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Archaeological Anthropology

1985

Presidio County

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Archaeological Testing Of Resources Within The Shafter Historic Mining District Us Highway 67, Presidio County, Texas, John W. Clark, Jr. Jan 1985

Archaeological Testing Of Resources Within The Shafter Historic Mining District Us Highway 67, Presidio County, Texas, John W. Clark, Jr.

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

Improvements to US 67 in Shafter, Presidio County, Texas, will affect three cultural areas within existing or proposed right-of-way. These areas include (1) a small early twentieth century dump designated Site 41PS344, (2) Site 41PS109 which comprises two small associated historic structures, and (3) a relatively recent concrete slab. Site 41PS344 lies to the southwest and outside of the Shafter Historic Mining District, while Site 41PS109 and the concrete slab are located within the boundaries of the Historic District. Testing operations to determine the eligibility of these sites on an individual basis for inclusion within the National Register of Historic ...


Research Design For Mitigation Of Archaeological Resources Archaeological Site 41ps109 Shafter Historic Mining District Presidio County, Texas, John W. Clark, Jr. Jan 1985

Research Design For Mitigation Of Archaeological Resources Archaeological Site 41ps109 Shafter Historic Mining District Presidio County, Texas, John W. Clark, Jr.

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

The Shafter Historic Mining District is located along the floor and flanks of the low canyon of Cibolo Creek adjacent to and crossed by US 67, approximately 20 miles north of Presidio County, Texas (Fig 1) From the US 67 bridge, the creek flows to the southeast to a vertical cut made by the creek in the mountain massif. From there it flows due west to another steep rock bank and turns south.

Southwest of the US 67 bridge are two adobe structures and a group of ruins associated with the National Guard camp established in 1916 to protect the ...