Caltrans contracted with the Anthropological Studies Center at Sonoma State University to prepare archaeological research designs for mining sites, work camps, and town sites.
Native Americans, Basque cattle ranchers, and Portuguese farmers were among the groups that occupied this portion of southeastern Contra Costa County, California.
In November of 2015, Julia Costello and Judith Marvin of Foothill Resources, and Gerrit Fenenga, CAL FIRE Senior State Archaeologist, identified over two dozen archaeological sites along roads within areas burned by the recent Butte Fire.
The Anthropological Studies Center of Sonoma State University has undertaken a study of the potential effects of climate change on indigenous archaeological sites at Point Reyes National Seashore.
This document contains descriptions of the standing structures, landscape, and historic sites located within the Park. The history of each structure, feature, and site is presented along with references made to them in Jack London’s writings.