Historical and archeological study of the George Washington Memorial Parkway

from the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Bridge to the Lorcom Lane Turnabout on Spout Run Parkway, Arlington, Virgina ; with reference to the archeology and history along the length of the GWMP in Arlington County, especially between the Fourteenth Street Bridge and Chain Bridge by Paul B. Cissna

Publisher: Regional Archeology Program, National Capital Region, National Park Service in Washington, D.C

Written in English
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  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Virginia -- Arlington County.,
  • George Washington Memorial Parkway (Va. and Washington, D.C.),
  • Arlington County (Va.) -- History.

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Historical and Archeological Study of the George Washington Memorial Parkway, Arlington County, Virginia by Cissna, Paul.

Historical and archeological study of the George Washington Memorial Parkway from the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Bridge to the Lorcom Lane Turnabout on Spout Run Parkway, Arlington, Virginia: with reference to the archeology and history along the length of the GWMP in Arlington County, especially between the Fourteenth Street Bridge and Chain Bridge.

The intent of this report is to present research findings concerning both the historical overview and archeological potential for the entire length of the George Washington Memorial Parkway in Arlington County, Virginia, from Four Mile Run to the Chain Bridge with a special focus on the six mile stretch between the Fourteenth Street Bridge and Chain Bridge.

Historical and Archeological Study of the George Washington Memorial Parkway, Arlington County, Virginia. Paul B. Cissna. (tDAR id: ) This Resource is Part of the Following Collections National Archeological Database (NADB). Buy Historical and Archeological Study of the George Washington Memorial Parkway: Arlington County, Virginia (Classic Reprint) by Cissna, Paul B online on at best prices.

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Cissna, Out of Print. As a landscaped, commemorative road, the George Washington Memorial Parkway is dotted with memorials and places with nationally significant history.

Read more about some of the people, places, and stories behind the sites you can visit when you come to the parkway. The George Washington Memorial Parkway, colloquially the G.W. Parkway, is a mile-long (40 km) parkway that runs along the south bank of the Potomac River from Mount Vernon, Virginia, northwest to McLean, Virginia, and is maintained by the National Park Service (NPS).

It is located almost entirely within Virginia, except for a short portion of the parkway northwest of the Arlington Memorial. Archaeology U.S. History World History Video Newsletter. Subscribe Book Shop Travel With Us SmartNews History Science Ingenuity Arts George Washington and members of his Continental.

Developed as a memorial to George Washington, the Parkway may be used on any day to travel to exciting historical, natural, and recreational areas. These places are all linked by this planned and landscaped road, the first section of which was completed in to commemorate the bicentennial of George Washington's birth.

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(rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, George Washington Memorial Parkway, Suitland Parkway, and baltimore-washington Parkway), area parkways, a historical context has. The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington is a resource for scholars, students, and all those interested in George Washington, colonial America, and the Revolutionary and founding eras.

The Washington Library is temporarily closed until further notice due to COVID mitigation. We are closed for in-person research appointments, however, if you have a research. George Washington Memorial Parkway It’s named after Washington, but you’ll find more to explore about other Presidents and periods of history along the GW Parkway.

Traveling from Mount Vernon in the south to Turkey Run Park in the north, and west to Great Falls Park, there are lots of stops for hiking, biking, nature, and history along the.

George Washington Memorial Parkway Learn about the history, culture, and nature of park, featuring photos and videos as well as the opportunity to request curriculum materials Fort Necessity National Battlefield Educational materials about the history, culture.

Inthe US Department of Transportation designated George Washington Memorial Parkway as an All-American Road in the National Scenic Byways Program. This program recognizes selected roadways throughout the U.S., based on their archeological, cultural, historic, natural, recreational, and scenic intrinsic qualities and seeks to protect them.

Clara Barton National Historic Site, George Washington Memorial Parkway, Maryland. [United States. National Park Service,; Harpers Ferry Center (U.S.),] formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution. Washington State has a rich archaeological heritage that spans o years dating back to the arrival of the first humans who crossed the land bridge in the Bering Sea.

Typical pre-historic archaeological sites in Washington include shell middens, open sites or campsites, pictographs and petroglyphs, caves or rockshelters, wet sites, lithic sites, quarries, culturally modified trees, and. This Historic Structure Report is available in two formats – a printed version for study at the park, the National Capital Region headquarters offices, and other repositories, a.

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George Washington Memorial Parkway, GWMP One of the Lily Ponds at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, SI Markel, From the collection of: National Park Service, Centennial One Object Exhibit Coming here in the s, Civil War Veteran Walter Shaw found the wetlands were a good place to build his water garden.

The Inter-Agency Archaeological Salvage Program was organized by the National Park Service in at the request of the Committee for Recovery of Archaeological Remains to coordinate the salvage of irreplaceable pre-historic and historic Indian artifacts from projected reservoir sites in river valleys throughout the United States, before flooding.

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The George Washington Memorial Parkway was built into commemorate the th birthday of the nation’s first president. Within the City of Alexandria, the parkway travels the same path as historic Washington Street, laid out in Nearly years later, inthe City Council established the “Old and Historic Alexandria District”, America’s third municipal historic district.

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National Park Service) We want your feedback about ideas to make the George Washington Parkway safer. Friday, Janu is the last day to comment on our work to make the parkway safer between Alexandria and Mount Vernon.

Landscape archaeology thus involves the use of archaeological, documentary, and oral history evidence to study and interpret the ways past peoples shaped their landscapes through the deployment of cultural and social practices, and the ways, in turn, that such people were influenced, motivated, or constrained by their natural surroundings.

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Attn: Arlington Boathouse EA. Turkey Run Headquarters. George Washington Memorial Parkway. McLean, Virginia Only written comments will be accepted. Please submit your comments within 30 days of the posting of the notice of availability on the Planning, Environment, and Public Comment website.