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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)
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...
Artifact Inventory, Quackenbush Parking Garage Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2002)
Artifact inventory for Phase III at the Quackenbush Square site, Albany, NY.
Artifact Inventory, Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2005)
Artifact inventory for Phase III at Sheridan Hollow site, Albany, NY.
Beyond the North Gate: Archeology on the Outskirts of Colonial Albany. Archeological Data Retrieval, Quackenbush Square Parking Facility, Broadway, Albany, New York (2005)
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.
Data Retrieval Investigation, Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility Historic Archeological Site, Albany, New York
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...
Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY
Phase III data recovery and subsequent investigations for Section 106 compliance in Albany, NY. The project focused on recovery of archaeological data from three colonial and early federal contexts. The first two were a brickyard and brickmaker's house from the 17th century. The house was built in the 1630s to lease to a brickmaker; it was burned and rebuilt in the 1650s and finally abandoned about 1686. The brickyard operated from about 1654 until the late 1680s. The third context was a rum...
Site Photographs and Figures, Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2001)
Plan map of entire site and photographs of the rum distillery complex taken during a public information day in 2001.
Trace Element Analysis of Quackenbush Soils (2002)
Subconsultant report on trace element analysis of nightsoil from privies found at the Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY. Hall found evidence of several trace elements, including lead, mercury, and arsenic, in nightsoil deposits from the 18th and 19th centuries at the site. The document was presented as an appendix to the full Phase III data recovery report for the Quackenbush Square site.
"A Very Working-Class Neighborhood": Nineteenth-Century Archeology in Sheridan Hollow, Data Retrieval Investigation, Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility, City of Albany, Albany County, New York (2005)
Phase III Data Retrieval Report, including macrobotanical, faunal, and parasitic analyses; inventory of artifacts; figures; and site forms. The site consists of features and deposits associated with the urban residential occupation of Sheridan Hollow spanning from c. 1840-1920. Throughout most of the 19th century, the site was populated principally by Irish immigrants and first-generation Irish-Americans. The site components include the architectural remains of two rowhouses, seven privy vaults,...