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A PUBLICATION OF THE TEXAS HISTORICAL FOUNDATION EST. 1954 WINTER 1996
VOLUME 14 NUMBER 1
FEATURES COVER CORNERSTONE
Exploring the Underwater
Secrets of Texas History
By J. Barto Arnold III
and Sara Keyes 14
With almost 2,000 marine archaeological
sites beneath the waters of Texas, the
state is rich in underwater secrets.
Through an innovative program with
an organization of recreational divers,
the Texas Historical Commission has
recently begun to survey and excavate
some of these submerged sites.
At the Pass:
Historical Preservation in the
Lower Valley of El Paso
By John Peterson 18
The UTEP-San Elizario Plaza Archaeological
Field School has provided invaluable
documentation for the interpretation
and rehabilitation of the Spanish
Colonial Presidio in San Elizario. It
will take more than just preserving artifacts,
however, to enhance the historical
self-consciousness of the remote communities
of that West Texas area.
Horn Rock Yields Important
Archaeological Finds 26
The work of two avocational archaeologists,
Frank Watt and Al Redder, has
made a significant impact on the preservation
of the cultural heritage of Central
Camping For 11,000 Years
on the Banks of Brushy Creek
By Michael B. Collins 10
Archaeologists working at the WilsonLeonard
site near Austin have unearthed
evidence representing every single prehistoric
ON THE COVER
Archaeological excavations during the
Works Progress Administration-era at the
Rob Roy Ranch site on the Colorado River,
before impoundment of Lake Austin. Photo
courtesy of the Texas Archaeological Research
Laboratory, The University of Texas
Historical Foundation Plans
Technology Program For
Preservation Conference 22
Four Preservation Projects
Receive Monies From
Historical Foundation 22
Immigration Experience is
Topic of Museum Exhibit 22
Galveston Preservation Group
Celebrates 125 Years 23
Preservation Weekend Assists
Owners and Managers of
Historic Properties 23
Oil Legends of Fort Worth
By The Fort Worth
The Forgotten Centuries:
Indians and Europeans in the
American South 1521-1704
By Charles Hudson and
Carmen Chaves Tesser 24
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EDITORIAL STAFF Hedrick, Sara Keyes, Gene Krane, The Layland Museum, John
Editor, Gene Krane, Book Review Editor, John Peterson B. Meadows, John Peterson, Timothy K. Perttula, Calvin B.
CONTRIBUTORS Smith, Texas Archaeological Research Laboratory, Texas HisJ.
Barto Arnold III, Michael B. Collins, Andy Hall, Layne torical Commission, Bob and Vera Thornton
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