Privy (Site Type Keyword)
1-25 (43 Records)
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,...
An Analysis of Two Privy Contexts from the Manalapan Village House Site (28-Mo-349) (2006)
Three soil samples from two mid-to-late eighteenth-century privies excavated at the Manalapan Village House Site in New Jersey were submitted to the Fiske Center for parasitological analysis. Despite the addition of a Lycopodium spore tracer to the samples to ensure against analyst error, no parasite ova were recovered from the three samples. Additional parasitological processing using the Fecasol flotation method was undertaken, as well as an examination of the remainder of the soil samples for...
Archaeological Features, Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2005)
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.
Archaeological Investigations at the Loring-Greenough House (2000)
In June 1999, Katharine Cipolla of The Jamaica Plain Tuesday Club, Inc. contacted The Center for Cultural and Environmental History at the University of Massachusetts Boston to conduct a survey of the property surrounding The Loring Greenough House in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. Proposed archaeological investigations were prompted by restoration plans designed to enhance the interpretive program for The Loring-Greenough House and its residents covering almost 240 years. The Loring-Greenough...
Archaeological Site Examination: Orchard House Preservation Project (2002)
A preservation program for Orchard House in Concord, MA (Con.-HA-17), the historic home of the Alcott family including Louisa May, author of Little Women (1868), called for extensive structural repairs and construction of a new foundation under the rear portion of the house as well as interior and exterior utility work. Archaeological testing was conducted to identify cultural resources that would be impacted by the proposed project, and to propose alternatives to avoid, minimize or mitigate...
An Archaeological Survey in the Blackwater Area, Volume 2: Site Descriptions and Related Data (1994)
The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), United States Department of the Interior, was in the initial stages of the Water Management Project designed to bring Central Arizona Project water to the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC). Under terms of a contract signed in 1992 with the GRIC, facilities designed and constructed by Reclamation would deliver 173,000 acre-feet of water annually onto the reservation. Federal law mandates consideration of potential impacts of such projects upon cultural...
Archaeological Testing and Data Recovery Excavations at Bulloch Hall (9FU255), Fulton County, Georgia (2000)
In March and May 1998, Brockington and Associates, Inc., conducted archaeological testing and data recovery excavations in specific areas at Bulloch Hall (9FU255), Fulton County, Georgia. Other excavations completed by volunteers during the last two years are also described in this report. These excavations were conducted in anticipation of interpretive reconstructions on the grounds of Bulloch Hall, which is now a house museum. The reconstructions consist of a five-hole privy, a dogtrot slave...
Archaeoparasitology of Sheridan Hollow Features: Evaluation of Function and Pathogen Contamination (2005)
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 Determination of the Configuration and Size of the Arnold Barn and Mitigation of Construction-Related Impacts, Lincoln Home National Historic Site (1997)
The Master Plan (1970) of the Lincoln Horne National Historic Site calls for the reconstruction of the Arnold Barn using available historic documentation and information derived from controlled archeological investigations. The Site's management staff seeks to use all sources of evidence to ensure that the barn appears as it did circa 1860. Excavations at the site revealed evidence of two barns. The earlier rectangular barn was replaced with a smaller square barn. The sequence of...
An Archeological Inventory and Assessment of 14 Archeological Sites in the Everett Area, Boston Township, Summit County, Ohio (2011)
This report documents the planning process for identifying and protecting archeological resources within Everett in Cuyahoga Valley National Park with regard to a proposed sewer system to be developed to serve numerous historic structures in the crossroads community. It also describes the components, content, and context of 14 archeological sites that occur on the properties to be served by the new sewer system. The sewer system would be a unified, single system connected to the City of Akron...
Archeological Investigations at Fort Scott National Historic Site, Bourbon County, Kansas: 1992 (1992)
In November and December of 1992 trenches were dug for the installation of a new security alarm system at Fort Scott National Historic Site, Kansas. The trenching operations were monitored to determine if cultural features and artifacts are located in the areas of primary impact. Several features were recorded, and a number of artifacts dating to the military and post-military history of the fort were collected. In addition, a final portion of this report addresses the research potential in...
Artifact Inventory, 625 Broadway Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2001)
Artifact inventory for Phase III at 625 Broadway 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.
Artifact Inventory, SUCF Parking Facility Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2001)
Artifact inventory for the SUCF Parking Garage 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)
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.
Data Recovery Investigation of Clay Hill Plantation (38DR375), Dorchester County, South Carolina (2018)
Archaeological investigations at 38DR375-Locus 1 identified two distinct occupations: an early eighteenth- to mid-nineteenth-century occupation related to Clay Hill Plantation activities and a late nineteenth- to early twentieth-century tenant farm settlement. These investigations identified multiple activity areas, including six distinct structures (Structures 1-6), across 38DR375-Locus 1, all of which formed part of the former Clay Hill Plantation settlement. These structures include a privy...
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...
Data Retrieval, SUCF Parking Structure, Maiden Lane, Albany, New York.
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...
Evaluative Investigations at the Au Sable Light Station, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan, 1990 (1994)
Midwest Archeological Center personnel conducted two weeks of evaluative test excavations at 20AR193, the Au Sable Light Station, in the eastern portion of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in September of 1990. Undertaken in support of architectural and engineering consultation at the site prior to the restoration of some of the buildings at Au Sable, the Center excavations exposed subsurface foundation profiles at six standing structures. Additionally, limited block excavations and trenching...
Faunal Report, Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2005)
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)
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)
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.
Investigating the Heart of a Community: Archaeological Excavations at the African Meeting House Boston, Massachuesetts (2007)
In 2005, an extensive archaeological investigation occurred at the African American Meeting House in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts in anticipation of proposed renovations to the property for the 2006 bi-centennial celebration. Excavations were conducted by the University of Massachusetts Boston in collaboration with the Museum of African American History covering a 19 square meter area of potential impact. This area included the backlot of the historic Meeting House,...
On the Outside Looking In: Four Centuries of Change at 625 Broadway, Archeology at the DEC Headquarters, 625 Broadway, Albany, New York. (2002)
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.
Parasite Analysis of Samples from the Trenton ECC Site in Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey (2008)
Four soil samples from privy and well contexts at an eighteenth and nineteenth-century historic period site in Trenton, New Jersey, were submitted to the Fiske Center for parasitological analysis. Both whipworm (Tricuris sp.) and roundworm (Ascaris sp.) were identified in the samples, with the highest concentration present in Feature 3, an unlined privy dating to the eighteenth century.