"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

Summary

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, several drains and pipes, and a cistern.

Cite this Record

"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. Tracy Miller, Justin DiVirgilio, Walter Wheeler. 2005 ( tDAR id: 380818) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8XG9QSZ

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Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1840 to 1920 (Approximate based on deeds and diagnostic artifacts)

Spatial Coverage

min long: -73.767; min lat: 42.642 ; max long: -73.738; max lat: 42.672 ;

Record Identifiers

New York State Museum Accession Number(s): A2007.14

New York State Museum Site Number(s): 11691

Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc. Project Number(s): 3077

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Unique Site Number(s): A00140.004644

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Project Review Number(s): 02PR05772

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