Illinois Archaeology

Fever River Research 

PO Box 5234

Springfield, Illinois

 

 

Click on the following links for access to a range of papers presented by staff of Fever River Research.


National Register of Historic Places Thematic Survey of Springfield's African American Community (Introduction to survey presented at Union Baptist Church, September 2017)


The Archaeology of Racial Hatred: The Springfield Race Riot of August 1908 (Two papers presented at the Illinois History Symposium, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, October 2017):  


Part I (History and Context)

Part II (Results of Archaeological Investigations)


The Archaeology of Racial Hatred: The Springfield Race Riot of August 1908 (2017)


The 1908 Springfield Race Riot: Burned Building Locations and Historic Photographic Views (2016)


Edward Chipman Public Library, Momence:  National Register Nomination (2016)


Edward Chipman Public Library, Momence: Powerpoint Presentation (2016)


"Privies, Privies, Everywhere:" An Historical Archaeologist Ponders Three Decades of Privy Excavations in Illinois (2015)


In Search of the 1836 McLean County Courthouse: Archaeological Investigations on the Public Square, Bloomington, Illinois (2015)


Archaeology, the Civil War, and Springfield, Illinois (2014)


German Visibility in the Archaeological Record of Springfield, Illinois:  The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Archaeological Project (2013)


An Historical Archaeologist's View of Early Illinois Foodways: Some Initial Ramblings by a Lover of Food (2009)


The Archaeology of Early Springfield, Illinois:  The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Project (2009)


Enos Park Neighborhood (2009)


An Archaeological and Architectural Assessment of the Lincoln Log Cabin, Rural Macon County, Illinois (2009)


Archaeological Mitigation of the 78th Street Site (11S821): A Look at Initial Settlement Period Sites in Illinois (2007)


Water Procurement in Nineteenth Century Illinois: A View from the Archaeological Record (2003)


Searching For the Slaves' Quarters: Archaeology  at the Menard house State Historic Site, Randolph County, Illinois (2005) [Contract Report; short version]


Searching For the Slaves' Quarters: Archaeological Investigations at the Menard State Historic Site, Randolph County, Illinois (1999) [Contract Report; long version]