Anthropology Research :: CRSP
The Cultural Resources Survey Program conducts many archaeological and architectural surveys every year. The following are some of our past projects:
- Archaeology of Pearl Street – Archaeological
sites under Pearl Street in Albany, New York show how the city has
changed since it was founded in the 17th century.
- Norton Street Excavations – a stratigraphic sequence from the mid-18th to the early 19th century.
- Howard Street Excavations – the site of a church, parsonage, and cemetary deeded to the Lutheran church in 1680.
- State Street Excavations – an early 18th century British guardhouse.
- Facial Reconstruction – the making of “Pearl”: a facial reconstruction of the remains of one of three adult skeletons found durign the Howard Street excavations.
- The Weaver–Demarest Site – "Backyard" archaeology in the village of Waterford, New York. The process by which Waterford was settled and developed is studied by excavating a backyard.
- African–American Archaeology on Long Island – The Betsy-Prince and Prince-Miller Sites are late 18th to early-19th century domestic sites (former home) in the Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, NY.
- Archaeology at Ballston – The archaeology of the Ballston Archaeological District and the Jennings Site. The Ballston Archaeological District consists of 14 archaeological sites dating to the Federal Period (c. 1790-1830) occupation of this rural frontier community.
- The New York Knife Company – Industrial history and archaeology of the New York Knife Company (1856-1931) in the Village of Walden, Orange County NY.
- The Parishville Center Wagon Shop – An mid-19th century wagon shop and blacksmith.
- The Kent–Hayt Site – Archaeology of an eighteenth and nineteenth century house site the Town of Patterson, Putnam County NY.
- The Rhoades Site – A mid-nineteenth century house site in Orange County, NY.
- The Glenn Tannery – Archaeology of a nineteenth century Adirondack tannery.
- The Henry Stacy Site – a mid-19th century farmstead in Oswego County, NY.
- The O'Donnell Site – an early farmhouse from the late 1700s in Dutchess County, NY.
- Schoharie Creek II – a multi-component Early-Middle Woodland Camp and 19th Century Domestic Site in the Town of Schoharie, Schoharie County.
- The Bailey Site – a small Iroquoian horticultural hamlet circa 1400–1450AD located in Onondaga County.
- The Paul J. Higgins Site – a Late Archaic (4000-1400 BC) and Late Woodland (AD 700-Contact) lithic reduction site in New York’s Lower Hudson Valley Region
- Million Dollar Beach Site - a multi-component archaeological site directly adjacent to the famous waterfront in the Village of Lake George.
- Pethick Site - a site producing more than 350,000 artifacts associated with four major cultural occupations 4,000-3,000 B.C., 1000 B.C.-A.D. 300, A.D. 1300-1400, and mid 19th century.
- The Andrew Shelters Log House – history and archaeology of a 19th century log cabin in Clinton County, New York.