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Paleoindian to Archaic in Saratoga County, New York

Posted by Edward V. Curtin on March 27, 2013 in Archaeology |

Buffer  Archaeologists cite 10,000 radiocarbon years Before Present (BP) as the end of the Paleoindian period and the beginning of the Archaic. This reflects a certain reality in the approximate timing of technological change in many regions, but as a year 10,000 BP is arbitrary. In northern New York cultures using lanceolate projectile points, most […]

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Before the Battle of Wilton: Native American Campsites near the Great Northern Trail

Posted by Edward V. Curtin on October 22, 2012 in Archaeology |

Buffer(This is the fourth in a series on history and archaeology in upstate New York communities) The investigation of 708 Route 9 Precontact Sites 1-4 was conducted before construction in order to recover important archaeological information. Not all of the sites were equally productive of new information, but Site 1 yielded data that offer a […]

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An Early Archaic Radiocarbon Date from Wilton, New York

Posted by Edward V. Curtin on September 5, 2012 in Archaeology |

Kindle(This is the second in a series of posts on the Archaic period in New York State) Last week the radiocarbon dating firm Beta-Analytic, Inc. provided a radiocarbon date for an archaeological feature excavated by Curtin Archaeological in the Town of Wilton, Saratoga County, New York. The date is 8760 +/- 40 years before present […]

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Posted by Kerry Nelson on May 21, 2010 in Archaeology, CRM |

BufferCurtin Archaeological Consulting, Inc. is a full service cultural resource management firm committed to providing affordable service while guiding our clients through today’s rigorous regulatory climate.  Over the past 20 years, our team of archaeologists has performed numerous archaeological surveys in Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Saratoga, Greene, Washington, Warren, Fulton, and Montgomery counties.  With extensive experience […]

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