Cragsmoor Consultants assists business, industry and government agencies in meeting requirements under local, state and Federal laws and procedures for the identification, assessment and protection of archaeological sites.
Our facilities are located in Cragsmoor, Ulster
County, New York and New York City. Our staff has more than 20 years
experience in the
formulation of agency requirements and in the planning and conduct of all phases of archaeological and historical
Click on this trowel button for a
description of some of our
Several of our projects have been aimed at exploring historical and archaeological aspects of landscape change in the Hudson River Valley. This research has been summarized in a series of published articles and papers presented at meetings of several professional societies. Three of these can be viewed by clicking on the first three trowels below.
LANDUSE AND THE ICONOGRAPHY OF SPACE IN THE HUDSON RIVER
VALLEY: THE NINETEENTH AND EARLY 20TH CENTURY. Paper Presented at the New York
Academy of Sciences December 9, 1996.
AWAY: ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE HUDSON
RIVER ICE INDUSTRY.
Paper Presented at the 1998 Annual Meeting of the Council on Northeast Historical Archaeology
our research projects has focused on a portion of the Hudson River
15 miles south of Albany, N.Y. Click on this button to take a (virtual) time traveling sailing trip on
this portion of the River as it was in 1847.
Cragsmoor Consultants has been involved in efforts to
protect the Shawangunk Ridge Area of Ulster County, an irreplaceable
scenic and historical
resource. The two papers here provide further information on the
and cultural history and prehistory of the Shawangunks.
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