Phase II/III Archeological Investigation, 184-186 Sheridan Avenue and 203-209 Sheridan Avenue Historic Sites, Albany, NY

Summary

Report detailing the results of a Phase II site evaluation and Phase III data retrieval of two historic sites on Sheridan Avenue in Albany, NY. The research focuses on the c.1870-1930 use of two privies behind the houses in a neighborhood known in the 19th century as Sheridan Hollow, which was largely occupied by Irish immigrants and Irish-American families. The privy at the 203-209 Sheridan site was likely used by a grocery and saloon located at the corner at 203 Sheridan Avenue.

Cite this Record

Phase II/III Archeological Investigation, 184-186 Sheridan Avenue and 203-209 Sheridan Avenue Historic Sites, Albany, NY. ( tDAR id: 393998) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8QZ2CDT

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Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1860 to 1930

Spatial Coverage

min long: -73.771; min lat: 42.641 ; max long: -73.734; max lat: 42.679 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc.

Record Identifiers

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Unique Site Number(s): A00140.04860; A00140.04861

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Project Review Number(s): 12PR04637; 12PR04645

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  1. Phase II/III Archeological Investigation, 184-186 Sheridan Avenue and 203-209 Sheridan Avenue Historic Sites, Albany, NY (2014)