Accession Number:

ADA193092

Title:

Cultural Resources. Archeological Monitoring of the Montegut Street to Independence Street Floodwall Project in the City of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

GOODWIN (R CHRISTOPHER) AND ASSOCIATES INC NEW ORLEANS LA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-03-08

Pagination or Media Count:

108.0

Abstract:

This report presents the results of archeological monitoring of the Montegut Street to Independence Street floodwall alignment located on the left descending bank of the Mississippi River in the City of New Orleans. Work consisted of the monitoring of the general contractors preconstruction trench within the floodwall right-of-way. A total of six archeological sites were designated along the alignment Sites 16 OR 109 to 16 OR 114. These consisted primarily of late nineteenth century to early twentieth century artifact deposits no structural remains were noted. The majority of the cultural material appears to derive from the areas use as a railroad corridor during the nineteenth century. None of the sites located are considered eligible for nomination to or inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places 36 CFR 60.4. No additional work is recommended.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE