Posts Tagged ‘West Shipyard’

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

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

Tracing Penn's Delaware Waterfront

Tracing Penn’s Delaware Waterfront

July 30, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Archeologists track the changes on the Delaware's shoreline, pondering an Olympic undertaking in Philly for 2024, looking back at the signage controversy on Market East, and a petition against Penn's bait-and-switch at historic preservation > more

Diggin' the West Shipyard

Diggin’ the West Shipyard

July 6, 2012  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Harry K looks into the archaeological digs planned for the West Shipyard site, one of four local shipyards fabricating fishing craft, riverboats and oceangoing vessels on the Delaware Riverfront--and the only known original American slipway from the 17th and 18th centuries > more