38 Results Found
Heritage Resources Impact Assessment of the Portage East Site
Assessment involved backhoe excavations of 168m of trenches, uncovering artifacts from Protocontact (AD 1650 to 1730) and Postcontact (clustering around 1880 and 1910s). Artifacts represent the following categories: lithics; Precontact ceramics; trade copper; architectural objects; lighting and manufacturing equipment; science related artifacts; communication; food procurement and processing; clothing; transportation; recreation; housewares; floral and faunal remains; storage, cooking, ornamental containers; dinnerware. Land use is briefly discussed for the: Precontact (4000 BC-AD 1737); Fur Trade (1737- 1860); Immigration & Industrialization (1860-1900); and Urban (1900-1970) periods. Stratigraphy and features (waterlines, basement foundations) are detailed. Appendices include provenience data, stratigraphic profiles, and artifact catalogue.
Identification of Charcoal Samples from The Forks, Manitoba. Historic Resource Conservation Branch, National Historic Parks and Sites Directorate, Ottawa
This is a brief report on the results of the identification of charcoal samples recovered from the Parks Canada archaeological excavations at The Forks in 1988. Commonly identified specimens were elm, ash and poplar with one possible oak specimen.
1989. Historic Resource Conservation Branch, National Historic Parks and Sites Directorate, Ottawa. Prepared for Prepared for Mary-Ann Tisdale, Archaeological Services, Prairie and Northern Region. Submitted to Historic Resource Conservation Branch, National Historic Parks and Sites Directorate. [ Research report (4pp)(MM, PC) ].
Impact Assessment and Archaeological Monitoring of The Forks Access Project: South of Water Avenue (DILg-33:97A)
1999. Impact Assessment and Archaeological Monitoring of The Forks Access Project: South of Water Avenue (DILg-33:97A). Winnipeg:Quaternary Consultants Ltd.. Submitted to Reid Crowther & Partners Ltd.. [ CRM monograph report (257pp)(TFNP pdf, HRB, MM) ].
Interim Report on The Forks Access Project
This report briefly describes the scope of the project, recoveries and observations, and recommendations for project construction both north and south of Water Avenue. A total of 573 artifacts postdating 1870 were recovered north of Water Avenue, while south of it, 2,699 Postcontact and 84,611 Precontact artifacts were recovered during the various phases of the project. No analysis is provided.
North/South Access Road Archaeological Impact Assessment
This report details monitoring of Geo-Technical drilling and exploratory excavation, which recovered a total of 1546 artifacts. Precontact artifacts represent the following categories: ceramic; lithic; faunal remains; hearth feature; and a single human skull bone (unrelated to burial, estimated to be 400 years old). Blackduck and southwestern Manitoba ceramic traditions are identified, with an occupation estimated at 700 or 800 years ago. Postcontact artifacts dating between the late 1800s to 1920s include: architectural objects; glass and ceramic storage containers; clothing; lighting equipment; smoking equipment; recreation; transportation; faunal remains. Stratigraphy is presented. Appendices include data tables and an artifact catalogue.
Preliminary Report of the Cultural Stratigraphy at the Proposed Location for The Canadian Museum for Human Rights
This interim report focuses on the cultural stratigraphy of 24 test trenches dug at the location, and was issued to provide relevant data to architects participating in the international design competition. Site stratigraphy is discussed in detail, and initial statements are made regarding recovered artifacts representing Precontact occupations of the location.
2003. Preliminary Report of the Cultural Stratigraphy at the Proposed Location for The Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Winnipeg:Quaternary Consultants Ltd.. Submitted to Submitted to Friends of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights Inc.. [ CRM report (16pp)(HRB) ].
Provencher Bridge Project Archaeological Impact Assessment
Assessment of the impact of bridge construction reports on recoveries from a total of 26 test holes excavated by backhoe and Geo-Technical drilling. 1387 artifacts were recovered from at least seven discrete occupations representing the following periods: Railroad (1885-1988); Historic Flood (between 1826 and 1881); and Late Woodland (AD 1000-1750) including evidence of at least five occupations, Blackduck ceramics (AD 500 to 1750), and indications of extensive trade and seasonal visitation to The Forks. Appendices include Geo-Technical data and artifact catalogue.
1989. Provencher Bridge Project Archaeological Impact Assessment. Winnipeg:Quaternary Consultants Ltd.. Prepared for Prepared for Wardrop Engineering Inc.. [ CRM report (58pp)(HRB, MM) ].