Accession Number : ADA245838

Title :   An Intensive Cultural Resources Survey and National Register Evaluation of Archaeological Sites at the Proposed River Ranch Resort in Lyman County, South Dakota. Appendix: Support Documentation.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Aug 89-Feb 90,

Corporate Author : STATE ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH CENTER RAPID CITY SD

Personal Author(s) : Wardlow, Roger ; Lees, William B.

Report Date : FEB 1990

Pagination or Media Count : 100

Abstract : The purpose of this investigation is to meet obligations to Federal historic preservation legislation and associated implementing regulations. Cultural resources are defined as any site, building, district, structure, object, data, or material significant in history, architecture, archeology, or culture. The cultural resources investigation shall consist of (a) an exhaustive search and comprehensive review of existing literature and records for the entire reconnaissance area and adjacent project land and the sites identified for testing; (b) a thorough field examination of the project lands; (c) formal archeological excavation of the sites identified for testing; (d) data analysis; and (e) preparation of a comprehensive investigation report. There are eight sites involved in this study. All are located adjacent to Lake Francis Case in Lyman County, South Dakota. This report contains supporting documentation in the form of notes, photo records, maps and other information for a cultural resources investigation of two archaeological sites and a 30 acre survey conducted for the River Ranch Resort Developers.

Descriptors :   ARCHEOLOGY, CULTURE, DATA PROCESSING, EXCAVATION, HISTORY, LAKES, LAND AREAS, PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORDING SYSTEMS, PRESERVATION, RECONNAISSANCE, RESOURCES, SITES, SOUTH DAKOTA, SURVEYS, UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT.

Subject Categories : Humanities and History

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE