Cemetery Delineation and Removal Expert
Applied Archaeology and History Associates, Inc. (AAHA) is a small, women-owned, consulting firm established in 1998 to provide archaeological investigations, historical and architectural studies, and related management and historic preservation services for clients in the Mid-Atlantic. We focus our efforts on defining and satisfying client needs not only to address local, state, and federal cultural resource mandates, but to manage public perceptions of heritage issues and to provide applied research to support heritage tourism and site restoration initiatives. To date AAHA has completed almost 200 archaeological investigations in the Mid-Atlantic region. This depth of experience has allowed us to serve our clients more efficiently and gain an in-depth understanding of the archaeological record.
AAHA strives to provide high-quality, innovative, professional services at competitive prices to deliver exceptional value for our clients. Because we are a small firm each project receives the direct personal attention of one of the firm’s key senior staff, thus insuring that all aspects of our projects delivered on time and are professional in every respect.
AAHA is certified by Maryland, Delaware, and New Jersey as a DBE with certification pending in Virginia and Pennsylvania. Jeanne A. Ward, President, is a Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA). In addition, Ms. Ward’s professional qualifications exceed U. S. Department of the Interior standards for both archaeologists and historians as published in Title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 61.
Established in 1987, Gray & Pape is a national consulting firm specializing in cultural resources management and historic preservation services. Working under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, we assist clients with navigating the federal and state requirements for projects that may potentially effect historic resources. Through eight corporate offices we provide professional consultation for all phases of work, and have established a strong reputation with clients in the energy, transportation, and government sectors for understanding the intricacies of project engineering and permitting. Our staff of more than 50 professionals include archaeologists, architectural historians, GIS Specialists, and preservation planning experts. Each meets or exceeds the Secretary of Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards (36 CFR 61 Appendix A) and are listed as qualified professionals on multiple State Historic Preservation Offices’ consultant lists.
JMA, a CCRG company, is a professional consulting firm specializing in a broad range of historic preservation, design, and cultural resource services. Established in 1968, JMA maintains offices in West Chester, Pennsylvania, and Alexandria and Charlottesville, Virginia. JMA’s multi-disciplinary staff includes landscape architects; landscape historians; prehistoric, historic, urban, and geoarcheologists; preservation planners; historians; and architectural historians, all of whom meet or exceed the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards for their respective professions and disciplines. A support staff of CAD, GIS, and IT specialists, field and laboratory assistants, and administrative personnel further augments this professional expertise. This diverse, knowledgeable, and experienced staff interacts closely, providing each client with a breadth of in-house expertise rarely found in one firm, and ensuring a streamlined and comprehensive approach to every undertaking. JMA approaches each project with a full appreciation for the client’s objectives, constraints, schedule, and budget. JMA’s professionals successfully complete projects using a system of effective planning, project management, cost control, quality management, contract administration, and technical support. JMA’s diversity of expertise and projects, as well as a familiarity with many geographic regions is the firm’s hallmark and greatest strength. JMA also provides professional services to a wide range of clients. Private clients include architectural and engineering firms, professional and nonprofit organizations, foundations, institutions, corporations, individual property owners, and developers. Public-sector clients at the local, state, and federal levels include governmental agencies responsible for resource stewardship and preservation, as well as development-oriented agencies.
Specializes in the conservation, preservation, restoration of cemeteries, gravestones, and monuments along with their landscapes, hardscapes, and other funerary objects such as mausoleums, walls, fences, chapels and cold storage facilities and structures.
Provides comprehensive assessment reports, prioritizes the scope of work based upon severity and budget costs as well as comprehensive and concise treatment reports and recommendations for maintenance and longevity.