Robins AFB archaeology

Submitted by Stephen Hammack (

Stephen Hammack, the Robins Air Force Base on-site archaeologist, continues to give lectures about the archaeology of the Base. He spoke to Dr. Jo Anna Watson’s Mercer University “Introduction to Archaeology” class in Macon on January 17th, and to the Jones County Rotary Club on February 28th. An informal talk is set for March 14th on base before the Youth Advisory Board, a local group working to protect the environment, while another lecture is set for the Wilkinson County Historical Society in Gordon at 7:30 PM on March 25th. Mr. Hammack will also contribute an article on the Base to an upcoming issue of Early Georgia devoted to archaeology on Georgia’s military bases. Other participating installations (so far) are Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base, Fort Gordon, and Fort Stewart.