Center for Archaeological Research
During April 1990, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, under contract with the City of Uvalde, Texas, conducted a 100% pedestrian archaeological survey at the Uvalde Memorial Park. The area is located adjacent to the Leona River between East Nopal Street and the city golf course. U.S. Highway 90 West runs through the survey area.
In the Memorial Park area south of Highway 90, no cultural materials were observed on the surface. The survey area along the banks of the Leona River north of Highway 90 yielded a thin lithic scatter of prehistoric material. Shovel tests in the area failed to produce any significant subsurface cultural material.
The cultural resources found within the survey area are determined not to be significant, and therefore not eligible for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places or to be listed as a State Archeological Landmark. We recommend that no further work is needed.
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Smith, H. Ray
"Archaeological Survey of Memorial Park, Leona River Project, Uvalde County, Texas,"
Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State: Vol. 1990,
Article 6. https://doi.org/10.21112/ita.1990.1.6
Available at: https://scholarworks.sfasu.edu/ita/vol1990/iss1/6
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