Lower Creek Road Site

References

Public Archaeology Facility Reports

Jacobson, Michael with contributions from Marie-Lorraine Pipes and Linda Scott Cummings

2014 Data Recovery Report Lower Creek Road Site (SUBi-2677) PIN 3057.53.121/BIN 1010400 Bridge Replacement NY-13, Town of Dryden, Tompkins County, NY (MCD 10903). Public Archaeology Facility, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York.

Sheridan, Kevin E.

2007 PIN 3057.53.121/BIN 1010400 Route 13 over Fall Creek Bridge Replacement, Town of Dryden, Tompkins County, NY, MCD 10903.   Public Archaeology Facility, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York.  Prepared for the NYSDOT.

2009 Site Examination of the Lower Creek Road Site (SUBi 2677, NYSM 11736)PIN 3057.53.121/BIN 1010400, Town of Dryden, Tompkins County, NY, MCD 10903.  Public Archaeology Facility, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York.  Prepared for the NYSDOT.

2010 Cultural Resource Survey Addendum PIN 3057.53.121/BIN 101400, Town of Dryden, Tompkins County, New York.  Public Archaeology Facility, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York.  Prepared for NYSDOT.

History and Historical Archaeology

Beaudry, Mary

1993       Public Aesthetics versus Personal Experience: Worker Health and Well Being in 19th-Century Lowell, Massachusetts. Historical Archaeology 27(2):90-105.

Cabak, M. A., M. D. Groover, M. M. and Inkrot

1999       Rural Modernization During the Recent Past: Farmstead Archaeology on the Aiken Plateau. Historical Archaeology 33(4):19-43.

Cook, Lauren J.

1989a    Descriptive Analysis of Tobacco-Related Material from the Boot Mills Boarding Houses. In Interdisciplinary Investigations of the Boot Mills Lowell, Massachusetts, Vol. III The Boarding House System as a Way of Life, edited by Mary C. Beaudry and Stephen A. Mrozowski.  Cultural Resources Management Studies No. 21, National Park Service.

1989b    Tobacco-Related Material and the Construction of Working Class Culture In Interdisciplinary Investigations of the Boot Mills Lowell, Massachusetts, Vol. III The Boarding House System as a Way of Life, edited by Mary C. Beaudry and Stephen A. Mrozowski. Cultural Resources Management Studies No. 21, National Park Service.

Daily Democrat

1884       Isaac Love Obituary.  Daily Democrat, Ithaca, NY. July 31, 1884.

Goodrich, George

1898       The Centennial History of the Town of Dryden, 1797-1897.

Groover, Mark

2003       An Archaeological Study of Rural Capitalism and Material Life: The Gibbs Farmstead in Southern Appalachia, 1790-1920. Springer Press, New York, NY.

Klein, Terry

1991       Nineteenth-Century Ceramics and Models of Consumer Behavior.  Historical Archaeology 25(2):77-91.

Leone, Mark

1999   Ceramics from Annapolis, Maryland: A Measure of Time Routines and Work Discipline.  In            Historical Archaeologies of Capitalism, edited by Mark Leone and Parker Potter, Jr..  Kluwer            Academic, New York, New York. pp. 195-216.           

Martin, Catherine Machan

1995       Wills, Church, Bible & Cem. Records for Keller, Metzgar, and Miller.  Tompkins County NYGenWeb. Last accessed June 3, 2013. http://nytompki.org/books/records_tompkins_co/kay012.htm.

Mrozowski, Stephen A.

2000       The Growth of Managerial Capitalism and the Subtleties of Class Analysis in Historical Archaeology. In Lines that Divide: Historic Archaeologies of Race, Class, and Gender, edited by James A. Delle, Stephen A. Mrozowski, and Robert Paytner, pp. 276-305. University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville.

Pitts, John and Hiram Pitts

1837       Patent for Machine for Threshing and Cleaning Grain, Pat. No. 542.  United States Patent Office, Washington D.C.

Postel, Charles

2009       The Populist Vision. Oxford University Press, New York, NY.

Sopko, J.

2000       Farmstead Archaeology and the Impact of Agrarian Change at Three Sites in Eastern New York State. In Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Domestic Site Archaeology in New York State, edited by J. P. Hart and C. L. Fisher. New York State Museum Bulletin 495. University of the State of New York, New York State Education Department, Albany.

South, Stanley

1976       Method and Theory in Historical Archaeology.  Plenum Press: New York.

Tomlan, Michael A.

1992     Tinged with Gold: Hop Culture in the United States. The University of Georgia Press, Athens.

University of Virginia Geospatial and Statistical Data Center

2004       Historical Census Browser. http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu/collections/stats/histcensus/index.html.  Retrieved 12/4/2009.

Yentsch, Ann and Judson Kratzer

1994       Techniques for Excavating and Analyzing Buried Eighteenth-Century Garden Landscapes. In The Archaeology of Garden and Field, edited by Naomi Miller and Kathryn Gleason.  University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, PA.

Ziesing, Grace H.

1989  Analysis of Personal Effects from Excavations of the Boot Mills Boarding House Backlots in Lowell. In Interdisciplinary Investigations of the Boot Mills Lowell, Massachusetts, Vol. III The Boarding House System as a Way of Life, edited by Mary C. Beaudry and Stephen A. Mrozowski. Cultural Resources Management Studies No. 21, National Park Service.

Zimring, Carl and William Rathje

2012       Encyclopedia of Consumption and Waste: the Social Science of Garbage. Sage Reference, Thousand Oaks, California. 

Maps

Fagan, L.

1853       Map of Tompkins County, New York.  Horace & Charles T. Smith.

Stone and Stewart

1866       New Topographical Atlas of Tompkins County.  Stone and Stewart, Philadelphia.

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

1942       Dryden, NY aerial photograph.  USDA, Washington, D.C.

United States Geological Survey (USGS)

1900       Dryden, NY 15 minute quadrangle.

1978       Ithaca East, NY 7.5 minute quadrangle.

Credits

The web site for the Lower Creek Road Site project was created from investigations and reports conducted by the Public Archaeology Facility located at Binghamton University for the NY State Museum and NYS Department of Transportation. 
PAF shares its findings with the community as a part of its ongoing commitment to the practice of public archaeology. Through hands-on programs, public presentations, exhibits, websites, and published materials, PAF works to engage the non-academic community in its endeavors.
Public Archaeology Facility
State University of New York at Binghamton
P.O. Box 6000
Binghamton, NY 13902
(607) 777-4786
Nina Versaggi, Director, PAF/Principal Investigator, Lower Creek Road Site

Michael Jacobson, Project Director/Author of Lower Creek Road Site report

Marie-Lorraine Pipes, conducted faunal analysis for the site report

Linda Scott Cummings of the PaleoResearch Institute conducted pollen and phytolith analysis for the site report

 

Overview
Site History
Excavations

Features
Artifacts
Conclusions

References

Last Updated: 8/7/17