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Henry Cary

Archaeologist / Built Heritage Specialist


Golder Associates Ltd.


Dr. Henry Cary has over 15 years of public and private-sector experience directing cultural heritage and archaeological projects in Canadian urban, rural, Arctic and Sub-Arctic environments. He specialises in the historic architecture and cultural landscapes of North America, including industrial and military heritage. In addition to providing heritage evaluations, impact assessments, documentation reports, and conservation and management plans for a wide range of clients and resources, Dr. Cary is skilled in the analysis, digital survey and mapping, and other documentation of complex, multi-component properties, structures, and landscapes. Prior to joining Golder, Dr. Cary was an archaeologist and cultural resource management specialist for Parks Canada, notably for the Fort Henry National Historic Site Conservation Program and Western Arctic Field Unit. He has also served as Heritage Manager for the Town of Lunenburg UNESCO World Heritage Site and consultant for private-sector and research projects in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, the Republic of South Africa, Italy, and France. Henry is a member of numerous professional organizations including the Association for Industrial Archaeology, Vernacular Architecture Forum, and ICOMOS Canada, and is an adjunct professor in the Department of Anthropology at Saint Mary’s University.