Archaeological Reports

Archaeological Reports

DHR no longer has hard copies available of archaeological publications. Note that those reports without active links below are no longer publicly posted, as they contain archaeological site locations and/or other sensitive information.  The reports remain available to qualified researchers in the DHR’s archives.

Research Report Series

(Note: Some of these reports are large PDF files and may require a minute or more to download, pending connectivity.)

Technical Reports

  • No. 1: Investigations at the Gravel Pit Site 44SX14  Sussex County (1989)
  • No. 2: The Cullers Site-44PA128  Page County (1989)
  • No. 3: The Fincastle Pottery-44BO304Salvage Excavations at a 19th-Century Earthenware Kiln  Botetourt County (1990)
  • No. 4: Archaeological Investigations of Site 44NH8 at the Church Neck Wells Site  Northampton County (1997)
  • No. 5: Archaeological Salvage Excavations at Site 44GL320A Middle Woodland/Early Colonial Site  Gloucester County (1999)
  • No. 6: Portsmouth Shipwreck (44PM52)  City of Portsmouth (2006)
  • No. 7: The James River Bluff Site (44SY0162): A Middle Woodland Riverine Encampment  Surry County
  • No. 8: The Chippokes Plantation Swimming Pool Site (44SY0253): A 17th-Century Site  Surry County

Survey and Planning Report Series

  • No. 1: Archaeological Survey in Virginia: Toward Preservation Planning (1988)
  • No. 2: An Archaeological Reconnaissance Survey  Craig County (1991)
  • No. 3: An Assessment of Virginia’s Underwater Cultural Resources (1994)
  • No. 4: Archeological Investigations of Site 44CF7, Falling Creek Ironworks and Vicinity   Chesterfield County (1995)
  • No. 5: Archaeological Investigations at Site 44CF102Osbornes Town Site  Chesterfield County (1997)
  • No. 6: Archaeological Survey of the Chesapeake Bay Shorelines  Accomack County and Northampton County (2001)
  • No. 7: Archaeological Survey of the Atlantic Coast Shorelines  Accomack County and Northampton County (2003)

Reports of Note, Not Affiliated with DHR: