CRM Firms in the News: Volume 11

07/08/2020 4:36 PM | ACRAsphere Blog Team

Readers can now find relevant news items compiled all in one place! In our CRM Firms in the News series, we feature recent mentions of ACRA member firms and their projects across the country. Was your firm recently featured in a news article or on social media? Send it to us to be included in our next volume of the series!

  • A project from Gray & Pape, Inc. found evidence suggesting that people once lived in an area that is now buried 20 feet below the Gulf of Mexico. Read about these findings in The State.
  • The Alexandria lab of the Veterans Curation Program, administered by New South Associates, was recently featured on Fox 17. Head over to the article to learn more how this program uses archaeology to train military veterans for civilian life - even outside the industry.
  • Employees from both South River Heritage Consulting and Dovetail Cultural Resource Group have both been featured on Digging Delaware, a quarantine video series from the Archaeological Society of Delaware. You can view the these installments on our previous blog post, and can view them all on the ASD YouTube channel.
  • Gray & Pape, Inc. has also been working with the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center and the Houston Archeological Society on a volunteer project to uncover the ruins of a former World War I training camp. Read more about the project in Houstonia Magazine!
  • CRM firms are integral to helping local communities record their history: for example, New South Associates is working to identify the locations of unmarked graves in the African-American section of a cemetery in High Point, NC. Read more in the High Point Enterprise.
  • Archaeologists with Cardno has been searching for a lost all-Black cemetery in Tampa - and now it has been found! After detecting anomalies via ground-penetrating radar, team members were able to confirm that those anomalies are coffins. More information on this project is in the Tampa Bay Times.
  • Another New South Associates project was featured in the Northside Neighbor - this time for helping the community of Buckhead, GA learn more about a historic cemetery in their town. At the time of the article, the New South team had uncovered more than 330 gravesites but said there were likely more.

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