Lamar Institute to dig at Fort Hawkins

Submitted by Kelly Woodard (

Fort_Hawkins contributing writer Jim Gaines featured a story August 30, 2011, regarding the Lamar Institute’s renewal of their 2005 dig at Fort Hawkins. The article mainly addresses the call for volunteers at the site from October 10 through 28, 2011. Lamar Institute President Daniel Elliott is looking for about twenty-four volunteers who can work at least five days, front $150 to cover basics and insurance, and those with field experience.  

To read the full article click here.

 To find out more information regarding the Fort Hawkins site and past archaeological field excavations, please check out Fort Hawkins 2005-2007 Field Seasons: LAMAR Institute Research Publication Series Report Number 124.

(photo courtesy of the Fort Hawkins Historic Site)