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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

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Dr. Basalik an invited speaker for the PHMC’s Annual Workshops in Archaeology

Dr. Basalik was an invited speaker for the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission’s Annual Workshops in Archaeology, held on November 14, 2015 at the Pennsylvania State Museum in Harrisburg. The workshop’s theme was Weed Seeds to Garden Seeds: The Archaeology … Continue reading

Ken Basalik a presenter at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia!

On October 10, 2015, Ken Basalik was a presenter at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. Dr. Basalik’s paper, “From Baby Food to the North Pole and Beyond: A Brief Look at Early 20th-Century Infant Food Products” was part of … Continue reading