Accession Number : ADA956398

Title :   An Archaeological, Architectural, and Historical Resources Survey of 21 Mississippi River Levee Berm Items: Component 4, The New Madrid Floodway.

Descriptive Note : Cultural resources management study no. 48,

Corporate Author : AMERICAN RESOURCES GROUP LTD CARBONDALE IL

Personal Author(s) : McNerney, Michael J. ; White, R. G. ; Nixon, Joseph M.

Report Date : OCT 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 288

Abstract : A cultural resources survey along 66 miles of proposed levee berm construction was conducted. A total of 272 architectural and structural features was identified. None are of significance. A total of 25 historical archaeological sites were identified. Avoidance is recommended for one of these, a historical cemetery. A total of 34 prehistoric archaeological sites were identified. One is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and twelve are recommended for nomination to the Register. It is suggested that these sites be avoided

Descriptors :   *CONSTRUCTION, *LEVEES, *CULTURE, *ARCHEOLOGY, RESOURCES, SURVEYS, RESOURCES, HISTORIC SITES, MISSISSIPPI RIVER, FLOOD CONTROL, FLOOD PLAINS, ARTIFACTS, VEGETATION, SOILS.

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE