Beyond the North Gate: Archeology on the Outskirts of Colonial Albany. Archeological Data Retrieval, Quackenbush Square Parking Facility, Broadway, Albany, New York

Summary

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.

Cite this Record

Beyond the North Gate: Archeology on the Outskirts of Colonial Albany. Archeological Data Retrieval, Quackenbush Square Parking Facility, Broadway, Albany, New York. Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc.. 2005 ( tDAR id: 381339) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8513XXH

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Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1759 to 1823 (Rum distillery)

Calendar Date: 1630 to 1686 (Brickyard and brickmaker's house)

Spatial Coverage

min long: -73.762; min lat: 42.64 ; max long: -73.737; max lat: 42.662 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Prepared By(s): Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc.

Record Identifiers

New York State Museum Accession Number(s): A2003.23

Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc. Project Number(s): 1997

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Unique Site Number(s): 00

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Project Review Number(s): 00PR02006

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