Coastal Archaeology & History Research, Inc.

Cultural Resource Consulting

Archaeological Investigations

Historic Surveys

Preservation Planning

Adaptive Reuse

Artifact Documentation

Specialty Research

Our Services

CAHR provides private and public sector clients with a full range of Cultural Resource Management services.  Whatever the project, our team of staff and associates is capable of fulfilling your needs. 

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Matthew DeFelice, M.A.


Matthew has over 15 years professional experience in archaeology and historic preservation.  He specializes in municipal preservation and compliance, submerged archaeology, cultural landscapes and adaptive reuse and rehabilitation.  

Matthew holds a B.A in English and Anthropology (Monmouth University, NJ 2003), studied Maritime History and Nautical Archaeology (M.A. Program in Maritime Studies, East Carolina University 2003-2007), and possesses a M.A. in U.S. History (Florida Atlantic University 2014).  He is a certified scientific diver witht eh American Academy of Underwater Sciences (A.A.U.S) Matthew meets the Secretary of the Interior professional standards (36 C.F.R. part 61) professional Archaeologist (prehistoric / historic), Historian, and Architectural Historian.  

Katelyn deFelice, R.d.h

Business Manager / Research Associate

Katelyn has been a part of CAHR since the company was established in 2008.  Acting variously as Business Manager and Research Associate, “Kate” has had a hand in performing surveys, completing reports, and managing corporate records.  

Katelyn holds a B.S. in Business Administration (East Carolina University 2004) and is a Registered Dental Hygienist  (Broward College 2013).  She is a diving instructor with National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI 2004) and Scuba Schools International (S.S.I 2004).    





P.O. Box 244

Cobb Island, Maryland 20625


5344 White Road

Brooksville, Florida 34602