Credits and Sources
The McKinney Roughs Site exhibit was written by Steve Carpenter with contributions from Kevin Miller, both of SWCA Environmental Consultants of Austin. Carpenter served as Principal Investigator for the testing investigations at the site, and Miller served as Principal Investigator for the data recovery investigations. The exhibit was created by TBH editor Susan Dial and developed for the web by TBH editorial assistant Heather Smith. Unless otherwise noted, photos were taken by SWCA staff; maps were drawn by Carole Medlar Carpenter of SWCA.
Steve Carpenter is a project archeologist who has worked for SWCA for 6 years. His expertise is the prehistoric Native American cultures of Texas and northeastern Mexico, areas of interest that have been cultivated by work with the Texas Archeological Research Laboratory at the University of Texas, the Texas General Land Office, and SWCA. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from Texas A&M University and a Master’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
Kevin Miller is the cultural resources Program Director for SWCA’s Texas offices, where he has worked for nearly 15 years. His experience includes the archeology of Texas, southern Oklahoma, Arkansas, New Mexico, Arizona, and encompasses a wide range of archeological projects, from large-scale excavations or field surveys to historic studies. His expertise includes prehistoric lithic technology, subsistence reconstruction, and resource management. He holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Anthropology from The University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Miller currently serves as Past-President of the Council of Texas Archeologists.
The Woodbine Development Corporation and Bastrop Resort Partners, L.P., sponsored the archeological investigations on behalf of Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa. This exhibit is a public-education component of those investigations as stipulated by the Lower Colorado River Authority, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the Texas Historical Commission.
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