Lake George Survey
The Lake George Project was designed as a regional archaeological project covering an area defined by twelve continuous USGS quadrangles: Bolton Landing, Fort Ann, Glens Falls, Hartford, Hudson Falls, Lake George, Lake Luzerne, Putnam Mountain, Shelving Rock, The Glen, Warrensburg, and Whitehall. This nearly square area contains portions of the Hudson River, Lake George, and Lake Champlain. It also contains the portage routes linking these bodies of water.
During the course of the Lake George regional survey students from The University at Albany explored survey quads scattered across all of the USGS quadrangles. The survey quads were identified through a stratified random selection process that is described in the survey reports. Each quadrangle produced notes and correspondence that led in some cases to site discovery and testing. A total of 243 sites were given provisional site numbers with ALB prefixes. In some cases these sites also had or were given names. Those sites that were tested and produced artifacts or samples for curation were given New York State Museum numbers (54 sites). Not all survey quads were found to contain sites and most sites known for the region did not fall into one or another or the survey quads. All sites were mapped on the USGS quadrangles and all quadrangles had at least some sites.
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Cite this Record
Lake George Survey. ( tDAR id: 371593) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8MS3V6Q
min long: -73.916; min lat: 43.333 ; max long: -73.386; max lat: 43.662 ;
Individual & Institutional Roles
Principal Investigator(s): Dean Snow