Miwok Bark House, Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park

Summary

SCH Number
2005048294
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Miwok Bark House, Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/21/2005

Document Description
Construct a replica of a Miwok Bark House at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park for interpretive purposes. The conical structure will consist of a framework of 15' pine poles covered with 10'-12' long slabs of cedar bark that are 6-8 inches thick. The structure will be about 10.5' in diameter at the base. The structure will have an opening of approximately 4' high and 3' wide. The poles and cedar bark slabs will be buried at the base in a trench 4-6 inches deep and the poles and bark slabs will be wired together at the top. Construction will require excavating a trench 4-6 inches deep around the perimeter of the bark house to anchor the structure. This excavation will be monitored by a DPR-qualified archaeologist.

Contact Information
Jim Micheaels
California Department of Parks and Recreation
1416 Ninth Street P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

Phone : (916) 988-0205
jmiche@parks.ca.gov

Location

Counties
El Dorado

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15303
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the construction of a small interpretive exhibit and is included as "construction or installation of park facilities" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR § 15300.4.
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