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Press Kit Images

  • Fort Orange, 1635, L. F. Tantillo

    Fort Orange, 1635, L. F. Tantillo
    By using information from archaeological and historical research, Artist Len Tantillo helps us visualize Fort Orange.

  • Dr. Paul Huey,

    Dr. Paul Huey, an archaeologist from the State Historic Trust (predecessor to the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation) at the transit.

  • Fort Orange excavation site in 1970

    A view of the Fort Orange excavation site in 1970. The D & H building is in the distance.

  • Fort Orange excavation site in 1970

    A view of the Fort Orange excavation site in 1970. Ramps for 787 along the Hudson River were being built.

  • Dr. Paul Huey and a team of volunteers

    Dr. Paul Huey and a team of mostly volunteers discovered the remnants of the fort.

  • Impressed pottery sherd

    Impressed pottery sherd

    Native Peoples were living near the site of Fort Orange for thousands of years. The earliest artifacts recovered from the excavation date to around 3,000 years ago—including this cooking vessel sherd.

  • German bellarmine stoneware jug sherd

    German bellarmine stoneware jug sherd, early 1600s

  • Roemer glassware bases with raspberry prunts

    Roemer glassware bases with raspberry prunts, 1600s

  • Shallow Delft bowl (klapmutsen), 1640s

    Shallow Delft bowl (klapmutsen), 1640s

  • Stoneware and redware marbles, 1600s

    Stoneware and redware marbles, 1600s

  • Yellow bricks, ca. 1650s

    Yellow bricks, ca. 1650s