Accession Number : ADA330884

Title :   A Phase 1 Archaeological Survey for Historical Properties within the Swan Lake, Habitat Rehabilitation Enhancement Project (HREP) Environmental Management Program, (EMP), Pool 26, Illinois River, Calhoun County Illinois.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : AMERICAN RESOURCES GROUP LTD CARBONDALEIL

Personal Author(s) : Titus, Steven ; Howe, W. G. ; Neal, Wes ; Anderson, Jeffrey D.

PDF Url : ADA330884

Report Date : JUN 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 170

Abstract : Report describes results of a Phase I Archaeological & geomorphological investigation of 95 ac. within the Swan Lake Habitat Rehabilitation Enhancement Project (HREP) construction area, located in Pool 26, Illinois River (mile 5.0-13.0, right bank) Calhoun Co. 11. Project involves construction of a levee, 5 borrow areas, 3 pump stations & 2 boat ramps w/ parking lots. Geomorphological investigation found recent alluvium deeper that construction impacts cover much of the area. In some areas where construction will go below the recent alluvium, buried soils were identified and further investigated. Two archaeoloical sites were investigated. Prehistoric (Woodland) Persimmon site (11-C-152 was determined eligible and recommended for mitigation. Buried site 11-C-212 contained prehistoric eligible) & historic (ineligible) components. The prehistoric component will be avoided. Project clearance in regard to cultural resources is recommended. Survey was conducted in October, 1994 by American Resources Group, Lt., for the U.S. ArmCors of Engineers, St. Louis District on Corps lands managed for waterfowl bytell. Dept. of Nat. Resources & the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The HREP is art of the Environmental Management Program (EMP) established to enhance & rehabiitatethe Upper Mississippi River system.

Descriptors :   *GEOMORPHOLOGY, *ARCHEOLOGY, *CULTURAL RESOURCES, *HABITATS, *WILDLIFE, IMPACT, ALLUVIUM, SOILS, CONSTRUCTION, SURVEYS, HISTORY, RESOURCES, RIVERS, BURIED OBJECTS, ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, MISSISSIPPI RIVER, LAKES, LEVEES, ILLINOIS, WATERFOWL, SWANS.

Subject Categories : Sociology and Law
      Humanities and History
      Ecology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE