PAL is a leading New England cultural resource management (CRM) firm. We offer services in the fields of archaeology and historic architectural survey, cemetery investigations, expert testimony, section 106, HABS/HAER, and state level documentation.

PAL’s outstanding reputation within the CRM industry springs from more than a quarter-century of high-quality performance in support of more than 3,000 development and planning projects. Our staff of more than 45 professional archaeologists, architectural historians, preservation planners, and support personnel is committed to providing clients with responsive service and expert advice in historic preservation.

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Royal Mills

Royal Mills, built in 1890, was the flagship mill of the B.B. & R. Knight Co., makers of “Fruit-of-the-Loom” fabrics and the dominant 19th century industrial concern in Rhode Island’s Pawtuxet River Valley. PAL developed an interpretive gallery at...

PAL Laboratory Manager Heather Olson contributed to a recent Smithsonian Magazine article...

Organized by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission, this program...

On September 3, 2020, the National Historic Landmarks Committee of the National Park System...