Accession Number : ADA288968

Title :   Cultural Resource Reconnaissance of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lands in Dewey County, South Dakota from the Forest City Recreation Area to the Mouth of the Cheyenne River. Volume 1. Main Report. Archeological Contract Series Number 79.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Aug 91-Mar 93,

Corporate Author : AUGUSTANA COLL SIOUX FALLS SD ARCHEOLOGY LAB OF THE CENTER FOR WESTERN STUDIE S

Personal Author(s) : Lueck, Edward J. ; Winham, R. P.

PDF Url : ADA288968

Report Date : 31 MAR 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 153

Abstract : A cultural resources reconnaissance (Class II Inventory) of the right bank of Lake Oahe in Dewey County, South Dakota, was undertaken by the Archeology Laboratory, Augustana College, Sioux Falls, South Dakota,for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District (Contract No. DACW45-91-C-O144), between August 1991 and August 1992. The field survey was conducted during the period March 12-April 10, 1992. The survey area is estimated at approximately 15,740 acres (24.6 sq. miles). A total of six sites and 19 isolated finds were evaluated during the project. The major site types recorded include prehistoric artifact scatters (n=2), stone circle sites (n=2) and stone cairns (n=2. Diagnostic materials from the Late Prehistoric and recent Historic periods were recovered. Analyses are undertaken on the site types and artifacts, and management priorities are discussed.

Descriptors :   *NATURAL RESOURCES, *ARCHEOLOGY, SURVEYS, HISTORY, ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, MAPS, ARMY, CULTURAL RESOURCES, RECONNAISSANCE, CULTURE, RECREATION, FIELD CONDITIONS, RESERVOIRS, FORESTS, SOUTH DAKOTA, MISSOURI RIVER.

Subject Categories : Humanities and History

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE