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This interactive digital report makes available the archaeological discoveries from along the Delaware River waterfront, in the neighborhoods of Northern Liberties, Kensington-Fishtown, and Port Richmond. These sites, and the artifacts within them, were uncovered during archaeological excavations conducted in advance of construction work to improve Interstate 95.
Explore the Digging I95 Project.

Points of Interest

April 1 to December 31, 2016
Museum of American Glass, WheatonArts, Millville, NJ

WheatonArts is hosting the first major exhibition of artifacts recovered from AECOM's excavations along I-95 in the Philadelphia. Numbering nearly a million thus far, the artifacts reveal over five thousand years of history.


From the Ground Up: Acknowledgements & Contributions

Featured Sites

Featured Reports

Phase IB/II Archaeological Investigations of Section 5 Blocks 1 and 2 I-95 GIR Roadway Improvement Corridor Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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The following management summary documents the preliminary findings of Phase IB/II archaeological excavations performed as part of the I-95/GIR Improvement Corridor Project for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Engineering District 6-0. URS Corporation (URS) performed these investigations within a portion of the larger project area located in the block immediately north of Delaware Avenue (formerly Richmond Street) and south of Wildey Street

Phase IB/II Archaeological Investigations of the I. P. Morris Co. Machine Shop No. 2 Property I-95/GIR Roadway Improvement Corridor Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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The following management summary documents the preliminary findings of Phase IB/II archaeological excavations performed as part of the I-95/GIR Improvement Corridor Project for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Engineering District 6-0. URS Corporation (URS) performed these investigations within a portion of the GR-1 – GR-3 section of the larger project area, and specifically within a study area that extended along the west side of Richmond Street, from Dyott Street to the former Norris Street alignment.

Archaeological Investigations of the Hope Farm-Richmond Hall Site I-95/GIR Improvement Corridor Project Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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The following management summary documents the preliminary findings of Phase IB/II archaeological excavations performed as part of the I-95/GIR Improvement Corridor Project for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Engineering District 6-0. These investigations were performed by the URS Corporation (URS) within a portion of the GR-1 section of the larger project area, and specifically within a mixed Native American/Historic Period locus that has been designated the Hope Farm-Richmond Hall Site (site number pending).