Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory

The Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory (MAC Lab) is a archaeological research, conservation and curation facility located at Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum, the State Museum of Archaeology, in southern Maryland. The MAC Lab serves as a clearinghouse for archaeological collections recovered from projects conducted throughout Maryland, as well as collections from private donations (http://www.jefpat.org/mac_lab.html).

The digital records for the MAC Lab's collections are available here and are organized according to contributing installation. They are further organised by MAC Lab accession number and/or by archaeological site.


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1981-1983 Naval Air Station Patuxent River Survey, Maryland (1998.032) Archaeological Investigation, East Land Range No. 1, Naval Recreation Center Solomons (2008.027) Archaeological Investigations at the Posey Site (18CH281) and 18CH282 Indian Head Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (2005.012) Bellevue Housing Complex, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, DC (2010.064) Cedar Point Golf Course Renovation, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (2000.004) Cultural Resource Study of 8 Sites, Fort Meade (2004.038)
  • Cultural Resource Study of 8 Sites, Fort Meade (2004.038)
    PROJECT Army -- Archaeology and Historic Preservation Program.

    This project contains artifact catalogs, excavation photographs, and photograph records for a phase II investigations of sites 18AN51, 18AN399, 18AN930, 18AN931, 18AN932, 18AN1240, located at Fort Meade, Maryland.

Goose Creek Survey, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (2000.007)
  • Goose Creek Survey, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (2000.007)
    PROJECT Navy. Julia A. King. Edward E. Chaney.

    This project contains the artifact photographs and drawings, distribution data, curation catalog, photo catalog, and official report of the Phase I survey excavations at Goose Creek, Maryland. The goal of the project was to identify and inventory all archaeological sites within the project boundary in accordance with Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended. The Goose Creek Survey took place on Naval Air Station Patuxent River (NASPAX) and is found in St. Mary’s...

Greenbury Point Monitoring, Site 18AN160, NSS Annapolis (2006.023) Harper's Creek Survey, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (2001.033)
  • Harper's Creek Survey, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (2001.033)
    PROJECT Navy. Julia A. King. Edward E. Chaney.

    This project includes photographs, distribution data, statistical analyses, and an official report of the Phase I survey at Harper's Creek, St. Mary's County, Maryland. The goal of this survey was to identify and inventory all archaeological sites within the project boundary in accordance with Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended. The project area is in Maryland Archaeological Research Unit Number 9, the Estuarine Patuxent Drainage of the Coastal Plain...

Mattapany, Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland (1998.032, 1998.034, 1998.035) National Register Eligibility Evaluations of Sites 18ST659 and 18ST754 and Data Recovery Excavations at VXX Presidential Helicopter Facility, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (2006.055) Naval District Washington, Section 110 Surveys, Anacostia Annex, Potomac Annex and US Naval Observatory (2013.047) Pearson Creek Survey, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (1999.009)
  • Pearson Creek Survey, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (1999.009)
    PROJECT Navy. Julia A. King. Edward E. Chaney.

    This project contains an artifact inventory, distribution data, and official report from Phase I excavations at Pearson Creek, Maryland. The goal of the project was to identify and inventory all archaeological sites within the project boundary in accordance with Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended. The Pearson Creek Survey took place on Naval Air Station Patuxent River (NASPAX) and is found in St. Mary’s County, within Maryland Archaeological Research Unit...

Phase I and II Investigations at Site W, Adelphi Laboratory Center (2000.030)
  • Phase I and II Investigations at Site W, Adelphi Laboratory Center (2000.030)
    PROJECT Army -- Archaeology and Historic Preservation Program.

    Garrow & Associates, Inc., conducted Phase II archaeological fieldwork at Site W on the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Prince George's County, Maryland. The project was conducted for the Baltimore District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in August 1995 for the Army Adelphi Laboratories, which has acquired a portion of the naval facility. The project tested two archaeological sites (18PR465 and 18PR466) within a parcel to be used for a wastewater containment pond, an administrative building, and a...

Phase I and II Investigations at Sites 51SW22 and 51SW7, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, DC (2013.015) Phase I and II Investigations, Washington Navy Yard Quarters, Washington D.C. (2013.005) Phase I and Phase II Excavations of 400 Area Ridge Top, Locus I (Site 18MO396), Adelphi Laboratory Center (2000.031) Phase I and Phase II Investigations, Sites 18AN398, 18AN929, 18AN982, 18AN983, 18AN988, and 18AN989, Fort Meade (2004.037) Phase I and Phase II Survey of Blossom Point Farmhouse, Adelphi Laboratory Center (2000.029)
  • Phase I and Phase II Survey of Blossom Point Farmhouse, Adelphi Laboratory Center (2000.029)
    PROJECT Army -- Archaeology and Historic Preservation Program. Jay F. Custer.

    This project contains an artifact catalog for a phase I and phase II surveys of the historic Blossom Point Farmhouse by the KFS Historic Preservation Group. The following is from Diagnostic Artifacts in Maryland: "The Blossom Point site is located at the confluence of the Potomac River and Nanjemoy Creek in Charles County, Maryland. A brick house measuring approximately 25’ by 30’ was constructed there c. 1805 for Bennett Semmes, a tenant farmer and overseer. At the time, Blossom Point...

Phase I Archaeological Investigations at Naval Station, Annapolis (2006.026) Phase I Archaeological Investigations, Point Lookout (2000.019)
  • Phase I Archaeological Investigations, Point Lookout (2000.019)
    PROJECT Navy. Julia A. King. Edward E. Chaney.

    This project contains an official report, an artifact distribution table, and an excavation drawing from the Phase I archaeological investigations conducted between February 15 and May 23, 1995 on the U.S. Navy property at Point Lookout, Maryland (18ST61), and on three small Navy-owned tracts located along the Chesapeake Bay between Point Lookout and the Naval Air Station Patuxent River. These four properties presently function as radar installations or theodolite stations. Additional...

Phase I Archaeological Investigations, Webster Field Annex, Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland (2000.016) Phase I Archaeological Resources Inventory, Naval Recreation Center Solomons (1998.040)
  • Phase I Archaeological Resources Inventory, Naval Recreation Center Solomons (1998.040)
    PROJECT Navy. Julia King. Edward E. Chaney.

    This project contains survey logs, survey maps, and final report for phase I investigations of sites 18CV316, 18CV356, 18CV357, 18CV358, 18CV359, 18CV360, 18CV361, 18CV362, 18CV363, 18CV364, and 18CVX289 located at the Naval Recreation Center Solomons, Calvert County, Maryland. This survey was conducted by the staff of the Southern Maryland Regional Center at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum in cooperation with the Cultural and Natural Resources Branch of the Environmental and Natural...

Phase I Cultural Resources Survey of Harry Diamond Laboratories, Field Test Facility, Blossom Point, Adelphi Laboratory Center (2000.027) Phase I Investigation at MRICD, Aberdeen Proving Ground (2010.058)
  • Phase I Investigation at MRICD, Aberdeen Proving Ground (2010.058)
    PROJECT Army -- Archaeology and Historic Preservation Program.

    Phase I Archaeological Survey at the Proposed U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (MRICD), Aberdeen Proving Ground- Edgewood Area, Harford County, Maryland, US. This Project contains an artifact inventory and a data set with provenience information.

Phase I Investigation at the Proposed 'New' CHPPM Campus, Aberdeen Proving Ground (2007.039) Phase I Investigation at the Proposed Ammunition Operations Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground (2007.038) Phase I Investigation for the Proposed Relocation of Combat Drive and a Proposed Borrow Area (2010.059) Phase I Investigation of Spesutie Island, Aberdeen Proving Ground (1996.041)
  • Phase I Investigation of Spesutie Island, Aberdeen Proving Ground (1996.041)
    PROJECT Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Norfolk, VA.

    This project contains photographs of excavation, artifacts and conservation efforts associated a Phase I investigation on Spesutie Island, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland . Images here of excavations are digital copies of photographs originally taken in 1993. The photographs are divided by site, with a Image Resource page for Site 18HA133 and another Image Resource page for Site 18HA242. Photographs of the conservation process of artifacts from Site 18HA242 are available as a single PDF.

Phase I Investigation, US Navy North Severn Waste Treatment Upgrade,US Navy North Severn Complex (2013.048)
  • Phase I Investigation, US Navy North Severn Waste Treatment Upgrade,US Navy North Severn Complex (2013.048)
    PROJECT Navy. Elizabeth A. Comer.

    An archaeological identification survey (Phase I) was performed within the proposed area of the upgrades to the North Severn Waste Water Treatment Plant located at the Naval Support Activity Annapolis, Maryland. The project area consists of approximately 5.3 acres in the North Severn area along the south bank of Carr Creek, within Anne Arundel County, Maryland. This project area is located in the Severn River drainage portion of Council for Maryland Archeology Research Unit 7. The subsurface...

Phase I Investigations at the United States Naval Academy Dairy Farm (2009.001)
  • Phase I Investigations at the United States Naval Academy Dairy Farm (2009.001)
    PROJECT Navy.

    This project contains prehistoric and historic artifact catalogs and excavation photographs for sites 18AN0394, 18AN0395, 18AN1028, 18AN1029, 18AN1359, 18AN1360, 18AN1361, 18AN1362, 18AN1363, 18AN1364, 18AN1365, 18AN1366, 18AN1367, 18AN1368, 18AN1369, 18AN1370, 18AN1371, and 18AN1374 identified during phase I investigations, United States Naval Academy Dairy Farm, Maryland.

Phase I Investigations at the US Naval Academy, Brigade Sports Complex, North Severn River Complex (2010.048) Phase I Investigations of the Proposed US Navy Academy Rugby Field, Greenbury Point (2010.049) Phase I Investigations, National Naval Medical Center (NNMC), Washington D.C. (2008.004)
  • Phase I Investigations, National Naval Medical Center (NNMC), Washington D.C. (2008.004)
    PROJECT Navy. Elizabeth A. Comer.

    A Phase I Archaeological Evaluation was conducted by EAC/A Archaeology within a roughly 14.3 acres study area at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, in Montgomery County, Maryland. As surface visibility was limited, all testing consisted of subsurface excavation, and a total of 350 STPs were excavated on a 10m rectilinear grid This survey identified five prehistoric sites, and a large area of mixed and apparently redeposited historic materials. The majority of historic material was...

Phase I Investigations, Nebraska Avenue Complex, Washington D.C. (2010.067) Phase I investigations, Outlying Areas, Webster Field Annex (2013.020) Phase I Investigations, Proposed Expansion of the Columbarium, US Naval Academy (2010.050)
  • Phase I Investigations, Proposed Expansion of the Columbarium, US Naval Academy (2010.050)
    PROJECT Navy. Elizabeth A. Comer.

    An identification (Phase I) archaeological survey was performed within an area encompassing alternatives under consideration for expansion of the existing U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Columbarium. This project area consists of approximately 1.49 acres along the north bank of College Creek, within Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. This project area is located in the Severn River drainage portion of Council for Maryland Archeology Research Unit 7. The subsurface survey consisted of 34 shovel...

Phase I Survey and Predictive Model Testing, Naval Support Facility Indian Head, Maryland (2012.043)
  • Phase I Survey and Predictive Model Testing, Naval Support Facility Indian Head, Maryland (2012.043)
    PROJECT Navy.

    On behalf of the Department of the Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Washington, The Louis Berger Group, Inc. (LBG), carried out a Phase I archaeological survey of three areas at Naval Support Facility Indian Head, Charles County, Maryland. The survey was conducted as part of compliance efforts for Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act, as amended. The purpose of the Phase I survey was both to determine the presence or absence of archaeological sites in the survey areas...

Phase I Survey at the Posey Site, Naval Support Facility Indian Head, Charles County, Maryland (2012.041)
  • Phase I Survey at the Posey Site, Naval Support Facility Indian Head, Charles County, Maryland (2012.041)
    PROJECT Navy.

    On behalf of the Department of the Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Washington, The Louis Berger Group, Inc. (LBG), carried out a Phase I archaeological survey at Naval Support Facility Indian Head, Charles County, Maryland. The Navy is planning to upgrade riverwater lines at the installation, and the archaeological investigation was conducted as part of Section 106 compliance efforts for the project. Two alternative alignments for riverwater line replacement were examined, which are...

Phase I Survey of 3,250 Acres, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (2004.029) Phase I Survey of Twelve Areas at Blossom Point, Adelphi Laboratory Center (2000.028) Phase I, II & III Investigations for the G.A.T.E. Project, Aberdeen Proving Ground (2011.030) Phase I, II, III Investigations at 18ST704, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (2002.015) Phase I, II, III Investigations at NAVAIR, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (2008.005) Phase I/II Investigations at Site 18HA030, Old Baltimore, Aberdeen Proving Ground (2002.018)
  • Phase I/II Investigations at Site 18HA030, Old Baltimore, Aberdeen Proving Ground (2002.018)
    PROJECT Army -- Archaeology and Historic Preservation Program.

    This project contains photographs of images of artifacts, architecture and an artifact inventory from Phase I/II investigations at Site 18HA030, Old Baltimore, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland US. Artifact images are organised onto resource pages by the following categories: ceramics, faunal, metals, pipes, prehistoric and miscellaneous.

Phase I/II Investigations at Gunpowder Meeting House & Phase III Investigation at Quiet Lodge, Aberdeen Proving Ground (2001.054) Phase II & III Investigations of 18CV361 and 18CV362, Naval Recreation Center Solomons (1999.024) Phase II Archaeological Investigations of 18ST233 and 18ST329, Webster Field Annex, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (2001.002)
  • Phase II Archaeological Investigations of 18ST233 and 18ST329, Webster Field Annex, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (2001.002)
    PROJECT Navy. Julia King. Edward E. Chaney.

    This project contains artifact inventories, analyses, and images from phase II investigations investigations at colonial sites 18ST233 and 18ST329, Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Webster Field Annex, Maryland. Testing of the two sites was conducted in partial fulfillment of Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. The project was undertaken by the Southern Maryland Regional Center at the Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, in cooperation with the Natural and Cultural...

Phase II Evaluation of 18ST751, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (2007.004) Phase II Evaluation, Site 18ST792, Point Lookout State Park (2006.056)
  • Phase II Evaluation, Site 18ST792, Point Lookout State Park (2006.056)
    PROJECT Navy. Timothy R. Sara.

    This project contains the results of a Phase II archaeological evaluation conducted on site 18ST792 located on a 3-acre parcel in Point Lookout State Park, St. Mary’s County, Maryland. The investigation was conducted in advance of a land exchange to be executed between the U.S. Navy and the State of Maryland. The purpose of the exchange is to allow the Navy to relocate its existing Communications Tower from the southern point of the Point Lookout peninsula. The land exchange would result in the...

Phase II Excavations at Blossom Point Field Test Facility, Adelphi Laboratory Center (2002.022)
  • Phase II Excavations at Blossom Point Field Test Facility, Adelphi Laboratory Center (2002.022)
    PROJECT Army -- Archaeology and Historic Preservation Program.

    This project contains artifact catalogs, photograph logs, and photographs from the Phase II excavations at Blossom Point Field Test Facility. Excavations of 18CH162, 18CH163, 18CH227, 18CH155, 18CH156, 18CH157, and 18CH161 occurred between February-April 1999 and November-December 2000. This project also includes photographs from surveys done at Andrews Air Force Base, which includes Sites 18PR444, 18PR443, 19PR446, as well as photographs from Sites 18AN958 and 18PR448.

Phase II Excavations of 500 Area Ridgetop, Adelphi Laboratory Center (2000.032) Phase II Excavations of the Brickmakers Site, Webster Field Annex, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (2000.005) Phase II Investigation, Anketill's Neck, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (2010.063) Phase II Investigation, Beall House, Site 18FR683, Fort Detrick (2007.040) Phase II Investigation, Site 18ST87, Webster Field Annex (2007.005) Phase II Investigation, Webster Field Annex, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (2013.016)
  • Phase II Investigation, Webster Field Annex, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (2013.016)
    PROJECT Navy. John Bedell. Charles H. LeeDecker.

    This project contains an artifact catalog, methods/codes, photograph log, and excavation photographs for 18ST331, 18ST353, 18ST362, 18ST365, and 18ST637 identified during phase II investigations, CJC 2023E, Webster Field Annex, Maryland. On behalf of the Department of the Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), The Louis Berger Group, Inc. (LBG), carried out site evaluation studies (Phase II archaeological investigations) of five sites at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Webster...

Phase II Investigations at the Naval Academy Athletic Facility (Brigade Sports Complex), North Severn River Complex (2006.027) Phase II Investigations of 18AN557, 18AN1232, 18AN1230, 18AN1229, and 18ANX423, Berman Tract, Fort Meade (2004.036) Phase II Investigations of 18AN974, 18AN986, and 18AN987, Fort Meade (2004.034) Phase II Investigations of Sites 18DO81, 18DO80, 18DO407, US Navy Bloodsworth Island (2001.049)
  • Phase II Investigations of Sites 18DO81, 18DO80, 18DO407, US Navy Bloodsworth Island (2001.049)
    PROJECT Navy.

    This project contains an artifact catalog for phase II investigations of sites 18DO81, 18DO80, 18DO407, US Navy Bloodsworth Island, Maryland, as well as the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) Registration Form, Bloodsworth Island Archaeological District. The Bloodsworth Island Archaeological District lies within Dorchester County, Maryland, and is located in the eastern-shore section of the Coastal Plain physiographic province. The proposed boundary comprises the northern third of...

Phase II Investigations, P-140, Webster Field Annex (2013.019) Phase II Investigations, Site 18AN973, Downs Family Cemetery and Farmstead, Fort Meade (2013.014) Phase II Investigations, Site 18FR74, Ft. Detrick Water Treatment Plant, Fort Detrick (2005.023)
  • Phase II Investigations, Site 18FR74, Ft. Detrick Water Treatment Plant, Fort Detrick (2005.023)
    PROJECT City of Frederick, Frederick, MD. Thomas Bodor.

    This project includes the report on findings of a Phase II archeological evaluation of a portion of Site 18FR74 located at the Fort Detrick Water Treatment Plant, City of Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland and accompanying artifact catalog. The objectives of the Phase II evaluation of Site 18FR74 included the definition of the horizontal and vertical limits of the site, temporal placement of the site, site function, and characterization of the depositional integrity of the site within the...

Phase II Investigations, Site 18ST372, Webster Field Annex (2010.062) Phase II Investigations, Sites 18AN978, 18AN975, and 18AN762, Fort Meade (2004.035) Phase II Investigations, US Naval Observatory, Washington D.C. (2010.065) Phase II Investigations, Washington Navy Yard, Washington D.C. (2010.066) Phase II Investigations, “Porter’s Folly” (Site 18AP77), Naval Support Activity Annapolis, US Naval Academy (2012.044)
  • Phase II Investigations, “Porter’s Folly” (Site 18AP77), Naval Support Activity Annapolis, US Naval Academy (2012.044)
    PROJECT Navy.

    On behalf of the Department of the Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Washington, The Louis Berger Group, Inc. (LBG), carried out a Phase II archaeological investigation of Site 18AP77 at Naval Support Activity Annapolis, U.S. Naval Academy, in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. The survey was conducted as part of compliance efforts for Sections 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act, as amended. The Navy is proposing to expand a water treatment plant, and parts of Site 18AP77...

Pine Hill Run, Phase I Investigations, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (2012.042)
  • Pine Hill Run, Phase I Investigations, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (2012.042)
    PROJECT Navy. Gregory Katz.

    On behalf of the Department of the Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Washington, The Louis Berger Group, Inc. (LBG), carried out a Phase I archaeological survey of three tracts at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, in St. Mary’s County, Maryland. The survey areas are along the north bank of a stream known as Pine Hill Run. The survey was conducted as part of compliance efforts for Sections 110 and 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, as amended. The Navy is planning to...

Prehistoric Lifeways Project, Aberdeen Proving Ground (2001.053) Salvage Investigations, US Navy Academy Visitor Center/Hell Point, US Navy Academy (2006.021) Shoreline Erosion Find, Aberdeen Proving Ground (2001.058) Supplemental Cultural Resource Management Plan for Site 18HA122, Aberdeen Proving Ground (1996.040) Surface Collection by Army Research Laboratory Staff, Adelphi Laboratory Center (2000.026) Survey of 3 Acre Land Exchange Parcel, Point Lookout (2004.028) Survey of Shoreline Portions of 18ST234 and 18ST328, Webster Field Annex (2004.030) Susquehanna, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (1998.036)
  • Susquehanna, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (1998.036)
    PROJECT Navy.

    This project contains artifact distribution data and photographs from Phase II excavations at Susquehanna, Maryland in 1987-1988. From the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory. Site Summary: 18ST399 Susquehanna: "The Susquehanna site is located aboard the Naval Air Station Patuxent River in St. Mary’s County, Maryland. The peninsula on which the site sits had been occupied by colonists since the 1650s, but 18ST399 was not established until the mid-18th century. The first...

Wilke-Thompson Survey of Chesapeake Bay Shoreline, Aberdeen Proving Ground (1979.020)
  • Wilke-Thompson Survey of Chesapeake Bay Shoreline, Aberdeen Proving Ground (1979.020)
    PROJECT Department of Natural Resources.

    This project contains images of some of the artifacts collected during a survey of the Chesapeake Bay’s shoreline to identify sites conducted by Steve Wilke and Gail Thompson. The points were photographed at the MAC Lab and were originally collected from the Aberdeen Proving Ground. The images are contained in seven image resource pages and are grouped by site number.