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This slideshow is based on a PowerPoint program developed by Maura Stephens, who served as a 2011 Summer intern with DHR Collections, with contributions at DHR by Mike Barber, Dee DeRoche, Tom Klatka, Jolene Smith, and Joanna Wilson-Green.


The Archaeological Conservancy, 2008 Annual Report.

Hamilton, Henry W and Jean Tyree Hamilton. "Clay Pipes from Pamlin." The Missouri Archaeologist 34. 1-2 (1972): 1-47.. 

Ingram, Sonja. "A Glimpse of Early Industry, The Conservancy seeks a 19th-century pipe factory." American Archaeology, Vol. 12 (1) (2008): 46

Jensen, Todd. "An Archaeological Identification Survey of Two Areas Associated wtih Proposed Sewerage Improvements Project, Town of Pamplin City, Virginia." (2003). Report on file at DHR.

National Register of Historic Places, Nomination Form for Pamplin Pipe Factory, prepared (1980) by Virginia Research Center for Archaeology, College of William & Mary.

Sheppard, William J. "2011 Report on Data Recovery for Utility Line Installation at the Pamplin Pipe Factory Archaeological Preserve." On file with DHR.

"2009 Controlled Surface Collection of the Pamplin Pipe Factory, Pamplin Va." On file with DHR.

Special thanks to Dr. Bernard Means and the Virtual Curation Laboratory, Virginia Commonwealth University for the animated graphic of the "Tomahawk" pipe. 

Thanks as well to Andy Stout, Eastern Regional Director, The Archaeological Conservancy, for his assistance.

Slideshow © 2012, Department of Historic Resources and Commonwealth of Virginia

Edited, sequenced, designed, and produced for the web by Randy Jones, DHR.

To inquire about collaborating with DHR on a "Historic Virginia, Site of the Month" slideshow, contact Randy Jones. (A site or building must be listed in the state or national landmark registers or contribute to a historic district listed in the registers.)