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An Archaeological Survey of Structures 6, 10,14, 16, and 17, Little Sandy Creek and Tall Creek Watershed, Clarke, Jackson, and Madison Counties Georgia

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This report represents the results of a field survey of archaeological and historical sites in five proposed construction areas in the Sandy Creek and trail Creek Watersheds, Clarke, Jackson, and Madison Counties, Georgia. The five areas surveyed are: Structure 6 on East Sandy Creek in Madison County; Structure 10 on Sandy Creek in Clarke, Jackson and Madison Counties; Structures 14 and 16 on the West Fork of Trail Creek in Clarke County; and Structure 17 on the East Fork of Trail Creek in Clarke County. The field survey required 75 man hours to complete and was conducted over a six week period between January 20 and March 4, 1975. Laboratory analysis and report writing required 30 man hours and were accomplished between March 4 and July 15, 1975. The survey was funded and this report prepared under the provisions of a contractual agreement between the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service and the Department of Anthropology, University of Georgia. As outlined in the agreement specifications (see attached copy in Appendix), the contract stipulates the submission of a final report containing the following: (1) the determination, description and map location of all archaeological sites in the construction areas; (2) an assessment of the potential effect of the proposed construction on the archaeological resources; (3) a suggested program of the measures and estimated costs necessary to adequately mitigate the impact of the construction on the resources; and (4) the determination of the archaeological and historical levels of significance of the sites for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places. This information is presented in the present report. Mr. Richard W. Jefferies, as Field Director, was responsible for the field survey, laboratory analysis and report writing. David J. Hally, as Principal Investigator, provided limited supervision of all phases of the project and assisted in report writing.