Accession Number : ADA331291

Title :   Cultural Resources Survey and Testing of the Mandeville Hurricane Protection Project, Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jan-Sep 96

Corporate Author : GOODWIN (R CHRISTOPHER) AND ASSOCIATES INC NEW ORLEANS LA

Personal Author(s) : Williams, Luis ; Grandine, Katherine ; Hymel, Kevin ; Fenn, Thomas ; Athens, William P.

PDF Url : ADA331291

Report Date : 30 SEP 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 202

Abstract : During January and February 1996, R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc., completed a Phase I cultural resources survey and inventory of the 200 m (656 ft) wide Mandeville project item in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. That project corridor encompassed approximately 311 ac (125.9 ha). The survey was conducted for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, in response to planned construction activities associated with a hurricane protection project that would enclose Mandeville at Causeway Boulevard, Lake Pontchartrain, and Little Bayou Castine. Archival research was used to obtain information about the distribution of cultural resources in the project area and about the prehistoric and historic cultural development throughout the St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana project area. This information then was used to infer the quantity and quality of cultural resources that might be identified during the archeological and/or architectural surveys of the project item. item.

Descriptors :   *ARCHEOLOGY, *EXCAVATION, *ANTHROPOLOGY, GEOLOGICAL SURVEYS, GEOGRAPHY, LOUISIANA, HURRICANES.

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Geography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE