Historic Preservation/ Archaeology

Christian Davenport

Historic Preservation Officer and Archaelogist


Archaeology is responsible for identifying, protecting, and promoting cultural resources (archaeological and historic structures), throughout unincorporated Palm Beach County. These goals are achieved through the formulation and administration of the County’s historic preservation ordinances. This Section of the County’s Planning Division coordinates and, advises local governments and other organizations regarding cultural resource management (CRM) issues. Chris Davenport is also the staff liaison to the County’s Historic Resource Review Board (HRRB). This Section has an education component consisting of public outreach events and an internship program. Find out more about Palm Beach County’s Archaeology Section through the links below.


Public Outreach

How to Volunteer: 
Past Intern Experiences

Historic Preservation

Dubois Park Findings Brochure


Post WWII Housing (National Register) 
Post WWII Housing (National Transportation Safety Board) 
Projectile Point Database

Reference Links

Comprehensive Plan Historic Preservation Element 
ULDC Article 9 
Certificate to Dig (CTD) Review Form
List of Cultural Resource Management/Archaeology Firms
Historic Resources Board (HRRB) 
State Archaeology Site 
Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) 
Cold War In South Florida - Historic Research Study