep Testing) Of A 1.5 Ha (3.8 Acre) Parcel Along The Grand River On Fenske Enterprises Property At 2637 Wilson Sw, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504, William M. Cremin, Gregory R. Walz

Reports of Investigations

At the request of Mr. William Slaght, archaeologists from Western Michigan University continued archaeological investigations on the property of Fenske Enterprises, 2637 Wilson SW, Grand Rapids, Michigan during the fall of 1989. As a fallow-up to our Phase I archaeo~ogical survey of the proposed site of a Class 3 landfill cell in May (Cremin 1989; ER-89111), we were asked to undertake a program of survey to include, at the request of Dr. John Halsey, State Archaeologist, selected deep testing of a 3.8 acre parcel on the Grand River where Fenske Enterprises proposed to create an area of wetlands ...


89-Phase I Archaeological Assessment Of The Sima Property On The Lower Galien River In New Buffalo, Michigan, William M. Cremin, Gregory R. Walz Jan 1989

89-Phase I Archaeological Assessment Of The Sima Property On The Lower Galien River In New Buffalo, Michigan, William M. Cremin, Gregory R. Walz

Reports of Investigations

Upon receipt of authorization from Mr. Randy A. Johnson of Bureau and Associates dated 9 Nov 89, for a Phase I archaeological survey of portions of the Sima Tract in Sections 2 and 3 of New Buffalo Township, TBS R21W, Berrien County, Michigan, researchers in the Department of Anthropology, Western Michigan University initiated a site file search and on 14-15 Nov conducted on-site evaluation in order to determine whether proposed development activities would adversely impact potentially significant archaeological resources. There follows a report of our research program, together with recommendations derived from our examination of the study area.


79-Archaeobotanical Analysis Of Carbonized Residues From Site 13ma387, Lake Red Rock, Iowa, William M. Cremin Jan 1988

79-Archaeobotanical Analysis Of Carbonized Residues From Site 13ma387, Lake Red Rock, Iowa, William M. Cremin

Reports of Investigations

No abstract provided.


80-Archaeobotany Of Sites 11-J-812 (24b2-185) And 11-J-818 (24b2-185e), Burning Star Mine #5, Jackson County, Illinois, William M. Cremin Jan 1988

80-Archaeobotany Of Sites 11-J-812 (24b2-185) And 11-J-818 (24b2-185e), Burning Star Mine #5, Jackson County, Illinois, William M. Cremin

Reports of Investigations

The Schwartz (11-J-812; 2482-185) and Copeland (11-~-818; 2482-185E) sites are single component early Late Woodland encampments located in the Westfield Extension of Consolidation Coel Company's Burning Star Mine #5 in northeastern Jackson County, Illinois. The Westfield lies within but near the southern terminus of the Mt. Vernon Hill Country of the Southern Till Plains Division and is characterized by mature topography and low relief (Schwegman 1975). Elevation in the study area ranges from approximately 108 m ASL along the Little Muddy River, the principal stream passing through the Westfield, to 120 m ASL on adjacent uplands. The Little ...


84-An Archaeological Survey Of The Relocated Metro Wastewater Treatment Plant Outfall In Section 3, T10n R1sw, Muskegon County, Michigan, William M. Cremin Jan 1988

84-An Archaeological Survey Of The Relocated Metro Wastewater Treatment Plant Outfall In Section 3, T10n R1sw, Muskegon County, Michigan, William M. Cremin

Reports of Investigations

Pursuant to receipt of authorization from Dr. Y.A. Demirjian, Director, Muskegon County Wastewater Management System (contract dated 18 Apr 88; Purchase Order 88-04D33D), for a Phase I archaeological study of the proposed corridor for the relocated metro wastewater treatment plant outfall in the S 1/2 of Section 3, T10N R15W, Muskegon County, Michigan, archaeologists in the Department of Anthropology, Western Michigan University initiated a site file search and on 25 Apr £8 conducted on-site evaluation of the project area in order to determine whether construction of the outfall would adversely impact potentially significant archaeological resources. There follows a ...


81-Archaeobotany Of Site 11-J-814 (24b2-227), A Deeply Stratified Rock Shelter On The Little Muddy River In Burning Star Mine #5, Jackson County, Illinois, William M. Cremin Jan 1988

81-Archaeobotany Of Site 11-J-814 (24b2-227), A Deeply Stratified Rock Shelter On The Little Muddy River In Burning Star Mine #5, Jackson County, Illinois, William M. Cremin

Reports of Investigations

The WestField Extension oF Consolidation Coal Company's Burning Star Mine #5 is situated in the Little Muddy River drainage oF northeastern Jackson County, Illinois. It is located within but very near the southern terminus oF the Mt. Vernon Hill Country of the Southern Till Plains Division, with its characteristic mature topography and low relieF, and includes a 4.5 km long segment oF the lower river valley and an area oF uplands lying to the west of the river. Elevation across the study area ranges from about 108 m ASL along the Little Muddy to more than 120 m ...


83-An Archaeological Survey Of The Covert Township Wastewater Treatment Facility, Van Buren County, Michigan, William M. Cremin Jan 1988

83-An Archaeological Survey Of The Covert Township Wastewater Treatment Facility, Van Buren County, Michigan, William M. Cremin

Reports of Investigations

Pursuant to receipt or authorization From Mr. Carl Malsom, Project Administration, WW Operation Services (dated 21 Dec 87), For a Phase I archaeological study or a 5.5 ha parcel in the NE 1/4 or Section 17, Covert Township, Van Buren Count~, Michigan, archaeologists in the Department or Anthropology, Western Michigan University undertook a literature and site File search and, with the arrival or appropriate weather and soil conditions, on 8 Mar 88 conducted onsite evaluation or the project area in order to determine whether construction of wastewater treatment facilities would adversely impact potentially significant archaeological resources. There Follows ...


86-Phase I Archaeological Assessment Of The Mosel Avenue Bridge Replacement And Riverview Drive Modification Project In Kalamazoo County, Michigan, William M. Cremin Jan 1988

86-Phase I Archaeological Assessment Of The Mosel Avenue Bridge Replacement And Riverview Drive Modification Project In Kalamazoo County, Michigan, William M. Cremin

Reports of Investigations

Upon receipt of authorization from Mra Herbert 0. Larkin, Engineer-Manager, Kalamazoo County Road Commission (contract dated 25 Jul 88)), far a Phase I archaeological study of the proposed improvements to the Mosel Avenue crossing of the Kalamazoo River and the adjacent road network in Kalamazoo Township, archaeologists in the Department of Anthropology at Western Michigan University initiated a site file search and literature review and an 24-25 Aug 88 conducted on-site evaluation of the project area in order to ascertain whether proposed construction activities would adversely impact potentially significant archaeological resources. There follows a report of our program of research ...


82-Phase I Archaeological Survey Of The Tanners Ridge Resort Area, Sodus Township, Michigan, Elizabeth B. Garland Jan 1988

82-Phase I Archaeological Survey Of The Tanners Ridge Resort Area, Sodus Township, Michigan, Elizabeth B. Garland

Reports of Investigations

The Tanner's Ridge archaeological survey was carried out at the request of Mr. Warren Burke, following a series of telephone conversations and correspondence with the Bureau of History, Michigan Department of State, during the summer and fall of 1987. The author's prior archaeological work (Garland 1984) In the immediate vicinity of the planned resort area suggested the high probability of prehistoric sites at this locale, particularly at elevations above the 100 year flood line.

Following a reconnaissance on December 4 to ascertain visibility and plan the survey, the field work was carried out on December 13 and 14 ...


85-An Archaeological Survey Of The Ayers Road Extension In Sections 35-36, Summit Township (T3s R1w), Jackson County, Michigan, William M. Cremin Jan 1988

85-An Archaeological Survey Of The Ayers Road Extension In Sections 35-36, Summit Township (T3s R1w), Jackson County, Michigan, William M. Cremin

Reports of Investigations

Pursuant to receipt of authorization from Mr. Robert M. Zenz, Chairman, Board of County Road Commissioners (contract dated 27 Jul 88), for a Phase I archaeological site location survey of the Ayers Road Extension project in Sections 35-36 of Summit Township, Jackson County, Michigan, archaeologists in the Department of Anthropology, Western Michigan University initiated a site file search and on 4 Aug 88 conducted on-site evaluation of the project area in order to determine whether proposed construction activities would adversely impact potentially significant archaeological resources. There follows a report of our research program, together with the recommendations derived from examination ...


78-Archaeological Site Location Survey Of The Patten Corporation Michigan Property On Lake Allegan In Allegan County, Michigan (Er-87396, Easement File #64), William M. Cremin Jan 1987

78-Archaeological Site Location Survey Of The Patten Corporation Michigan Property On Lake Allegan In Allegan County, Michigan (Er-87396, Easement File #64), William M. Cremin

Reports of Investigations

Pursuant to receipt oF authorization From.Mr. Patrick C. Regan, Manager Technical Specialists, Patten Corporation Michigan (dated 17 Sep 87), for a Phase I archaeological survey of 119 acres (48 ha) of corporate holdings on Lake Allegan, Allegan County, Michigan, archaeologists in the Department of Anthropology, Western Michigan University began a literature, documents, and site file search and prepared to undertake an-site evaluation oF the project area in order to ascertain whether proposed development of the property would adversely impact potentially significant archaeological resources. There follows a report of fieldwork conducted on 24-25 Sep 87, together with appropriate background information ...


77-Archaeological Survey Of Department Of Natural Resources Property Including Proposed Boating Facilities At Presque Isle Harbor, Presque Isle County, Michigan (Er-2036), William M. Cremin Jan 1987

77-Archaeological Survey Of Department Of Natural Resources Property Including Proposed Boating Facilities At Presque Isle Harbor, Presque Isle County, Michigan (Er-2036), William M. Cremin

Reports of Investigations

Pursuant to receipt of authorization from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (OPD No. 87-GA8903, dated 17 Jul 87) for a Phase I archaeological survey of property including proposed boating facilities at Presque Isle Harbor in Presque Isle County, Michigan, archaeologists from the Department of Anthropology, Western Michigan University began· a literature, documents, and site files search and prepared to conduct on-site evaluation of the project area in order to ascertaih whether proposed construction of recreational facilities would have an adverse impact on potentially significant < archaeological resources. There follows a report of fieldwork undertaken at Presque Isle Harbor on 2-3 Sep 87, together with appropriate background information and the recommendations derived from our program of research.