May is Archaeology Month in Georgia! The SGA is proud to announce the Spring “Meeting” will be held on Friday, May 20-21, 2016 in St. Marys & Cumberland Island, Georgia as part of 2016 Archaeology Month celebrations. The theme for this year’s Archaeology Month is “Dynamic Borders: The Archaeology of Cumberland Island.” – exploring pre-contact and historic archaeological sites across Cumberland Island, the dynamic environment of a coastal barrier island and the impacts of climate change to Georgia’s coastal resources. We welcome both SGA members and non-members to join us! For more details please visit the Spring Meeting Information Page.
Attend one of our two meetings each year and meet avocational and professional archaeologists. The spring meeting is during Archaeology Month, in May. Check our calendar for the date of the next meeting!
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Augusta Archaeological Society •Blue Ridge Archaeology Guild •Chapters •Events information •Greater Atlanta Archaeological Society •Gwinnett Archaeological Research Society •Ocmulgee Archaeological Society •Online news
Take a look at some of the events taking place this month across the state. Local chapter meetings are taking place in Macon, Atlanta, Dahlonega, Buford, and Augusta in the coming weeks. Read more about how to attend lectures and learn about archaeology and upcoming events, including hands on activities like artifact ID days, archaeological lab instruction, and field day opportunities.
The SGA is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the Georgia Council of Professional Archaeologists, and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to sponsor student research grants for 2016. This Deadline for application is September 1, 2016. Details in the full story.
Early Georgia •Online news •Online news and research •Publications •SGA notices online •Supplementary material
As you know, membership in SGA includes current issues of Early Georgia, a longstanding twice-yearly publication of the Society that serves as Georgia’s premier archaeology journal. But what about all those great past issues that were mailed out before you joined? Don’t miss out, back issues are available! A complete listing of past issues, their […]
Misplaced your checkbook? No more stamps? Never fear! Joining SGA and paying your annual dues just got a lot easier, because SGA has adopted Square® as a means of accepting credit card payments! The service processes credit card payments two ways: through an online store and in person through a handy smartphone card reader. We’ve […]
Frontiers in the Soil is a classic in archaeological literature that should be useful to everyone. Using easy-to-read text by Roy S. Dickens, Jr., and creative color cartoon illustrations by James L. McKinley, Frontiers interprets Georgia’s past with humor in over 100-pages of delightful reading. Click here to download the order form for Frontiers in the Soil.
Georgia’s Mobile Archaeology Classroom—the ArchaeoBus—provides hands-on and minds-on activities to enthuse your students about learning. Archaeology is a great tool for turning on the minds of students, as well as a great motivational tool. More important, it is a discipline capable of instruction in a wide variety of skills. Archaeology is a holistic academic and intellectual approach that involves all subject areas, social skills, and conceptual skills. Georgia’s Mobile Archaeology Classroom offers the opportunity for students and teachers to leave the traditional four-walled classroom and use a new approach to learn state standards!