Pethick Site Open House July 1 & 2 in Central Bridge NY
Buffer Join New York State Archaeologist Dr. Christina Rieth and others for an open house at the Pethick Site! The Annual Pethick Archaeological Site Open House will be held Monday, July 1st, and Tuesday, July 2nd from 10am – 2pm on Smith Road in Central Bridge. The Pethick Site is in its ninth season of excavation as an […]
The Lamoka Lake Site, Schuyler County, New York: Was There a Southern Connection?
Buffer “the Indian Knoll culture…may have been involved in patterns of change that could explain the development of such later cultures as Riverton, or even Lamoka” (Winters 1974:xxii). Forty-two years before this assessment by Midwestern archaeologist Howard Winters, William A. Ritchie (1932:131), thought that his new discovery, the Archaic community at Lamoka Lake, arrived in […]
The Enigmatic Archaic Site at Lamoka Lake, New York
Buffer Arthur Parker had long suspected that New York State’s prehistoric past featured a very ancient era before the invention of pottery and agriculture. By the early 1920s, he referred to this poorly-documented period as the Archaic Algonkian (Parker 1922). He also recognized another early culture that he called Eskimo-like due to the presence in […]
Field Techs needed for Eastern New York Work Beginning 6/12
Buffer Curtin Archaeological Consulting, Inc. is seeking local temporary full time field technicians for 2+ weeks of work beginning 6/12. Projects are in Warren and Schoharie Counties, New York. Starting pay is $12 per hour. Please email resumes, or if you’ve recently sent a resume, a note about your availability, to jobs-at-curtinarchaeology.com.