2019 Archaeology Month

May 2019 Archaeology Month Poster

May is Archaeology Month in Georgia! The theme of both Archaeology Month and of the Spring Meeting is “Heritage Under the Waters: The Archaeology of Georgia’s Reservoirs”.  We would like to thank the Georgia Council of Professional Archaeologists, Georgia DNR Historic Preservation Division,  Georgia Power, the LAMAR Institute, Edwards-Pitman Environmental, Inc., New South Associates, The UGA Center for Applied Isotope Studies and the UGA Laboratory of Archaeology for sponsoring the poster this year. Click here to download a pdf of the poster!


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2019 Archaeology Month Events

Join us as we celebrate Georgia Archaeology Month throughout the month of May!

Thanks to the hard work of Society for Georgia Archaeology members across the state, the month of May is packed with exciting events for you to attend!  Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site and Fort Hawkins will host artifact identification days along with other hands-on activities. Don’t miss  archaeology days at New South Associates in Stone Mountain, the Ezekial Harris House in Augusta, the Antonio J. Waring, Jr. Archaeology Lab in Carrollton and the Fort King George State Historic Site in Darien and the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Macon and at the Gwinnett History MuseumFort Daniel Historic Site in Buford will host an Open House and Fort Frederica National Monument along with the Southeast Archeological Center will be conducting excavations that the public can participate in. A public lecture sponsored by the Ocmulgee Archaeological Society will be held in Macon and Camp Lawton will be offering a lantern guided historic tour of the grounds. public lecture sponsored by the Ocmulgee Archaeological Society will be held in Macon. Other fun events on the schedule include National Trails Day at Wormsloe Historic Site, New Echota Trade Day, Ranger Programs at Ocmulgee Mounds, Corn Husk dolls and Flint Knapping at Kolomoki Mounds and Civil War Encampments at Georgia Veterans State Park and Resort.

Click here to access the official Archaeology Month brochure.