Brickmaker's House, Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY

Summary

Photographs of the 17th-c. brickmaker's house portion of the Quackenbush Square Parking Facility site.

Cite this Record

Brickmaker's House, Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY. Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc.. 2002 ( tDAR id: 381453) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8N29WPT

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Temporal Coverage

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

Spatial Coverage

min long: -73.763; min lat: 42.638 ; max long: -73.739; max lat: 42.661 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(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

Notes

General Note: Detailed photos of the brickmaker’s house at the Quackenbush Square Parking Facility site, Albany, NY. Qbush Brick Photo 1: The charred sleepers, or floor joists, laid on the ground and supported the floor of the original house. When the site was reoccupied after the house was burned, the sleepers were incorporated into the second house. Qbush Brick Photo 2: View of the intact portion of the brick platform leading from the east façade of the second brick maker’s house toward the river and brickyard. The charred sleepers are visible in the background. Qbush Brick Photo 3: Concentration of crushed brick, thought to be the remnants of the hearth from Occupation 1.

Source Collections

New York State Museum

File Information

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