Cultural Resources Survey and National Register Testing of Comite River Diversion Project, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. Volume I, Chapters I - VIII.
Final rept. Oct 95-Mar 97,
GOODWIN (R CHRISTOPHER) AND ASSOCIATES INC NEW ORLEANS LA
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This report presents the results of cultural resources investigations within the Comite River Diversion Project New Orleans District. Phase I cultural resources survey of approximately 60 ac 24.2 ha not included in the previous survey, National Register eligibility testing at Sites 16EBR105 and 16EBR117. delineate an unmarked cemetery depicted on the USGS quadrangle conduct intensive testing of the project corridor associated with Civil War activities, including previously recorded Site 16EBR115 conduct additional research and documentation of the dairy industry in the project area to determine the National Register eligibility of the early twentieth century Bourque and Camey dairy complexes After discussion with the contracting officer, investigations also were conducted at the previously recorded Site 16EBR118. This site had been recommended for additional investigation Ryan et al. 1994, and was thought to be associated with the Penny Plantation site 16EBR117. possess the potential to provide significant data relevant to the late eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries, and is eligible for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places. Sites 16EBR118 and 16EBR105, however, have been disturbed severely by twentieth century activities, and do not appear to possess intact deposits that would contribute significantly to research these sites are not eligible for nomination to the National Register. Locus SL-1, is not likely to provide significant research data, and is not National Register eligible, although the major portion of Site 16EBR149 remains potentially eligible.
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