The Spring 2010 Meeting of the Society for Georgia Archaeology will be Saturday, May 15th, at The Parks at Chehaw, just outside of Albany.
The SGA has reserved a block of rooms at the Country Inn & Suites, one of Albany’s newest hotels. It’s in northwest Albany, and close to the park. Online information is here, including an excellent map and directions. We have a block of rooms reserved at the Country Inn & Suites. The block of rooms consists of 5 King rooms and 10 Double Standard rooms with two queen beds. The cost for each is $82.00 + 14% tax, for a total of $93.48/night. These rooms will be available at the group rate until Monday May 3, 2010. Check-in time for all rooms is 3:00 pm, and check-out time is 11:00 am. To get to the Country Inn & Suites from US 19/US82, take Exit 7 and go north onto Nottingham Way. The Country Inn & Suites is located on the left. The phone number at the Albany hotel is 229-317-7100; the Country Inn & Suites company’s toll-free number is 1-800-596-2375.
The Georgia Council of Professional Archaeologists will have meetings on Friday, May 14th. The GCPA Board will meet from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Then the GCPA will meet from 1:45 to 3:30 pm.
The SGA Board will meet after the GCPA meetings, from 3:45 to 5:30 pm.
All Friday meetings will be in the Tift Room at the Country Inn & Suites.
For those who love the outdoors, camping is available at The Parks at Chehaw nestled on Lake Chehaw off SR 91, 1.2 miles north of US 19/82/SR 50. The physical address is 105 Chehaw Park Road, Albany, GA 31701; 229-430-5275. Read more information online here.
The location of The Parks at Chehaw is shown in the map below.
Click here for a PDF of the hotel and camping information (except the Best Western info, added later and listed below).
Other suggestions for accommodations
Best Western, at 2729 Pointe North Blvd., Albany, GA 31721; phone 229-446-2001 (newly renovated; pictures below)
Hilton Garden Inn located at 101 S. Front Street, Albany, GA 31701; phone 229-888-1590
Jameson Inn located at 2720 Dawson Road, Albany, GA 31707; phone 229-435-3737
Quality Inn – Merry Acres located at 1500 Dawson Road, Albany, GA 31707; phone 229-435-7721
Wingate by Wyndham located at 2735 Dawson Road, Albany, GA 31707; phone 229-883-9800
Here are a few pictures from the Albany Best Western.