Author Archives: KQuigg

Dr. Basalik invited speaker at the 2nd Annual Pennsylvania Archaeological Forum

Dr. Basalik was an invited speaker at the 2nd Annual Pennsylvania Archaeological Forum fall symposium, in Harrisburg, on November 8, 2019. His presentation was titled: “Twentieth Century-Archaeological Sites, the Good, the not so Good, but not the Ugly.” The paper … Continue reading

Tom Lewis, Director of Archaeology, presented paper “New Interpretations on the Pre-Contact ‘Small Lithic Dominant Type Sites’ of the Mid-Atlantic Region” at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Eastern States Archaeological Federation

Tom Lewis, Director of Archaeology, presented a paper on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Eastern States Archaeological Federation in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. The paper: “New Interpretations on the Pre-Contact ‘Small Lithic Dominant Type Sites’ of … Continue reading

Ken Basalik, President, presents two papers at “Explore Philly’s Hidden Past, 2019” on October 5, 2019

Ken Basalik, President, presented two short papers at “Explore Philly’s Hidden Past, 2019,” sponsored by the Philadelphia Archaeological Forum and Independence National Historical Park on October 5, 2019. The first paper: “Water Tower Castles and Windmills: Forgotten Features of the … Continue reading

Congratulations to Thomas Lewis and Ali Littman!

Congratulations to Thomas Lewis and Ali Littman for the publication of their article, “The Discovery of a Wigwam Type Structure at 35BK0941” in Pennsylvania Archaeologist (Bulletin of the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology, Inc.) Volume 88, No. 2, Fall 2018.

Dr. Basalik book review!

Dr. Kenneth Basalik’s review of Richard F. Veit and David Orrs, eds., book, Historical Archaeology of the Delaware Valley, 1600—1850 has appeared in Pennsylvania History, A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies, Volume 85, Number 3, Summer 2018  

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Dr. Basalik an invited speaker for the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission’s Annual Workshops in Archaeology

Dr. Kenneth Basalik was an invited speaker for the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission’s Annual Workshops in Archaeology, held on October 28, 2017 at the Pennsylvania State Museum in Harrisburg. The workshop’s papers focused on Ethnicity in the Archaeological Record. … Continue reading

Dr. Kenneth Basalik delivered talk: Join the Safety League: Safety and Advertising in the Early Twentieth Century, at Explore Philly’s Buried Past, 2017! A Pennsylvania Archaeology Month Celebration

On Saturday, October 7th at the National Constitution Center, Dr. Kenneth Basalik delivered a talk, entitled: Join the Safety League: Safety and Advertising in the Early Twentieth Century. A license plate topper was excavated at the site of an early … Continue reading

CHRS: Sponsor of the 2017 Preservation Pennsylvania/Statewide Conference on Heritage!

CHRS was a sponsor of the 2017 Preservation Pennsylvania/Statewide Conference on Heritage that took place Wednesday, June 14 through Friday, June 16. Corey Hovanec from CHRS is shown with one of our pop-up posters from the conference.

Telling a Story – Dr. Kenneth Basalik at the National Constitution Center’s Kirby Auditorium on Saturday, October 15, 2016

To an archaeologist, every object tells a story. Some are more interesting than others. Some are more complete than others. Some are easily told, while others take a lot of “digging.” On Saturday, October 15, 2016, Dr. Kenneth Basalik “dug” … Continue reading