Sites by County, Montgomery (12)

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18MO1Hughes Site  (65 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18MO1 Burials (Yinger 1937)Seventy-three burials in 44 pits excavated by Yinger. These burials were concentrated in 4 clusters throughout the site. There were a mix of primary single, primary multiple, mixed primary/secondary and one secondary burial of cremated remains. Three of the burials were found to be of historic/European origin. And are considered anomalous, as no other historic components or artifacts were identified on the site. A range of individuals is represented in the burials, from infants to seniors, with 23 identified as female, 36 as male, and 14 indeterminate. (Curated at Smithsonian.)
18MO1 Feature 1Small, basin-shaped pit, circular; possible site of small brief fire, smudge pit, or redeposited hearth refuse.
18MO1 Feature 10Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 11Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 12Circular, possible large postmold or rodent burrow.
18MO1 Feature 13Irregular oval feature with concentrations of charcoal & charred corn. Probable hearth.
18MO1 Feature 14Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 16Small, basin-shaped circular pit.
18MO1 Feature 17Oval shaped, small basin; possible site of a small, brief fire, smudge pit or redeposited hearth refuse.
18MO1 Feature 18Oval shaped lens.
18MO1 Feature 19Circular shaped, possible large postmold or rodent burrow.
18MO1 Feature 2Small, basin-shaped pit, circular; possible site of a small, brief fire, such as a smudge pit or redeposited hearth refuse.
18MO1 Feature 20Small, basin-shaped pit, circular; possible site of a small, brief fire, such as a smudge pit or redeposited hearth refuse.
18MO1 Feature 21Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 22Bell-shaped pit.
18MO1 Feature 23Oval-shaped lens, 40 x 51 cm & 5 cm deep.
18MO1 Feature 24Disarticulated remains of at least 2 individuals, probably an adult and a female or adolescent male. Not fully excavated. Note: None of the artifacts found appeared to be associated with the burials. (American University 1990/Reburied in place.)
18MO1 Feature 25Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 26Irregularly shaped lens, 8 cm thick.
18MO1 Feature 28Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 29Small, basin-shaped pit, circular. Covered with large ground and pecked stone. Possible grind stone or anvil.
18MO1 Feature 3Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 30Irregularly shaped lens. A cluster of small, basin-shaped pits lies adjacent (Features 28, 29, 31, 32). Note: Contained more charcoal than similar features. Possible plow-truncated base of a hearth area.
18MO1 Feature 31Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 32Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 33Irregularly shaped. Possible small ash pit or hearth refuse deposit.
18MO1 Feature 34Contained the articulated remains of an infant of undetermined sex. (American University 1990/Reburied in place.)
18MO1 Feature 35Grave containing two individuals: 1 adult male in a loosely flexed position, and the disarticulated remains of a second adult male placed slightly above the knees of the first. Note: Excavated only enough for on-site identification of burials. (American University 1990/Reburied in place.)
18MO1 Feature 37Circular lens ~48 x 22+ cm and 4 cm thick.
18MO1 Feature 38Small, oval, basin-shaped pit. Possible site of a small, brief fire, smudge pit or relocated hearth refuse.
18MO1 Feature 4Rectangular in planview, 16 cm deep. Except for unusual shape, resembles large postmold.
18MO1 Feature 40Small, oval, basin-shaped pit. Deeper than most pits at site.
18MO1 Feature 41Irregularly shaped lens, 14 cm thick.
18MO1 Feature 42Small, basin-shaped pit, circular. Table in report MO 145 indicates that "few" artifacts were found. No count was found in catalog.
18MO1 Feature 43Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 44Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 45Large basin-shaped pit, oval.
18MO1 Feature 46Circular lens, 12 cm thick.
18MO1 Feature 49Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 5Small, basin-shaped, oval pit.
18MO1 Feature 50Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 51Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 52Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 53Bell-shaped pit, 50 cm diameter, extended 50 cm below plowzone.
18MO1 Feature 55Large, oval shaped basin. Only partially exposed and excavated.
18MO1 Feature 56Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 58Small, basin-shaped pit, circular. No corresponding catalog number for artifact count.
18MO1 Feature 6Oval lens ~57 x 102 cm, 10 cm deep.
18MO1 Feature 60Unidentified irregularly shaped feature.
18MO1 Feature 62Small, basin-shaped pit, circular. Possible site of small, brife fire, smudge pit, or relocated hearth refuse.
18MO1 Feature 63Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 64Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 65Possibly a trench from the 1930s Yinger excavations. Artifacts recovered from this feature are probably what Yinger chose not to collect.
18MO1 Feature 66Oval shaped lens, 6 cm thick. Possible site of small brief fire, smudge pit, or redeposited hearth refuse.
18MO1 Feature 67Small, bain-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 7Bell-shaped pit.
18MO1 Feature 70Small, basin-shaped pit, oval.
18MO1 Feature 71Oval shaped lens, 7 cm thick.
18MO1 Feature 72Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 73Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 76Small, basin-shaped pit, circular.
18MO1 Feature 77Irregular depression. Could not find catalog for this feature.
18MO1 Feature 78Small pit. Could not find catalog for this feature.
18MO1 Feature 79Basin-shaped pit, shallow. Could not find catalog for this feature.
18MO1 Feature 80Yinger's 1937 trench with redeposited artifacts.

18MO13Mason Island II  (22 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18MO13 Feature 1 
18MO13 Feature 10Possible hearth pits; 5 shallow related pits.
18MO13 Feature 11Burials 3 and 4; upper bundle burial, lower extended burial. Both adults. No artifact count available. (Curated at Smithsonian.)
18MO13 Feature 12Burial 2; extended adult or juvenile. Very little excavated. (Curated at Smithsonian.)
18MO13 Feature 13Burial 5; infant burial. (Curated at Smithsonian.)
18MO13 Feature 14Not identified; possibly related to Feature 19. Artifact counts not available.
18MO13 Feature 18Not identified. Artifact count not available.
18MO13 Feature 19Not identified; possibly related to Feature 14. No artifact counts available.
18MO13 Feature 2Possible fire pit.
18MO13 Feature 20Not identified. Artifact count not available.
18MO13 Feature 21Burial 7; adult. (Curated at Smithsonian.)
18MO13 Feature 22Burial 8; adult burial. Very small part excavated and left in-situ. Artifact count not available.
18MO13 Feature 23Possible large postmold and rodent hole.
18MO13 Feature 26Burial 10; infant burial; not excavated.
18MO13 Feature 27Burial 9; flexed juvenile burial. (Curated at Smithsonian.)
18MO13 Feature 3Possible fire pit, very few artifacts.
18MO13 Feature 31Not identified. Artifact count not available.
18MO13 Feature 5Artifact count not available.
18MO13 Feature 6Not identified on feature form. Artifact count not available.
18MO13 Feature 7Not identified on feature form, possible large post mold. Artifact count not available
18MO13 Feature 8Burial 1; infant burial. (Curated at Smithsonian.)
18MO13 Feature 9Midden pit/Trash pit; includes Burial 6, an infant burial placed alongside south edge of Feature 9. Artifact count not available. (Curated at Smithsonian.)

18MO274Newton Site  (1 feature)

18MO304Ege-Layhill  (1 feature)

FeatureFeature Notes
18MO304 Non-Feature Artifact CollectionArtifact count includes 1943 prehistoric and 106 historic artifacts.

18MO314Brothers Content  (1 feature)

FeatureFeature Notes
18MO314 Non-Feature Artifact CollectionArtifact count includes 6351 historic and 14 prehistoric artifacts. A high percentage of the historic artifacts is architectural: nails and window glass.

18MO324Magruder House  (12 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18MO324 CellarSite divided into "universes" for study. Universe 5: Lowest level of structure.
18MO324 Cellar Builder's TrenchSite divided into "universes" for study. Universe 5: Builder's trench extended to lowest course of foundation. Unknown artifact count.
18MO324 Cellar Stair LandingSite divided into "universes" for study. Universe 5: Brick landing for stairs constructed in 20th century. Artifact count not given.
18MO324 East WallSite divided into "universes" for study. Universe I: Examined fieldstone chimney footings.
18MO324 Kitchen FloorSite divided into "universes" for study. Universe 4: Fieldstone floor with oyster shell filler and drainage.
18MO324 South WallSite divided into "universes" for study. Universe 2: Fieldstone porch footings.
18MO324 South Wall PostholeSite divided into "universes" for study. Universe 2: Located between fieldstone porch footings and porch support post.
18MO324 Stone WalkwaySite divided into "universes" for study. Universe 7: Fieldstone walkway.
18MO324 Stone Walkway 2Site divided into "universes" for study. Universe 8: Fieldstone walkway.
18MO324 Sump PitSite divided into "universes" for study. Universe 5: Within cellar. Unknown artifact count.
18MO324 West Wall Builder's TrenchSite divided into "universes" for study. Universe 3: Builder's Trench. Exact artifact counts not give.
18MO324 West Wall PostholeSite divided into "universes" for study. Universe 3: Support post for kitchen addition porch.

18MO379E.J. Chiswell Farm Complex Ruins  (6 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18MO379 TU1 Dog BurialIntrusive dog burial just outside foundation.
18MO379 TU1 FoundationRock, masonry, dry laid foundation.
18MO379 TU3 Builder's TrenchAssociated stone outbuilding which appears to be among the oldest standing structures on the site.
18MO379 TU4 Brick FloorOne brick in depth. Enclosed by foundation.
18MO379 TU4 Builder's TrenchAdjacent to Test Unit 4 foundation.
18MO379 TU4 FoundationStone foundation feature similar to that in Test Unit 3, though likely built at a later date.

18MO383J.A Jones Farm Complex  (3 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18MO383 TU1 Builder's Trench 
18MO383 TU1 FoundationCut rock foundation for burned Jones House.
18MO383 TU2 FoundationMasonry foundation. Finished with cement inside burnt house.

18MO409Edwin Waters House  (1 feature)

FeatureFeature Notes
18MO409 Feature 3Structural post associated with fence at south end of site.

18MO609Jackson Homestead/Fairland Branch  (13 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18MO609 Feature 1Also referred to as Structure B.
18MO609 Feature 10Soil stain probably representing former location of pie safe. Burned in house fire.
18MO609 Feature 18Sheet midden associated with Structure A. Additional 355 artifacts from Phase II testing.
18MO609 Feature 2Burn layer associated with Structure A.
18MO609 Feature 3Structure A, mortared fieldstone, 9 x 4 meters. 305 artifacts under foundation.
18MO609 Feature 4Mortared fieldstone chimney foundation of Structure A. Several artifact caches in hearth.
18MO609 Feature 5Structure A cellar fill. Contains fill from destruction of structure by fire. Additional 646 artifacts from bulkhead entrance.
18MO609 Feature 6One nail fragment.
18MO609 Feature 9Probably the burned remains of furniture.
18MO609 FireboxAshy deposit in firebox; mostly floral and faunal remains. Very charred.
18MO609 Locus ASecondary reduction area. Possibly Late Woodland based on triangular point.
18MO609 Locus BPrimary reduction area; possibly Late Woodland.
18MO609 Locus CSecondary reduction area, possibly Late Woodland.

18MO635Stoney Springs Site 2  (5 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18MO635 Feature 1Stone foundation. Feature 7 located within Feature 1.
18MO635 Feature 4Stone rubble foundation. Possible equipment shed, carriage house or garage.
18MO635 Feature 5Builder's trench. Feature 6 (postmold) found at bottom.
18MO635 Feature 6Postmold found in bottom of Feature 5 (builder's trench).
18MO635 Feature 7Crawl space or shallow root cellar. Located within Feature 1.

18MO639Stoney Springs Site 6  (1 feature)

FeatureFeature Notes
18MO639 Feature 1Dwelling foundation of stone. (2885 non-feature related artifacts collected)

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