Last month, we introduced you to the Keating Site (36MC0127) located along the Potato Creek north of Smethport in McKean County, Pennsylvania in this interesting blog post. Read on to learn about more cool finds at this prehistoric site!
Last month, we announced changes in how we would like to receive archaeological and architectural reports. These changes are designed to streamline the review process and to reduce paper copies. In addition, we are now requesting shapefiles for survey areas … Continue reading →
This spring, change is in the air for the Pennsylvania Archaeological Site Survey (PASS)! Archaeologists from the PA SHPO and State Museum of Pennsylvania have worked together to revise the PASS Site Identification Criteria and to devise new procedures for … Continue reading →
Head’s up! Changes are coming to the PA SHPO in 2017! As many of you out there may be aware, our office is working hard behind the scenes to construct and prepare for a 21st century system to manage our survey … Continue reading →
Located along the Potato Creek north of Smethport in McKean County, Pennsylvania, the Keating site (36MC0127) is a prehistoric site with a long history of occupation covering a period of time from approximately 7000 B.C. to A.D. 1500. The site is eligible … Continue reading →
December 28, 2016
by Shelby Weaver Splain 1 Comment
This time of year is all about traditions, so I’m keeping one of ours here at the PA Historic Preservation blog: the Year in Review. Its a good time to reflect on all the great preservation in Pennsylvania in 2016. … Continue reading →
There’s a scene in the 1960 classic, The Time Machine, where Rod Taylor escapes the imminent nuclear war by throwing his machine fast into the future. Quickly, the ground rises all around him and for what appears to be an … Continue reading →
When I realized that October is Archaeology Month, I thought it would be a great opportunity to share my first trip to the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, the university’s world renowned archaeology museum.