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The building housed the first school of forestry, the Biltmore Forest School.

Historic Buildings Condition Assessment Report for Seven Buildings Located At The Cradle Of Forestry In America, Pisgah National Forest

The Cradle of Forestry in America (CFA) is located twelve miles from Brevard, North Carolina. Today the site is part of the Pisgah National Forest. It was originally part of a 2,000 acre holding purchased by George Vanderbilt in 1888. ...

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Analysis of Paint Samples Taken From the Interior of the Kentucky State Arsenal Building/Kentucky Military History Museum in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky

Constructed in the 1850s, the Kentucky State Arsenal Building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. CRA teamed with David Arbogast, architectural conservator, to conduct an intensive level paint analysis from select interior spaces of the ...

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Architectural Survey for The Proposed Buckeye Wind Farm In Champaign County, Ohio

CRA completed an architectural survey for Buckeye Wind, LLC, which proposes to construct a wind-powered electric generating facility consisting of 100 turbines in Champaign County, Ohio. The cultural resources investigation for the project was completed to satisfy two regulatory authorities ...

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Bioarchaeological Investigations of the Evans Cemetery (46MD62), McDowell County, West Virginia

View the full report PDF Between May 4 and 18, 2006, Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc., completed the archaeological excavation of 15 historic graves and monitored the relocation of additional historic graves at the Evans Cemetery (46Md62) near the community of Bradshaw, ...

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Excavations at the Artesian Branch Site

Excavations at the Artesian Branch Site

by Richard Herndon, Principal Investigator Artesian Branch was a large Late Woodland site investigated during the course of the AOS project (see http://www.modot.org/ehp/AvenueofSaints.htm on the MoDOT website for a summary of the AOS project). Located at the base of a north–south ...

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Pottery and Tools Recovered from the Carskadon Site Tell a Story

Pottery and Tools Recovered from the Carskadon Site Tell a Story

by Richard Herndon, Principal Investigator Yesterday I introduced the Carskadon Site that CRA excavated during the AOS project. The site has a Middle Woodland occupation (circa A.D. 1–250). Many of the traits observed in the ceramics and lithic artifacts indicated an ...

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Excavations at the Carskadon Site

Excavations at the Carskadon Site

by Richard Herndon, Principal Investigator Carskadon was another site investigated during the course of the AOS project (see http://www.modot.org/ehp/AvenueofSaints.htm on the MoDOT website for a summary of the AOS project). This site was periodically inhabited over the last 2,000 years with ...

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Excavations at the Baxter Lake Site

Excavations at the Baxter Lake Site

by Andrew Bradbury, Principal Investigator Today I would like to present some information that we learned as a result of our excavations at the Baxter Lake site . The site was one of many sites that CRA investigated during the AOS ...

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Excavations at the Berhorst Site

Excavations at the Berhorst Site

by Andrew Bradbury During the course of the AOS project, CRA had the opportunity to investigate a number of interesting sites. Here, I’ll discuss one aspect of our analysis of the Berhorst site. A summary of the Berhorst excavations can be ...

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An introduction to the Avenue of Saints Project, Missouri

An introduction to the Avenue of Saints Project, Missouri

Over the next week, Andrew Bradbury and Richard Herndon will discuss the Avenue of Saints Project conducted in Lewis and Clark Counties, Missouri, between November 2004 and August 2006. By Andrew Bradbury  From November of 2004 to August of 2006, CRA conducted ...

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