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Veterans Affairs, Long Beach

Veterans Affairs, Long Beach

Cogstone was retained by the Veterans Affairs Long Beach Healthcare System (VALBHS) to review prior architectural survey reports and site records, to record and evaluate historic-age buildings not previously recorded and evaluated, to conduct Section 106 Native American consultation and to develop a Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) Plan of Action (POA). This work was in support of the Section 106 requirements related to an undertaking that involved 11 proposed projects to be completed in Long Beach, California. Cogstone recorded and evaluated 13 buildings...

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Hoon wit ten ca va

Hoon wit ten ca va

Cogstone identified and gathered published and unpublished archaeological, anthropological, historical, folkloric, linguistic, and ethnographic primary and secondary resources in order to evaluate the eligibility of listing Hoon wit ten ca va (Garnet Hill) as a Traditional Cultural Property (TCP) in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). Also known as “Hills of the Roasted Bear”, extensive research showed that Hoon wit ten ca va was a sacred place that continues to play an important role in the maintenance of Cahuilla cultural identity and cultural practices. Although this study...

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Del Sur Solar Facility

Del Sur Solar Facility

Cogstone prepared a Cultural and Paleontological Assessment in support of an EIR for a 100 mega-watt (MW) Del Sur Solar Generation Facility. Located on a 725-acre project privately owned parcel in Los Angeles County. Cogstone documented six historic sites, including an early 20th century historic farm, foundations, earthen reservoirs, and irrigation/water conveyance features. The two parallel graded-earth driveways leading to the historic farm were first recorded in 2011 and updated in 2014 with Cogstone ameliorated the site record for the driveways to include the associated farmstead, barn,...

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