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12,240 Square Feet; The 1740 Fire and Disaster at the Household Scale in Colonial Charleston (2021)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Sarah E Platt.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Archaeology of Urban Dissonance: Violence, Friction, and Change" , at the 2021 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. In 1770, the Provost-Marshal of the city of Charlestown (now Charleston, SC) advertised the land of a former gunsmith as for sale in The South Carolina Gazette. The valuable lot, situated in the center of the oldest part of the city, was described as “fifty-one feet, more or less” on front and in depth “two...


Archaeological Preservation Plan for Charleston, South Carolina (1984)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Martha Zierden. Jeanne Calhoun.

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Archeological Survey and Testing in the Holy Cross Historic District, New Orleans, Louisiana (1992)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jill-Karen Yakubik. Herschel A. Franks.

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Excavations in the carriage house basement of the Sorrel-Weed House (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kelly Westfield.

The Sorrel-Weed House in Savannah is one of only a handful of antebellum homes in the city's tourism industry to undergo archaeological studies. In spring 2017, excavations were conducted in the basement of the carriage house, where a depression in the floor was thought to be caused by the remains of a former enslaved woman. Completed in ca. 1841, the Sorrel-Weed House was built for merchant Francis Sorrel and is now the focus of a public interpretation program that involves infidelity,...


The Royal Armorer, Visiting Indian Delegations, and Colonoware at the Heyward-Washington House: Tales from a Legacy Collection (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Martha Zierden. Sarah Platt. Nic Butler. Jon Marcoux. Ron Anthony.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Boxed but not Forgotten Redux or: How I Learned to Stop Digging and Love Old Collections" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. The Heyward-Washington house is the first house museum in Charleston, South Carolina (opened in 1929) and site of the first large –scale urban archaeological investigation (1974-1977). It is now the largest legacy collection housed at The Charleston Museum. The c.1772 house is at least...