Texas Historical Commission
DESCO Environmental Consultants, LP conducted a cultural resource investigation on behalf of Imperial Promenade, Inc. on a privately owned 4.6 acre tract of land located on the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Outlaw Pond Quadrangle 3095-124 in Montgomery County, Texas. The cultural resource investigation was conducted to meet Section 106 requirements as part of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) permitting process for a proposed wastewater treatment plant with a depth ranging from 36 (1 meter) to 48 inches (1.2 meters).
The project area consisted of a pine/mixed hardwood area located on a terrace of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River.
A total of ten shovel tests were conducted on the property. Standard shovel testing was conducted in areas of potential effect not to exceeded 36 inches, supplemented by a power auger in the locations with an area of potential effect of up to 48 inches. Three shovel tests were extended to a depth of 48 inches using a power auger. All excavated fill was screened through ¼ inch hardware cloth. All of the investigations were negative and terminated in clay.
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License
American Material Culture Commons, Archaeological Anthropology Commons, Environmental Studies Commons, Other American Studies Commons, Other Arts and Humanities Commons, Other History of Art, Architecture, and Archaeology Commons, United States History Commons
Tell us how this article helped you.