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Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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On September 24, 1990, the College of William and Mary's Center for Archaeological Research (WMCAR) conducted a Phase I archaeological survey of an approximately one-half-acre parcel for a proposed Scientific Storage building at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS), Gloucester Point, Virginia (Figures 1 and 2). This area is located within the Gloucester Point Archaeological District. The purpose of the study was to provide preliminary identification and assessment of prehistoric and historic sites, or potential site locations, within the proposed project area.


Report submitted to the VIrginia Institute of Marine Science by the William and Mary Center for Archaeological Research.

Provides overviews of prehistoric, historical area resources, survey methods and artifact inventory and bibliographical references.


Gloucester County (Va.) -- Antiquities, Archaeological surveying -- Virginia -- Gloucester County

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