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Archaeological and Historical Conservancy



Contact Information

Robert S. Carr, Executive Director
Robert S. Carr, Executive Director AHCI

Archaeological and Historical Conservancy, Inc.
4800 Davie Road, Suite 107, Davie, FL 33314
Phone: 954-792-9776 ∙ Fax: 954-792-9954

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Meet the AHC Staff

Robert S. Carr ∙ Executive Director

John Beriault ∙ West Coast Project Representative

Ryan Franklin ∙ PaleoArchaeologist/Collections Manager

Timothy A. Harrington ∙ Architectural Historian/Exhibit Designer

Professional Profiles

Executive Director
Robert S. Carr
Robert S. Carr
Bob Carr co-founded the Archaeological and Historical Conservancy in 1985. He has served as its full time director since 1999. He has worked as an archaeologist with the State of Florida's Division of Historic Resources and with the National Park Service. He was Miami-Dade County's first archaeologist and became the County's Historic Preservation Director in 1999. Bob has a Master's Degree in Anthropology from Florida State University. He is a former editor of the Florida Anthropologist and former president of the Florida Archaeological Council. He is a recipient of the Bullen Award, and received Florida's Historic Preservation Award in 2003.

West Coast Project Representative
John Beriault
John Beriault
John graduated with a BA in History from the University of Miami in 1970. He has served as president of the Southwest Florida Archaeological Society, the Collier County Historical Society, the Naples Chapter of the Florida Plant Society, and the Florida Anthropological Society. John has received the William C. Lazarus Award from FAS, the Green Palmetto Award from the Florida Native Plant Society, and the Craighead Award from SWFAS. John resides in Naples and works as field archaeologist, cartographer, geobotanist, and historian on Florida west coast projects.

Collections Manager
Ryan Franklin, PhD
Ryan Franklin,PhD
Ryan received his Ph.D. from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, in 2011. After earning his BA in anthropology from Florida Atlantic University, Ryan relocated to South Africa where he worked in the field of Palaeoanthropology for a number of years. He has received several grants from Paleo-Anthropological Scientific Trust, and is a recipient of Postgraduate Merit Award and Postgraduate Merit Scholarship from the University of the Witwatersrand. Ryan has returned to South Florida and has worked for AHC since 2006. His research interests include taphonomy and physical anthropology with a primary focus on palaeopathology.

Architectural Historian
Exhibit Designer
Timothy A. Harrington
Timothy A. Harrington
Tim has a background in art, industrial and graphic design, and historical preservation. He was educated at St. John's College, Annapolis, MD, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, and Kyoto University of Fine Arts, Kyoto, Japan. Prior to joining AHC he worked as a VISTA with Main Street Fort Pierce and served as Historic Preservation Planner for the City of Fort Pierce, Florida. For his work in redevelopment, preservation, and education Tim was recognized by the Florida Main Street Program and the City of Fort Pierce, and has twice received awards from the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation.

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