Accession Number:

ADA402329

Title:

Phase I Historical Resources Survey: Proposed Expansion of the Fort Barrancas National Cemetery, Naval Air Station Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

CORPS OF ENGINEERS MOBILE AL MOBILE DISTRICT

Report Date:

2002-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

61.0

Abstract:

From 20 to 31 August 2001, Brockington and Associates, Inc., performed an intensive historical resources survey Phase I within the propose expansion site for the Fort Barrancas National Cemetery, at the Naval Air Station Pensacola NASP, Escambia County, Florida. The project are includes an estimated 50 acres near the existing Fort Barrancas National Cemetery. We recorded and evaluated one archaeological site 8ES1435 and seven isolated finds during our field investigations. Site 8ES1435 is a historicmodern refuse dump. The site was previously identified in the 198 Archaeological Sensitivity Map Survey conducted by the University of West Florida UWF. However, the site was mis-plotted on maps generated from that survey. According to the site form, 8ES1435 is the remains of the Old Hospital and a historicmodern trash dump. The site has been heavily impacted by earth-moving activities and does not likely contain intact deposits. It is questionable as to whether the deposits are even associated with a medical facility. Further, some looting of deposits has occurred. Site 8ES1435 is not recommended eligible for the National Register of Historic Place NRHP and no further archaeological investigations should be required at this location.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE