Priority cultural resources are places of such importance to the history and culture of Pima County that their protection is warranted in the public interest. Out of more than 3,500 known archaeological sites and 4,000 historic buildings, 229 priority cultural resources were identified.
Pima County, in partnership with the National Park Service, has been an active participant in the development of a 70 mile segment of the trail. With the preparation of this Master Plan, Pima County has embarked on an active program to acquire the necessary rights-of-way and easements and to construct the Pima County segment of the national historic trail.
Describes the evolution of transportation routes and transportation methods in Pima County throughout time, and the effect that modes of transportation have had on the size and form of the community. Stage, freight, and railroad transportation followed the main historic corridors established by previous cultures and technologies.
In order to communicate effectively about land use in Pima County, we must understand that different individuals and groups of people have assigned meaning to places and landscapes in Pima County in accordance with their experiences and their mode of communication. Ten different cultures and their landscapes are described, providing a fascinating summary of the history of each group in the area.
A fascinating and detailed look at sixteen communities in Pima County that experienced the boom and bust of the mining industry since the 1800s. Conveyed from a cultural historian's perspective, the stories of these communities are told with a goal of promoting preservation of the remnant railroads, schools, post offices, hotels, saloons and other artifacts from this chapter of our history in Pima County.
Provides eight fact sheets that highlight land uses during the last twelve thousand years. Each fact sheet describes the environmental conditions and settlement patterns of the time. A map of the important archaeologic or historic sites is provided for each period.
Provides a review of cultural resources management on the public lands as currently practiced in Pima County, Arizona. Cultural resources include archaeological sites, historic resources, and places of traditional cultural value. This report examines which agencies are responsible for cultural resource management, when they began their programs, how management is conducted, and the challenges that must be met in order to achieve the goal of preserving and protecting cultural resources for future generations.
Describes how information was collected for use in preparing the cultural and historical resources element. The SDCP is a regional planning effort that is designed to balance future growth in Pima County with environmental protection. Pima County compiled and analyzed information on three basic resource types known to occur within the County's jurisdiction: archaeological sites, historical resources, and traditional cultural places.
This study covers the time period after 1200 A.D. in terms of the domestic landscape, the agricultural landscape, and the social landscape as the residents of southern Arizona adjust to upheaval and change in environmental and social conditions. This memorandum summarizes the study about the Classic Period and provides a comparison of findings and theories about area residents from both before and after 1200 A.D. -- which is the approximate time frame of the collapse and restructuring of cultural landscapes.
Cultural and historical resources are those places that are produced by, and reflect upon, the people who have lived for thousands of years in what is today Pima County, Arizona. These places include archaeological sites of both historic and prehistoric times; buildings, structures, and engineered features, as well as historically modified landscapes; and finally, places of importance to the beliefs, practices and historical identity of traditional communities. This report is an effort to prepare a detailed and comprehensive summary of all that is known about cultural and historical resources in Pima County.
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