Arcola Plantation

Second Sugar Mill

Shown on the 1890 map

Researched in the year 2011 by

Overview of the area

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Metal artifact with Phoenix Iron Works Houston written on it.pdf

1 Floor plan before completed excavation.pdf

3 Floor plan cleaned up and used in the report.pdf

Examples of bricks found.pdf


“The research was done under theTexas Antiquities Code in consultation with theTexas Historical Commission.  This work was done in an effort to gather as much information about the sugarhouse as possible prior to building a road for the high school.  The site was filled in and a 12 inch thick cement road was built over it.”  


Other photos taken during the excavation are below.

The gear above was found in the bank of Oyster Creek directly east of the excavation.

 

 


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