Sites by County, St Marys (17)

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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.

18ST704Charles' Gift  (126 features)

FeatureFeature Notes
18ST704 17th C. MiddenFound in Test Units 22-27; within brick foundation (but predating it); see Table 7 of report, p. 182
18ST704 Apb HorizonIn Tennis West Area
18ST704 Feature 10Cellar of 1694 dwelling; tested in Test Unit 44; Feature 10 is one of cellar brick walls; up to 5 feet deep; cellar filled ca. 1815-187
18ST704 Feature 100Circular truncated possible posthole, 0.6 by 0.75 by 0.3 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 101Fenced enclosure 40 feet south of house, 1.5 by 2.2 by 1.45 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 102Possible refuse pit, 0.32 by 1.35 by .035 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 104Square, possible posthole; 0.7 by 0.7 by 0.25 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 1061.09 by 1.48 by 2 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 107Oval, 2 by 3.4 by 0.7 foot postmold
18ST704 Feature 109Possible posthole, 0.7 by 0.7 by 0.65 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 11Redeposited kitchen midden in Pond 1 Area; backhoe tracks under midden; late 17th to early 18th century artifacts; may not even be from 18ST704
18ST704 Feature 110Ovoid posthole, 1.4 by 2.20 by 1.4 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 111Fenced enclosure 40 feet south of house; circular, 1.6 feet diameter by 1.9 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 113/114Oval posthole (F113) and circular postmold (F114), 1.9 by 2.4 by 1.9 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 116Oval trash pit, 2.6 x 3.1 by 1.7 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 117Circular posthole, 1.2 by 1.4 by 1.55 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 118Fenced enclosure 40 feet south of house, 1.5 by 1.7 by 1.5 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 119Identified as posthole, but probable subfloor pit; 1.85 by 2.1 by 1.15 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 12Borrow pit; 23.5 by 40 feet by up to 5 feet deep; complex stratigraphy , 23% excavated, 2-4 feet deep; appears to have been filled rapidly, based on crossmends; appears to have been connected with demolition of early house; borrow pit possibly for clay for bricks for 2nd house; construction debris, new house; lots of architectural debris in fill; SS bodkin, headless king, book clasp, chafing dish-N. Devon, datable window leads 1675 and 1682
18ST704 Feature 122Brick wall corner remnant; 1 machine cut nail suggested p. 1815 construction
18ST704 Feature 125Ovoid posthole, 0.75 foot diameter by 1.7 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 126Ovoid posthole, 0.7 by 1.85 by 1.2 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 127Circular posthole; partially exposed
18ST704 Feature 128Probable subfloor pit, 2.7 by over 4.0 by 1.3 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 129Circular posthole; 0.5 by 0.8 by 1.85 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 130Porch foundation of dwelling and double-decker porch built post 1814
18ST704 Feature 133Square truncated posthole; only partially exposed
18ST704 Feature 134Oval posthole, 2.1 by 3.3 by 1.2 feet deep; 0.5 foot diameter postmold; for structure 30 feet E-W
18ST704 Feature 135Western brick foundation wall of ca. 1694 dwelling
18ST704 Feature 136Builder's trench for western wall of dwelling
18ST704 Feature 137Probable subfloor pit, roughly circular; 0.9 feet diameter; 2.3 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 138Possible extension of builder's trench Feature 48 (Tqble 15, p. 220)
18ST704 Feature 138Possible subfloor pit, 1.4 by 1.8 by 3.15 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 14Builder's trench for north wall (Feature 3); disturbed by modern pipe trench
18ST704 Feature 140Builder's trench for Feature 7
18ST704 Feature 141Oval posthole with circular mold, 1.3 by 1.4 by 1.15 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 1411.3 by 1.4 by 1.15 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 1422.4 by 3.25 by 1.5 feet deep; mold covered by later brick wall
18ST704 Feature 143Brick walkway, 20 by 4.5 feet wide; extends north from north side of 1694-1814 house
18ST704 Feature 144Only partially exposed, possible subfloor pit, flat bottomed but identified as trash pit; some late 19th century artifacts suggest late fill date
18ST704 Feature 145Circular, 2.0 by 1.2 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 146Northern brick foundation wall of 1694 building
18ST704 Feature 147Circular brick well, no mortar; no excavation undertaken
18ST704 Feature 148Brick pier; no excavation, 12.6 by 21.3 inches
18ST704 Feature 15Southern wall of brick foundation for ca. 1694 house; 41 by 51 feet
18ST704 Feature 150Circa 6 by 9 by 4.4 feet deep, six strata; exposed when a sewer pipe removed; artifacts from cleaning profile, probably filled late 19th century
18ST704 Feature 151Brick foundation with sand tempered mortar; interior fill of modern origin (particle board); 18th and 19th century artifacts; no excavation, just cleaning of profile
18ST704 Feature 19/29Builder's trench for Feature 7
18ST704 Feature 20Builder's trench for Feature 23
18ST704 Feature 23Hearth configuration along south wall of dwelling, projects north of Feture 15
18ST704 Feature 24Brick wall fragment, either internal flooring support walls for 1694 dwelling or earlier wall
18ST704 Feature 25Brick wall section, either internal flooring support walls for 1694 house or earlier construction
18ST704 Feature 27Builder's trench for Feature 28
18ST704 Feature 28Foundation wall
18ST704 Feature 28A&BPosthole/mold cut by Feature 21, for possible 16 by 14 foot earthfast addition to ca. 1694 dwelling
18ST704 Feature 3Northern brick foundation wall of ca. 1694 dwelling
18ST704 Feature 30Cellar of 1694 dwelling; tested; Feature 30 is one of cellar brick walls; 62 artifacts in Test Unit 43; cellar filled ca. 1815-1817
18ST704 Feature 31Oval posthole, 1.1 by 1.3 by 2.17 feet deep, for possible 16 by 14 foot earthfast addition to ca. 1694 structure
18ST704 Feature 33Eastern brick wall of ca. 1694 dwelling; early 19th century addition?
18ST704 Feature 34Possible posthole, partially exposed; 2.8 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 35Circular, no postmold; 1.05 feet diameter, 3.15 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 398.25 by 10.75 by 3.1 feet deep; flat bottom; cuts Feature 12
18ST704 Feature 39Pit filled with kitchen and architectural debris, possibly related to overseer's house and 1814 raid; 8.25 by 10.75 by 3.1 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 3ANorthern brick foundation wall of ca. 1694 dwelling; early 19th century addition
18ST704 Feature 40Cuts F12; 601 artifacts in posthole, 335 in postmold
18ST704 Feature 411.3 feet diameter
18ST704 Feature 42Circular, no postmold, 0.9 feet diameter, 0.95 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 43Fenced enclosure 40 feet south of house, 1.1 by 1.5 by 2.1 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 44Possible posthole; not excavated
18ST704 Feature 47Partially exposed; measured 0.9 by 14. feet; 0.65 foot circular postmold; 1.25 feet deep; maybe related to Eltonhead Manor; no datable artifacts, but sealed by late 17th century brick foundation
18ST704 Feature 48Builder's trench for Feature 7 (Table 14, p. 219)
18ST704 Feature 50Ovoid posthole, semi-circular mold; 0.82 by 1.25 by 3.4 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 51Builder's trench for Feature 7
18ST704 Feature 52Posthole or pit within hearth complex of brick foundation; not excavated; may be related to Eltonhead Manor; 1.1 by 1.4 feet; sealed under brick late 17th century foundation
18ST704 Feature 53Oval shaped stain 2.6 by 4.0 feet by 0.2 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 54Possible posthole, circular; not excavated; maybe related to Eltonhead Manor; sealed by late 17th century midden
18ST704 Feature 552.8 by 2.9 by 1.9 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 56Rectangular posthole and mold, 1.6 by 1.7 by 0.65 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 57Rectangular, 1.7 by 2.2 by 1.4 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 58Oval posthole, 2.35 by 2.4 by 1.8 feet deep; part of line of posts believed to represent earthfast structure measuring 24 feet N-S; 20th-century disturbances prevented full exposure
18ST704 Feature 59Oval posthole and postmold; 1.75 by 2.45 by 1.7 feet deep; part of line of posts believed to represent earthfast dwelling; 24 feet N/S
18ST704 Feature 60/61Rectangular posthole and circular mold, 2.0 by 0.9 by 0.9 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 62/63Posthole/mold
18ST704 Feature 652.85 by 3.15 by 1.85 feet deep; circular, part of line of four posts believed to represent earthfast dwelling; 24 feet N/S
18ST704 Feature 662.7 feet deep; TPQ of 1850 for postmold
18ST704 Feature 67Rectangular posthole/mold
18ST704 Feature 68Circular, 2.5 foot diameter, 2 feet deep; part of line of four posts believed to represent earthfast dwelling; 24 feet N/S
18ST704 Feature 691.5 foot diameter posthole
18ST704 Feature 7Exterio hearth foundation for ca. 1694 dwelling; built during late 18th to early 19th century as evidenced by artifacts in builder's trenches
18ST704 Feature 70Amorphous, 0.9 by 1.23 by 0.6 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 71Squarish, 1.1 by 1.2 by 0.1 feet deep; fenced enclosure 40 feet south of house
18ST704 Feature 72Posthole (?); partially excavated; 0.5 by 2.15 by 1.5 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 73Possible posthole and mold, 0.5 foot diameter
18ST704 Feature 75Narrow, irregular trench filled with bricks and mortar; ca. 3 feet long by 1 foot wide
18ST704 Feature 76Shallow soil stain, triangular; 0.8 by 1.50 feet
18ST704 Feature 77Fenced enclosure 40 feet south of house, 1.36 feet diameter, 2.15 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 78Ovoid truncated posthole, 0.71 by 1.1 by 0.45 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 806.5 by 7 by 0.9 feet deep; 20 by 20 inches test excavated
18ST704 Feature 81Circular, 0.95 feet diameter, 0.9 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 82Shallow ovoid stain, 0.41 by 0.79 by 0.1 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 83Fenced enclosure 40 feet south of house; 1.41 by 2.01 by 1.3 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 842 foot diameter by 1.5 feet deep; fenced enclosure 40 feet south of house
18ST704 Feature 85Circular truncated posthole, 0.8 by 0.8 by 0.5 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 87Ovoid posthole and mod, 1.2 by 2.1 by 0.65 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 88Postmold for possible 16 by 14 foot earthfast addition to ca. 1694 brick foundation for structure
18ST704 Feature 89Circular, 1.65 feet diameter, 1.1 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 900.8 by 2.8 by 3 feet deep; only partially exposed; straight sides, flat bottom
18ST704 Feature 91Rectangular posthole/mold, 1 by 1.45 by 1.1 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 92Circular posthole, no mold; 2.1 by 2.4 by 1.1 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 93Partially exposed pit, 2.1 by 2.4 by 1.0 feet deep
18ST704 Feature 94Possible posthole for 14 by 16 foot earthfast addition to ca. 1694 structure; cuts Feature 95 and may represent repair to that original post
18ST704 Feature 950.85 by 1.4 by 1.5 feet deep; for possible 16 by 14 foot earthfast addition to ca. 1694 structure
18ST704 Feature 96Oval pit, flat bottom
18ST704 Feature 98Trancated circular possible posthole/mold; 1.4 feet diameter
18ST704 Feature 99AOval posthole, 1.8 by 3.1 by 1.6 feet deep; postmold 0.75 foot diameter; part of north wall of structure measuring 30 feet E-W
18ST704 Feature 99BCut by Feature 99A; 2 by 2 by 1.0 feet deep
18ST704 Feature BIn Little Circle area
18ST704 Feature CIn Little Circle area
18ST704 Feature KOval psothole and round psotmold, 1.8 by 2.8 by 3.9 feet deep
18ST704 Feature LSquare posthole and round postmold, 3 by 4 feet deep
18ST704 Feature PIn Little Circle area
18ST704 Feature QIn Little Circle area
18ST704 Levels 17-19Possible floor levels for ca. 1694-1814 dwelling cellar
18ST704 Mixed MiddenIn Test Units 42, 20, 21, 30, 28, 29, 38, 77, 57, 54, 60, 62, 63, 64, 65; mixed 17th to 19th century midden
18ST704 Northern MiddenIn Big Circle area, p. 335 in report
18ST704 TU68 MiddenIn Big Circle area

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