Posts Tagged ‘archaeology’

West Shipyard Archaeological Dig Hosts Public Tour This Friday

West Shipyard Archaeological Dig Hosts Public Tour This Friday

July 25, 2019  |  News

An archaeological exploration of Philadelphia's lost waterfront is now underway. On Friday, July 26 the site will be open to the public for a behind-the-scenes tour of the dig. Kimberly Haas has the story > more

Northern Liberties Couple Digs History After Unearthing Artifacts Beneath Their Home

Northern Liberties Couple Digs History After Unearthing Artifacts Beneath Their Home

July 23, 2019  |  Vantage

Matt and Melissa Dunphy dug deep into the world of amateur archeology after discovering a Colonial-era privy while renovating their home. Michele Zipkin has the story > more

Archeological Dig Will Explore Philly’s Pre-colonial Waterfront

Archeological Dig Will Explore Philly’s Pre-colonial Waterfront

May 24, 2019  |  News

Philly's maritime history on the Delaware River is the focus of a new archeological study at the former site of West Shipyard. Kimberly Haas has the story > more

Lost In The Shuffle: Finding Philly's Displaced Soldiers

Lost In The Shuffle: Finding Philly’s Displaced Soldiers

May 25, 2018  |  Vantage

In honor of Memorial Day, Mickey Herr tracks the reinterred remains of soldiers who fought in the American Revolution and Civil War from Washington Square to Palumbo Recreation Center to Old Swedes' Church in South Philly > more

Archeologists Dish Up Dirt On Philly History Under I-95

Archeologists Dish Up Dirt On Philly History Under I-95

March 28, 2017  |  News

Contributor Jared Brey takes us under the overpass and down in the trenches of the 95 Revive archeological excavation where field workers are piecing together centuries of lost Philadelphia history > more