Sites by County, St Marys (16)

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18ST53Abells Wharf  (39 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18ST53 Feature 1Historic pit. Shell, ash and bone fill.
18ST53 Feature 10Posthole.
18ST53 Feature 11Posthole.
18ST53 Feature 12Posthole.
18ST53 Feature 16 
18ST53 Feature 17Wall trench.
18ST53 Feature 18Hearth.
18ST53 Feature 19 
18ST53 Feature 21Wall trench.
18ST53 Feature 23Wall trench.
18ST53 Feature 24Wall trench.
18ST53 Feature 26Partially excavated cellar.
18ST53 Feature 27Partially excavated trash pit.
18ST53 Feature 27A 1976Small pit.
18ST53 Feature 27B 1976Small historical pit.
18ST53 Feature 29 1976 
18ST53 Feature 3Fire cracked rock cluster.
18ST53 Feature 30Unidentified pit.
18ST53 Feature 31 1976 
18ST53 Feature 33 1976Wall trench.
18ST53 Feature 36 1976Wall trench.
18ST53 Feature 37 1976 
18ST53 Feature 38 1976 
18ST53 Feature 39 1976Pit.
18ST53 Feature 4Shell midden. Burned and unburned shell, bone, and charcoal.
18ST53 Feature 40 1976Pit; not completely exposed.
18ST53 Feature 41 1976Midden.
18ST53 Feature 47 1976Midden.
18ST53 Feature 48 1976Midden.
18ST53 Feature 5Pit.
18ST53 Feature 50 1976Rodent disturbed pit.
18ST53 Feature 51 1976 
18ST53 Feature 54 1976Pit. Intruded by Feature 55.
18ST53 Feature 56 1976Unidentified pit.
18ST53 Feature 58 1976Excavation not completed.
18ST53 Feature 6Pit.
18ST53 Feature 7Pit.
18ST53 Feature 830% shell. Posthole.
18ST53 Feature 9Posthole.

18ST54Sotterly Plantation  (8 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18ST54 Feature 1Oyster shell lens.
18ST54 Feature 18Shallow trench formed by water run off from roof.
18ST54 Feature 25Dense oyster shell layer. Continuation of Feature 3.
18ST54 Feature 26Intentionally buried wooden object located under door.
18ST54 Feature 3Dense oyster shell layer, continuation of lens in N7995/E8015. Possible drainage feature. Artifacts consist of all oyster shell.
18ST54 Feature 5Shell lens. Artifacts are mostly oyster shell.
18ST54 Feature 6Possible planting feature.
18ST54 Feature 7Possible bulb planting feature.

18ST61Point Lookout  (12 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18ST61 11747 Brick FooterMachine made brick that provided support for exterior stucco façade on lighthouse.
18ST61 Feature 11136WPossible concrete walkway or discard pile from c. 1920 stucco renovations of the lighthouse.
18ST61 Feature 11747AABuilder's trench along lighthouse wall.
18ST61 Feature 11747F, H, SYucca plant hole.
18ST61 Feature 11747GTrench for brick footer that served as base for stucco façade on lighthouse.
18ST61 Feature 11747L, M, P, R, WUnidentified trench along lighthouse foundation wall.
18ST61 Feature 21321NUnidentified ditch-like feature. Contained possible postmold.
18ST61 Feature 21321PPossible postmold within 21321N ditch-like feature.
18ST61 Feature 25101 FoundationBrick foundation.
18ST61 Feature 25101P, T, Z, KK, NNRobber's trench to remove bricks from foundation.
18ST61 Feature 25301FOnly top excavated.
18ST61 Feature 27886D, L, MExcavated to investigate concentration of nails and roofing materials.

18ST75Upper Notley  (2 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18ST75 Feature 334CApproximately 2' wide linear trench running parallel to and adjoining the foundation to the west. Partially excavated. Artifact count not available.
18ST75 Feature 641BTrash pit/dump, exposed portion excavated. Relatively shallow lens, 0.60 foot thick at deepest point. Contained significant numbers of both red and yellow brick, as well as oyster shells and 18th century artifacts. Artifact count not available.

18ST88Woodlawn  (5 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18ST88 Feature 2BPosthole. Concrete and wood remnants.
18ST88 Feature 5APosthole. Concrete and wood remnants.
18ST88 Trench 8 Stratum G, HBuilder's trench for brick footing of main house. Contained only fragmentary brick.
18ST88 Trench 9 Stratum 3Cobble walkway, may tie in to Postholes 5A and 2B.
18ST88 Trench 9 Stratum 5Postmold. Possibly part of prehistoric structure.

18ST272M-17 (22) Area 4  (14 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18ST272 Feature 1Identified during Phase II. Two discolorations: One a north-south oriented pit, the other a posthole and postmold.
18ST272 Feature 11Irregularly shaped circular pit.
18ST272 Feature 14Probable paling ditch although no postmolds were found. Two layers of fill.
18ST272 Feature 18Tree fall. Similar to Feature 52. Posthole located to the side.
18ST272 Feature 2Oval, 10"x8". Tapers to 5" wide in profile. 14" deep.
18ST272 Feature 3Large circular feature, 44" diameter. Similar in size and shape to Feature 4.
18ST272 Feature 37Possible paling ditch due to alignment with Feature 39,40, 41 and 14. 40' long.
18ST272 Feature 4Large circular pit. Similar in size and shape to Feature 3.
18ST272 Feature 5Posthole.
18ST272 Feature 54Irregularly shaped posthole. Similar in size and shape to Feature 31, 39, 40, 54, and 62.
18ST272 Feature 55Irregular oval shape. Similar in size and shape to Features 23 and 28.
18ST272 Feature 59Large brick scatter. 8' across. When sectioned, the feature extended 6" into the subsoil.
18ST272 Feature 6Posthole.
18ST272 Feature 8Rectangular posthole.

18ST400Charlotte Hall Academy  (2 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18ST400 T.P. 2 FeatureMachine-made brick, unknown function, configuration and total size.
18ST400 T.P. 4, 5 FeatureBrick robber's trench. Only artifacts noted were bricks, only a sample remained. Artifact count unknown.

18ST569Myrtle Point  (12 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18ST569 Feature 1May be boundary or drainage trenches. Contains prehistoric artifacts that have been redeposited.
18ST569 Feature 18Short-term hearth.
18ST569 Feature 2May be boundary or drainage trenches. Contains prehistoric artifacts that have been redeposited.
18ST569 Feature 21Short-term hearth.
18ST569 Feature 3Possible disturbed pit or non-cultural feature.
18ST569 Feature 4Agricultural ditch, similar to Features 1 and 2.
18ST569 Feature 5BUnable to determine function.
18ST569 Feature 5CPossible tree throw used as a hearth and trash pit.
18ST569 Feature 6Possible tree throw used as a hearth and trash pit.
18ST569 Feature 7AShallow basin.
18ST569 Feature 8Shallow basin, similar to Feature 9. Resource procurement pit. Artifact count unknown.
18ST569 Feature 9Shallow basin, similar to Feature 8. Resource procurement pit.

18ST570Thomas Point  (6 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18ST570 Feature 10Possible roasting pit. One of a cluster of small, shallow basin shaped pits in midden area.
18ST570 Feature 11Possible roasting pit. One of a cluster of small, basin shaped pits in midden area.
18ST570 Feature 12Possible tree fall utilized for cultural purposes.
18ST570 Feature 13Possible tree fall utilized for cultural purposes
18ST570 Feature 5Possible roasting pit. One of a cluster of pits in the midden area. Basin shaped.
18ST570 Feature 9Possible roasting pit. One of a cluster of shallow basin shaped pits in midden area.

18ST625Steam Ship Columbus  (1 feature)

FeatureFeature Notes
18ST625 Non-feature artifact collectionEngine and paddlewheel components of 1828 steam ship Columbus, which sank in Chesapeake Bay in 1850.

18ST634Aud Site  (9 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18ST634 Feature 10Fire cracked rock concentration. Possibly disturbed by trenching.
18ST634 Feature 11Cooking pit. Oyster shell analysis suggests May-July death of oysters.
18ST634 Feature 12Cooking pit similar to Feature 11. Elliptical soil stain, flat bottomed pit with steeply sloping sides. Late spring/early summer. Shell sizes and parasites suggest different estuarine resources for oyster from Features 11 and 12.
18ST634 Feature 15Possible postmold. Conical shaped profile. Radiocarbon date suggests either rodent disturbance or historic period postmold.
18ST634 Feature 19Small, basin shaped pit feature.
18ST634 Feature 2Boiling stone dump. Unknown date. No artifacts or dateable charcoal.
18ST634 Feature 21Possible postmold. Circular stain with parallel sides and a flat base. Unknown whether this feature is historic or prehistoric.
18ST634 Feature 3Two in-situ fire cracked rock, and an upright boulder with battering, defined Feature 3.
18ST634 Feature 9Asymmetrical shallow basin. One quartz flake submitted for residue analysis; results were negative.

18ST668G-1  (1 feature)

FeatureFeature Notes
18ST668 Non-Feature Artifact CollectionCount for Phases I & II includes only 1 prehistoric artifact.

18ST670L-1  (2 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18ST670 Locus 1Diffuse scatter of 19th to mid-20th century architectural and domestic materials. Likely represents the location of a tenant house or agricultural building.
18ST670 Locus 2Moderate density concentration of late 17th to mid-18th century domestic and architectural materials. Likely represents a domestic structure.

18ST673P-1  (2 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18ST673 Locus 1Artifact scatter.
18ST673 Locus 2Artifact scatter.

18ST676AA-1  (4 features)

18ST677AA-2  (5 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18ST677 Feature AA2-IRoughly circular soil stain. Possible sheet midden.
18ST677 Feature AA2-IIBroad, shallow pit.
18ST677 Feature AA2-IVPossible cellar or trash pit. Roughly circular soil stain. Found below Features AA2-I and AA2-V.
18ST677 Feature AA2-VIIRoughly circular with scalloped edges. Found at base of AA2-II.
18ST677 Feature AA-VIIISmall and irregular shaped. Identified at base of Feature AA2-II.

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