Archaeology Notes

Excavation of Six Test Pits at LA 3546, U.S. Veterans Hospital No. 55, Fort Bayard, Grant County, New Mexico

Note number: 473
Author: Moga, Susan M., and Ann L. W. Stodder
Title: Excavation of Six Test Pits at LA 3546, U.S. Veterans Hospital No. 55, Fort Bayard, Grant County, New Mexico
County: Grant
Date of report: 2015
Date of project: 2015
Type of project: Testing, excavation
County: Grant
LA number(s): 41.1022
Project number: 41.1022
Project name: Fort Bayard Exc.
Subject: OAS excavated six test pits at U.S. Veterans Hospital No. 55 at Fort Bayard in Grant County and New Mexico General Services Division made clear their plans to demolish the three-story hospital constructed in 1922 as a tuberculosis treatment center. Archaeological testing and excavation was conducted to determine whether intact deposits or foundations of earlier Fort Bayard buildings were present within the demolition zone. No intact deposits or foundations were encountered in the test excavations.
Pages: 96
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