Re-Discover The Seaport: Archaeology Within The South Street Seaport Historic District

PANYC presents an annual Public Program, co-sponsored by the Museum of the City of New York, where professional archaeologists discuss results of their work in New York City. 

PANYC’s 33rd annual Public Program will be held on April 21, 2013 at The Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York. between 103rd Street and 104th Street. (Note that the location of this event has been changed from that given in an earlier version of this notice).

This year’s program is entitled Re-Discover The Seaport: Archaeology Within The South Street Seaport Historic District. The presentations, listed below, will reveal what current archaeology and historic research have revealed about NYC’s relationship with water through the lens of the South Street Seaport Historic District:

 

Water Control in the Seaport: A 200-Year Old Example
Joan H. Geismar, Joan H. Geismar, Ph.D., LLC

Building New York: DDC’s Work in the Seaport Area
Thomas Foley, P.E., Assistant Commissioner – Manhattan, NYC DDC

The Material Life of a Seaport Household: Preliminary Findings for 40 Fulton Street
Diane George, J.D., M.A., R.P.A., Chrysalis Archaeology

Seaport Infrastructure and Water Service: Excavations at Peck Slip
Lisa Geiger, Chrysalis Archaeology

Bringing History to the Community: Public Outreach within the Fulton Street and Peck Slip Reconstruction Projects
Alyssa Loorya, M.A., MPhil., R.P.A., Chrysalis Archaeology

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