October is Archaeology Month! Today’s post by Guest Contributor PennDOT archaeologist Steve McDougal covers using a non-traditional method for field tests: the Paleo-Digger. Every archaeological survey poses different conditions and challenges. For PennDOT’s SR 22/322 safety improvement project in Northern … Continue reading →
The intersection of technology and historic preservation is nothing new as the field has embraced new and different ways to engage with people, diagnose issues in buildings, and find long-buried archaeological sites. This week’s post by Christine Musser of the … Continue reading →
February 22, 2021
by Shelby Weaver Splain 1 Comment
PA SHPO is excited to announce the launch of PA-SHARE! PA-SHARE is Pennsylvania’s new online GIS and project mangement system for working with cultural resources in the Keystone State. You can access PA-SHARE at https://share.phmc.pa.gov/pashare/landing.
I am happy to announce that the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission recently approved 18 new historical markers! As you’ll see from the list below, over half of the approved subjects are for markers in Philadelphia County. The Marker Program … Continue reading →