The Public Archaeology Laboratory (PAL) is a private, not-for-profit, corporation based in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. We offer services in the fields of archaeology and historic architectural survey, including regulatory compliance, historic tax credits, cemetery investigations, HABS/HAER/HALS & state level documentation, expert testimony, and educational programs.
Established in 1982, PAL has completed thousands of projects in the Northeast and throughout the United States and the Caribbean Islands. We have a proven record of providing innovative management strategies and quality services that withstand rigorous technical reviews. Our reputation is built upon facilitating projects efficiently and effectively, while maintaining the highest caliber of standards.
PAL’s success as one of the leading providers of cultural resource management services is in large part due to our talented team. Our multidisciplinary approach integrates the skills of our historic, pre-contact, and industrial archaeologists, architectural and industrial historians, historians, preservation planners, conservators, and technical specialists. Together, we are dedicated to providing clients with responsive service, expert advice, and high-quality products.