Sites by County, Anne Arundel (21)

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18AN19Dorr Site  (3 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18AN19 Non-Feature Artifact Collection Area BScatter of late 18th and 19th c. artifacts in Area B
18AN19 Non-Feature Artifact Collection Area DScatter of late 18th and 19th c. artifacts in Area D
18AN19 Non-Feature AssemblageArtifacts from 1960s excavation by ASM

18AN39Saunders Point  (1 feature)

FeatureFeature Notes
18AN39 CellarDepth between 2 to 4 feet. Artifact count estimated.

18AN65Beck NE Site  (7 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18AN65 Feature 1Level C- buried plowzone, fire cracked rock cluster.
18AN65 Feature 2Soil discoloration with charcoal flecks. Level C2: buried plowzone, but some portions of C may be undisturbed.
18AN65 Feature 3Soil stain with charcoal flecks. Level C buried plowzone.
18AN65 Feature 4Soil stain with fire cracked rock. Levels C1 (buried plowzone), D1 (subsoil), D2.
18AN65 Feature 5Fire cracked rock. Levels D2, D3 (subsoil). Possible hearth activity.
18AN65 Feature 6Fire cracked rock, charcoal, charred hickory nut.
18AN65 MiddenExcavated by amateur archaeologist, Thomas Mayr in 1939 and 1940. Inventoried in 1964.

18AN113Obrecht's  (27 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18AN113 Charcoal StainUnknown feature number. Southern portion of site. Associated with Features 6 and 7.
18AN113 Feature 10Shell concentration. Artifact count represents shell.
18AN113 Feature 11Small circular stain. No ceramics. Artifact bag missing.
18AN113 Feature 12Irregular, circular shell concentration.
18AN113 Feature 13Round, dark stain. Shell artifacts.
18AN113 Feature 14Mockley and Townsend ceramics. Shell pit.
18AN113 Feature 15Shell pit containing only bone and shell artifacts.
18AN113 Feature 16Associated with shell layers in surrounding squares.
18AN113 Feature 16AFire cracked rock cluster associated with Feature 16 (shell midden).
18AN113 Feature 16BFire cracked rock cluster associated with Feature 16 (shell midden). Primarily Mockley and Townsend Wares.
18AN113 Feature 17Flintknappers station.
18AN113 Feature 18Associated with nearby shell lenses and fire cracked rock.
18AN113 Feature 18AShell lenses. Mockley and Townsend wares.
18AN113 Feature 18CCharcoal stain associated with nearby shell lenses and fire cracked rock.
18AN113 Feature 19Fire cracked rock cluster associated with small shell lenses to north of site.
18AN113 Feature 20Fire cracked rock cluster associated with small shell lenses to north of site.
18AN113 Feature 20BFire cracked rock cluster associated with small shell lenses to north of site.
18AN113 Feature 20CCharcoal stain associated with nearby shell lenses and fire cracked rock.
18AN113 Feature 20DCharcoal stain associated with nearby shell lenses and fire cracked rock.
18AN113 Feature 3Primarily Mockley and Townsend wares. Oblong shell concentration.
18AN113 Feature 4Shell concentration.
18AN113 Feature 5Townsend Ware. Three clusters of shell concentration.
18AN113 Feature 6Circular pit feature. Mockley and Townsend wares.
18AN113 Feature 7Mockley and Townsend wares. Circular pit feature.
18AN113 Feature 8Shell concentration.
18AN113 Feature 9AShell and sherd concentration.
18AN113 Feature 9BSmallwood/Albemarle ceramics. Shell concentration.

18AN143Luce Creek  (2 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18AN143 Shell ConcentrationSecondary shell concentration 13 m from midden. Artifact count does not include oyster shell.
18AN143 Shell MiddenExamined with test units in 1958 and 1992. Artifact count: 65 in 1992, and 306 in 1958.

18AN279Rose Haven  (16 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18AN279 Feature 11Whole oyster shell concentration, circular.
18AN279 Feature 12Small circular shell lens.
18AN279 Feature 13AShell lens.
18AN279 Feature 13BShell lens.
18AN279 Feature 14Shell lens.
18AN279 Feature 15Possible large pit.
18AN279 Feature 17Living floor or sheet midden.
18AN279 Feature 18ALiving floor or sheet midden.
18AN279 Feature 18BPit, 1 meter diameter.
18AN279 Feature 1AShell lens with rodent disturbance.
18AN279 Feature 1BPossible pit.
18AN279 Feature 2Thin, discontinuous shell lens.
18AN279 Feature 3Shell lens.
18AN279 Feature 4Shell lens, Mockley.
18AN279 Feature 5Surface concentration of oyster shell, circular. No artifacts.
18AN279 Feature 9Thin, discontinuous shell lens.

18AN398Kelly Pool  (2 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18AN398 Locus ALocus A was the denser of the two artifact clusters, and thus more heavily tested. Phase II Locus A artifacts: 5 prehistoric, 1118 historic (pre-1940 or nondatable) and 207 modern (post 1940).
18AN398 Locus BLocus B was the less dense of the two artifact clusters. Phase II Locus B artifacts: 354 historic or nondatable, 8 modern.

18AN400Intersection  (6 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18AN400 Concrete Foundation6.2 ' x 11.5 '
18AN400 Feature 10-01Possible floor or working surface within interior of concrete foundation.
18AN400 Feature 10-01aPossible extension of cultural layer.
18AN400 Feature 10-02Builder's trench along interior of concrete foundation.
18AN400 Feature 5-01Builder's Trench along exterior of concrete foundation.
18AN400 Feature 8-01Refuse pit.

18AN408DCC 2  (1 feature)

FeatureFeature Notes
18AN408 Non-Feature Artifact CollectionArtifacts are predominantly prehistoric. Historic artifact count includes coal fragments.

18AN489Higgins Site  (26 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18AN489 Feature 10Cooking feature (FCR Cluster), Block 1A, ~50 cm diam.
18AN489 Feature 11Limonite Cluster, 110x100 cm.
18AN489 Feature 12Small FCR cluster, Bock 3, 55x30 cm.
18AN489 Feature 13Large FCR cluster, Block 3, 82x72 cm.
18AN489 Feature 14Small FCR Cluster, Block 2, 50x45 cm.
18AN489 Feature 15Probable cooking feature (small FCR cluster), Block 1A, 31x29 cm.
18AN489 Feature 16Small FCR cluster, Block 1c, 27x16 cm.
18AN489 Feature 17Small FCR cluster, Block B1B, 25x17 cm.
18AN489 Feature 18Historic ditch, Block B1B, 108x36 cm.
18AN489 Feature 19Small FCR cluster, Block 1B, 40x50 cm.
18AN489 Feature 2Along with Features 3, 4, 7, small clusters of fire-cracked rock w/ several associated projectile points and underlain by limonite slabs. Possible structure location. (Test Unit 2, Block 2)
18AN489 Feature 20Small FCR cluster, Block 3, 47x37 cm.
18AN489 Feature 23Small FCR Cluster, Block 2, 32x30 cm.
18AN489 Feature 24Small FCR cluster, Block 2, 32x30 cm.
18AN489 Feature 25, 25ALimonite cluster, Block 1c, 80x70 cm.
18AN489 Feature 26Small FCR & limonite cluster, Block 1c, 32x24 cm.
18AN489 Feature 27Large FCR & limonite cluster, Block 1c, 70x70 cm.
18AN489 Feature 28Small FCR cluster, Block 1c, 50x30 cm.
18AN489 Feature 29Large FCR cluster, Block 1c, 85x80 cm.
18AN489 Feature 3Along with Features 2, 4, 7, small clusters of fire-cracked rock w/ several associated projectile points and underlain by limonite slabs. Possible structure location. (Test Unit 2, Block 2)
18AN489 Feature 32Small FCR cluster, Block 1c, 38x27 cm. Soil micro-residue analysis yielded turkey feather fibers suggesting a cooking function.
18AN489 Feature 4Along with Features 2, 3, 7, small clusters of fire-cracked rock w/ several associated projectile points and underlain by limonite slabs. Possible structure location. (Test Unit 2, Block 2)
18AN489 Feature 5Small cluster of fire cracked rock, similar to Features 2,3,4,7 from TU 2. (Test Unit 3/Block 3) 44x38 cm.
18AN489 Feature 7Along with Features 2, 3, 4, small clusters of fire-cracked rock w/ several associated projectile points and underlain by limonite slabs. Possible structure location. (Test Unit 2, Block 2)
18AN489 Feature 8Small FCR cluster, Block 2.
18AN489 Feature 9Small FCR cluster, Block 2.

18AN497Benson-Hammond  (5 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18AN497 Feature 3Part of north/south driveway into site. Artifact count is almost all coal slag.
18AN497 Feature 4Only artifacts were coal and coal slag.
18AN497 Feature 5Basin-shaped ash pit.
18AN497 Feature 6Posthole, possibly associated with a fence that appears in an early 20th century photograph.
18AN497 Feature 7Part of east/west roadbed on south side of site.

18AN498Hawkins Road 1/ Boehm  (1 feature)

FeatureFeature Notes
18AN498 Feature 1Probable natural treefall later used for architectural and domestic debris disposal. Artifact count unknown.

18AN500Fischer Site  (3 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18AN500 Garden AreaGarden area, high concentration of household refuse artifacts. Possibly dumped in garden area as fertilizer.
18AN500 Nail ClusterCluster of nails, could represent debris from after abandonment or animal pen/food storage area.
18AN500 Slope AreaHigh artifact density area, larger amount of stonewares which may suggest a dairy storage area. Could also be a deliberate dumping area.

18AN512Belt Residence  (3 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18AN512 Cellar DepressionDepression in south half of dwelling foundation, representing partially slumped cellar containing remnants of collapsed chimney.
18AN512 FoundationRemains of the dwelling house, 8.5 m x 6 m & made up of minimally dressed, dry-laid sandstone.
18AN512 Well/PrivySmaller circular depression, probable well or privy. Test Unit 5 was placed to investigate this feature.

18AN579Timbuktu #1  (9 features)

18AN580Koppers East  (1 feature)

FeatureFeature Notes
18AN580 Non-Feature Artifact CollectionSome 700 prehistoric and 600+ historic artifacts were recovered. Historic artifacts are attributed to 20th century discard from a nearby farm.

18AN596The Wilderness  (13 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18AN596 CesspoolCesspool, limited excavations. Contained stones possibly related to Structure 6.
18AN596 Feature 1Builder's trench related to possible sidewalk or patio associated with Structure 1.
18AN596 Feature 2Pipe trench & pipe, probably provided water late in occupation of site.
18AN596 Feature 4 
18AN596 Feature 5Shallow feature, probably related to trash disposal.
18AN596 Feature 6Possible treefall or gardening area.
18AN596 Feature 7Builder's trench associated with Structure 3.
18AN596 Structure 1Ruinous structure. Largest and most complex structure on site. Residence, with 3 building phases.
18AN596 Structure 2Root cellar/cellar hole associated with low building with cellar floor 7-8' below surface.
18AN596 Structure 3Ruinous log building of unknown function. Outbuilding with very low doorway. One of the earlier buildings on the site, though no date range for building is given.
18AN596 Structure 4Structural remains of a possible animal pen or open sided shed.
18AN596 Structure 5Structural remains of a chicken coop.
18AN596 Structure 6Possible stone pier. Possibly related to original (19th century?) summer kitchen. Possibly the earliest building on site.

18AN817Stephen Steward Shipyard  (8 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18AN817 Locus 002Partially excavated pit.
18AN817 Locus 006 
18AN817 Locus 00711" square post. Square hole only. Shallow.
18AN817 Locus 010Small, difficult to understand. Disturbed by STP.
18AN817 Locus 011Large ovoid stain surrounded by postholes. Shallow root cellar.
18AN817 Locus 013Larger posthole, creamware sherd.
18AN817 Locus 017/018Posthole/mold intruded by secondary posthole and mold (Locus 019/016).
18AN817 Locus 019/016Secondary posthole and mold within Locus 017/018 posthole.

18AN998Lee  (2 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18AN998 Feature 1Small, probably non-structural.
18AN998 Feature 4Small, probably not structural.

18AN1000Larkington  (10 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18AN1000 Early Historic MiddenMay represent two occupation periods.
18AN1000 Feature 1Domestic dwelling; frame structure with hearth remnants, porch piers, 2 rooms. Two test units dug within Feature 1.
18AN1000 Feature 2Cellar, possibly looted. Three test units excavated within feature. Artifact count is approximate.
18AN1000 Feature 2 PostholeExcavated to 11" depth inside cellar feature, possible posthole.
18AN1000 Feature 3Dairy or other small outbuilding. 2 test units excavated within feature. Post-dates construction of dwelling.
18AN1000 Feature 4Single room outbuilding. Three test units. Unit 6 strata suggests a 19th century layer overlaying possible late 18th century stratum. Artifact count is approximate.
18AN1000 Feature 5Bucket auger used to test well to depth of 5-1/2 feet. Well filled on abandonment.
18AN1000 Feature 61 test unit.
18AN1000 Feature 7Builder's trench.
18AN1000 Prehistoric MiddenTest unit 23.

18AN1151B. Smith Site  (16 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18AN1151 Feature 11Probably part of farm fenceline.
18AN1151 Feature 24Probably part of farm fenceline.
18AN1151 Feature 28Small accumulation of trash in depression near Foundation 1.
18AN1151 Feature 29Small trash area at Foundation 1.
18AN1151 Feature 30Trash/burn pit.
18AN1151 Feature 31Trash/burn pit; calcined bone.
18AN1151 Feature 32Possible trash disposal area.
18AN1151 Feature 33Amorphous artifact concentration around Foundation 1.
18AN1151 Feature 6Trench. No date available
18AN1151 Foundation 118'x16' fieldstone foundation. Stratum A1,AD, A, BF, CD, CS, CT; Truck farming; Pickers checks or tokens (8).
18AN1151 Midden StratumMidden
18AN1151 Strata B/BRMidden in Concentration 1 area.
18AN1151 Stratum AGround surface under structure. Debris from structure use. Foundation 1.
18AN1151 Stratum A2Plowzone midden in Concentration 1 area.
18AN1151 Stratum ADDebris of Foundation 1 destruction.
18AN1151 Stratum CSYard layer around Foundation 1.

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