Professional Resources

Guidelines and Policies
Find links to guidelines, policies, and forms relating to the environmental review process for archaeological and historic sites. More detailed information can be found on the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office website.

PHMC Research
Research and excavations conducted by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) staff. Included are links to compliance summaries conducted by the PHMC and papers presented by staff at professional conferences.

CRGIS/CRM Reports Database
The Cultural Resources GIS System is a map-based inventory of the historic and archaeological sites and surveys stored in the files of the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office. A tutorial for using CRGIS to search archaeological survey reports in Pennsylvania can be found at this site.

Resource List
Additional links to internal and external resources.

Summaries of Subbasins
Overviews for the Lower Susquehanna, Upper Delaware and Monongahela river basins. These Overviews contain information on locations, cultural periods, and significant sites in each river basin.

Archaeology Publications
Brochures and worksheets available for download from the PHMC, and books available for purchase from our online bookstore.