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625 Broadway Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY
PROJECT Uploaded by: Justin DiVirgilio

Phase III data recovery at various contexts ranging from a 17th-c. trader's hut to 19th-c. industrial and commercial contexts at 625 Broadway, Albany, NY, in advance of the construction of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation headquarters. Topics covered in the analysis include 17th-c. colonial trade and contact, production of wampum, evidence of a city-wide fire in 1797, a dump of painted pearlware from about 1797, analysis of the early 19th-c. Albany Female Academy,...


Archaeological Features, Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2005)
IMAGE Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Photographs of archaeological features associated with residences at 112, 114, and 116 Sheridan Avenue, Albany, NY, excavated for the Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site.


The Archaeology of 19th-Century Medicine in Troy and Albany, NY (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Tracy Miller.

Elevated concentrations of heavy metals in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century privy nightsoil samples raise questions related to historical medicine use. Historical evidence of medicinal practices demonstrates the frequent use of heavy metals in medicine. Previous archaeological studies of medicine have used medicine bottles to examine the potential differences in access to medicine across class. However, due to the difficulty of interpreting medicine bottles as evidence of medicine use, the...


Archaeoparasite Analysis of Sediments from the Niagra-Mohawk Power Corporation State Street Site, the Quackenbush Square Parking Garage Site, and the Court of Appeals Site. (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karl Reinhard.

Analysis of parasitic remains from the Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site as well as two other sites in Albany, NY. Subconsultant report appears as an appendix in the PDF Phase III data recovery report for the site.


Archaeoparasitology of Sheridan Hollow Features: Evaluation of Function and Pathogen Contamination (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karl Reinhard.

Microscopic analysis of parasitological archaeological remains from several features at the Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility site. Reinhard's report was included as an appendix to the Phase III data recovery report. The analysis covered 10 features at the site and found a variety of human-borne parasites. This study provides a comparative example to other similar studies elsewhere in Albany.


Archeological Investigations, Cresthill Suites Hotel, Washington Avenue, City of Albany, Albany County, NY (2001)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

This report details the discovery and examination of a segment of the Mohawk & Hudson Railroad berm and rail bed, c.1832-1844. The survey investigated what is likely the last remaining portion of this early rail line and documented elements that provided previously unknown historical engineering data.


Artifact Inventory, 625 Broadway Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2001)
DATASET Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Artifact inventory for Phase III at 625 Broadway site, Albany, NY.


Artifact Inventory, Quackenbush Parking Garage Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2002)
DATASET Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Artifact inventory for Phase III at the Quackenbush Square site, Albany, NY.


Artifact Inventory, Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2005)
DATASET Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Artifact inventory for Phase III at Sheridan Hollow site, Albany, NY.


Artifact Inventory, SUCF Parking Facility Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2001)
DATASET Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Artifact inventory for the SUCF Parking Garage site, Albany, NY.


Artifacts from Occupation 1 (Contact-1654), Brickmaker's House, Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2001)
IMAGE Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Photos of selected artifacts collected from Occupation 1 contexts at the Brickmaker's House in the Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY.


Artifacts from Occupation 2 (1654-1686), Brickmaker's House, Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2001)
IMAGE Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Photos of selected artifacts collected from Occupation 2 contexts at the Brickmaker's House in the Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY.


At the River's Edge: Two-Hundred-Fifty Years of Albany History: Data Retrieval, SUCF Parking Structure, Maiden Lane, Albany, NY. (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Report of Phase III data retrieval at the SUCF 600 historic archaeological site, including subconsultant reports and artifact inventory. The report is broken up into chapters pertaining to particular elements of the block-wide site.


Beyond the North Gate: Archeology on the Outskirts of Colonial Albany. Archeological Data Retrieval, Quackenbush Square Parking Facility, Broadway, Albany, New York (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Report of data recovery results from the Quackenbush Square Parking Facility site in Albany, NY. The pdf report focuses on the detailed excavation of a rum distillery (c.1750s-1820s) and a brickmaker's house and brickyard (c.1630s-1680s). The report includes micro/macroscopic analyses of faunal and floral materials, pollen, parasites,and heavy metal contents. The report also provides deep historical context to rum production and early colonial settlement in Albany and the Northeast.


Brickmaker's House, Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2002)
IMAGE Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Photographs of the 17th-c. brickmaker's house portion of the Quackenbush Square Parking Facility site.


Data Retrieval Investigation, Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility Historic Archeological Site, Albany, New York
PROJECT Uploaded by: Justin DiVirgilio

From 2003 to 2005, Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc. conducted a series of archeological investigations in advance of the construction of a parking facility in the Sheridan Hollow neighborhood of Albany, New York. The archeological examination, required by Section 14.09 of the New York State Historic Preservation Act, focused on two urban residential lots on Sheridan Avenue, occupied about 1840-1920. For most of the 19th century, the neighborhood was occupied by Irish immigrants and...


Data Retrieval, SUCF Parking Structure, Maiden Lane, Albany, New York.
PROJECT Uploaded by: Justin DiVirgilio

Hartgen conducted a Phase III data retrieval for the construction of a 600-car parking garage by the State University Construction Fund. The data retrieval focused on a city block along Albany's colonial waterfront. Archaeologists analyzed the remains of several late 18th to mid 19th-century residences and businesses built over landfill along the Hudson River. Beneath this were evidence of colonial land reclamation consisting of timber bulkheads and ricking, as well as the stockade which...


Detailed Vat Photos from the Douw-Quackenbush Rum Distillery, Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2002)
IMAGE Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Photographs of the distillery vats, still bases, and plumbing at the Douw-Quackenbush distillery, Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Site, Albany, NY. Citation for Figure 4: "Spirit Distillation." The Encyclopedia of Diderot & d'Alembert Collaborative Translation Project. Ann Arbor: MPublishing, University of Michigan Library, 2010. Web. [fill in today's date in the form 18 Apr. 2009 and remove square brackets]. <http://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.did2222.0001.438>. Trans. of "Distillateur...


Faunal Report, Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Marie Lorraine Pipes.

Faunal analysis of animal bones and food remains from features at the Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY. Pipes's report appears as an appendix in the Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility site data recovery report.


Feature Photographs from the SUCF Parking Garage site, Albany, NY (2001)
IMAGE Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Photographs of features from the SUCF site, Albany, NY. Features from the site were the subject of several written articles and chapters in edited books. Citations are available in the parent project resource.


Houses at 112 and 114 Sheridan Avenue, Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2005)
IMAGE Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Photographs of structural remains of two houses at 112 and 114 Sheridan Avenue at the Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility site. The houses were built in the early 1840s and represent examples of row-housing in Albany. Accompanied by conjectural plans of the house and contemporary examples.


On the Outside Looking In: Four Centuries of Change at 625 Broadway, Archeology at the DEC Headquarters, 625 Broadway, Albany, New York. (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Report of Phase III Data Recovery at the 625 Broadway Historic Archaeological Site. Includes all appendices and artifact inventory. Report broken out into 12 chapters covering various aspects of the site.


Part 1: Painted Pearlware from the 625 Broadway Site, Albany, NY (2002)
IMAGE Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Part 1 of 2. Photographs of hand-painted patterns and painters' marks on vessel fragments recovered from the 625 Broadway Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, New York.


Part 2: Painted Pearlware Vessels from the 625 Broadway Site, Albany, NY (2002)
IMAGE Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Part 2 of 2. Photographs of hand-painted patterns and painters' marks on vessel fragments recovered from the 625 Broadway Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, New York.


Phase I Literature Review and Archeological Field Investigation, Monitoring Fiber Optic Cable Installation, Maiden Lane, City of Albany, Albany County, NY (2001)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Phase I investigations and monitoring for the installation of a fiber optic cable in Maiden Lane. The monitoring work uncovered a 19th-c. foundation and associated sheet midden, as well as a late 17th-c. feature and two 18th-c. features. Samples were recovered from each feature.