Accession Number : ADA289046

Title :   Archaeological Survey ot the Proposed Wilcox Range Urban Area, Observation Tower, and Access Road on the Fort Knox Military Reservation, Bullitt County, Kentucky. Phase 1.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. May-Oct 94,

Corporate Author : WALLER (J M) ASSOCIATES INC FAIRFAX STATION VA

Personal Author(s) : Schenian, Pamela A. ; Mocas, Stephen T.

PDF Url : ADA289046

Report Date : OCT 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : In May 1994, the Fort Knox cultural resource management staff conducted a Phase I archaeological survey of 13.2 ha (32.5 acres) for the proposed Wilcox Range upland urban area, observation tower, and access road on Fort Knox, Bullitt County, Kentucky. The survey recorded 15Bu528 plus one isolate and revisited 15Bu489. Previously recorded 15Bu488 could not be relocated and is presumed destroyed. 15Bu486, in the project area and previously determined to be not eligible for the National Register, was not revisited. 15Bu488, 15Bu488, and 15Bu528 (late nineteenth-mid twentieth century historic sites) and the prehistoric isolate are not eligible for the National Register, and require no additional archaeological work. 15Bu489 is a prehistoric lithic scatter of indeterminate cultural-temporal affiliation. Only the portion of 15Bu489 in the access road improvements corridor was inspected and was determined to be severely disturbed. No additional work is recommended for 15Bu489 in conjunction with the proposed Wilcox Range access road improvements, but expansion north of the existing road would require further testing of 15Bu489. It is recommended that the upland urban area, observation tower, and access road be constructed as proposed. The proposed lowland Wilcox Range improvements area must be surveyed for cultural resources as a separate project.

Descriptors :   *ARCHEOLOGY, ARMY FACILITIES, RIVERS, HISTORIC SITES, CULTURAL RESOURCES, KENTUCKY, ARTIFACTS, URBAN AREAS.

Subject Categories : Humanities and History

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE