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Archaeological Monitoring of Services Installation for the Manitoba Children's Museum at The Forks

Quaternary Consultants Ltd.

Monitoring of installations yielded 404 artifacts relating to the following periods: Late Woodland (AD 500-1737); Fort Gibraltar I (1810-1816); Immigration Sheds (1872-1885); and Railroad (1888-1988). Precontact artifacts are limited to lithic and faunal remains. Postcontact artifacts represent the following categories: architectural objects; transportations; smoking equipment; ceramic, glass, and metal dinnerware, storage, and ornamental containers; clothing; detritus. Features recovered include brick foundations, a midden, and a Precontact occupation site. Stratigraphy is discussed in detail. Appendices include an artifact catalogue.

Quaternary Consultants Ltd.. 1994. Archaeological Monitoring of Services Installation for the Manitoba Children's Museum at The Forks. Winnipeg: Quarternary Consultants Ltd. Prepared for The Forks Renewal Corporation, Manitoba Children's Museum, Winnipeg Hydro. [ CRM report (32pp)(HRB, MM) ]

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