Testing of Site 41BL301 on FM 3467 in Bell County, Texas, was undertaken in May 1986 to assess the site's potential for nomination as a State Archeological Landmark, and to determine site depth, cultural context and archaeological significance. The site is located along a second terrace on the south side of Nolan Creek in the western outskirts of Belton, Texas. The majority of the site lies outside the highway right-of-way along the terrace system. Results of the testing indicate that those portions of the site within the project limit contain a minimal prehistoric component--probably a lithic procurement source--of unknown age which is largely limited to the present ground surface. Subsurface testing with a hand-excavated unit and a Gradal1 failed to locate buried components.

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