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!
- In partnership with the Somerset County Historical Society (SCHS), ACRA member firm Richard Grubb & Associates is performing a demonstration of ground-penetrating radar at Van Doren-Howe Farmstead in Franklin Township, NJ. The demonstration will be with displays of various materials that illustrate the farmstead’s rich agricultural history. More information on the event is available on Patch.com.
- “By law, a developer must allow archeologists to excavate when something of significant historic value is discovered underground. In this case, the remains of a centuries-old wharf was not unexpected. The archeological exploration was built into Durst’s development plan from the beginning. What was not expected was what exactly they would find.” Read more about this project ACRA member firm AECOM is working on in Philadelphia from WHYY.
- “Archaeologist with New South Associates recently began taking a deeper look into the cemetery, commonly referred to as the Sparks Cemetery and named for a person who once lived nearby. Their recently completed work provided a bit more understanding about the cemetery, but there are still few clues about who may be buried there.” Read more about this project from ACRA member firm New South Associates, Inc. on Statesville R&L.
- “Archaeologists have hauled up 12 more Revolutionary War-era cannons from the Savannah River, a remarkable find that raises questions about which vessels carried them and precisely how they ended up in the water.” Read more about this project that features ACRA member firm Commonwealth Heritage Group, Inc. from WLFI, News 18.
- “Whatever history might yet lie unknown underground at Travellers Rest will soon be revealed without ever being unearthed. Officials behind the oldest historic house museum open to the public in Nashville, built in 1799, have commissioned an extensive underground survey using ground-penetrating radar technology to help present a clearer picture of the past while helping preserve it.” Read more about this project including ACRA member firm New South Associates, Inc. on Main Street Nashville.