Pennsylvania Historic Preservation

Blog of the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office

June 1, 2016
by Noël Strattan
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Mapping the Probability of Pre-Historic Archaeological Sites

As we mentioned in our recent post about new archaeology guidelines, The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), and PHMC partnered with URS Corporation to develop a statewide pre-contact archaeological predictive model for Pennsylvania. The project involved … Continue reading

May 27, 2015
by Noël Strattan
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Happy Birthday to ReGIS

ReGIS is 10! In Spring 2005 we launched the public version of the Cultural Resources Geographic Information System (CRGIS) website. The database search was named AskReGIS and this little guy was born (thank you Kathy Alsvary!). Since then hundreds of … Continue reading

October 22, 2014
by Noël Strattan
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Traces in the Woods

Have you ever been walking through the woods and wondered who walked here before you? Setting aside the 16,000 years of prehistory in Pennsylvania, it is amazing to me how much our use of the land has changed during the … Continue reading