Distillery (Site Type Keyword)
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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)
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.
Artifact Inventory, Quackenbush Parking Garage Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2002)
Artifact inventory for Phase III at the Quackenbush Square 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.
Detailed Vat Photos from the Douw-Quackenbush Rum Distillery, Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2002)
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...
National Register of Historic Place Multiple Property Documentation Form for the Archaeological and Historical Resources of the Avon Park Air Force Range (1994) (1994)
The Avon Park Air Force Range (APAFR) contains a diverse array of cultural resources that span the entire period of human occupation of the Kissimmee River Valley. Documented sites range in date from the Archaic period (ca. 6500-500 B.C.) through the first half of the 20th century. Most of the documented periods of occupation of the APAFR are represented by prehistoric and historic period archaeological sites that have been determined to be eligible for listing on the National Register (NR) of...
Pollen 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)
Subconsultant analysis of pollen from sediments collected at the Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site and two other archaeological sites in Albany, NY. Report appeared as an appendix to the PDF Phase III report.
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...
The Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Site Faunal Analysis and Interpretation (2002)
Analysis of faunal remains from the Quackenbush Square Parking Facility site in Albany, NY. Includes analysis of wild game remains from a 17th-c. context. Originally appeared as an appendix to the Phase III report for the Quackenbush site.
Rum Distillation Vat Removal and Conservation, Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Site, Albany, NY (2002)
After the rum distillery site was buried beneath crushed stone fill to prepare for construction, plans were made to remove and conserve two of the more complete and intact vats. The vats were conserved with PEG at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum in New York State and put on permanent display at an exhibit of Albany archaeology in the Charles L. Fisher Gallery at the New York State Museum.
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.