Panel discussion scheduled for Saturday, May 12th, in Savannah

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The Chatham County-Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission announces a panel discussion titled “Perspectives in Archaeology: Digging for the Truth” to be held Saturday, May 12th, at 2PM, at Trinity Church, Telfair Square, Savannah. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.

Panelists will be Dr. Pamela Cressy, Archaeologist for the City of Alexandria, Virginia; Neil Dawson of Dawson Architects; Richard Kanaski, Regional Archaeologist, Southeast Region, US Fish and Wildlife Service; and Dr. Sue Moore, past-president of the SGA and Professor of Anthropology at Georgia Southern University. The moderator will be Michael Jordan of Cosmos Mariner Productions.

The sponsors of the panel discussion reception, which will follow the discussion, are The LAMAR Institute and Coastal Heritage Society.

Partner-sponsors of the event are the Metropolitan Planning Commission, Chatham County Resource Protection Commission, Trinity Church, Chatham County, The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, Historic District Board of Review, City of Savannah, the Chatham County Historic Preservation Commission, The LAMAR Institute, and Coastal Heritage Society.

Download a flyer announcing this event by clicking here. For more information, email Ellen Harris by by clicking here or call 912.651.1482.

This event is one of many scheduled in conjunction with 2012 Archaeology Month. Read all stories on this website about Archaeology Month by clicking here. Visit the SGA’s online calendar here to learn about many events.

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