2014 Archaeology Month

Official press release for Archaeology Month and the spring meeting

Submitted by Tammy Herron

May is Archaeology Month in Georgia, and the 2014 Spring Meeting is only days away! Please click here to for an official press release announcing the twenty-first annual Georgia Archaeology Month celebration and the upcoming 2014 Spring Meeting of the Society for Georgia Archaeology to be held in Cartersville, Georgia on Saturday, May 10th. Help us spread the word about Archaeology Month and the spring meeting. Our theme this year is Site Destruction: Pieces of Our Past Lost Forever.

This week SGA president Tammy Herron and several board members were on hand at the State Capitol with Governor Nathan Deal for the official signing of the Archaeology Month Proclamation.

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To discover more about Georgia Archaeology Month, click here.

Download the digital version of the 2014 Georgia Archaeology Month poster

The Society for Georgia Archaeology is proud to offer this year’s Georgia Archaeology Month poster showcasing the theme Site Destruction: Pieces of Our Past Lost Forever—and May is Archaeology Month in Georgia. Download the poster by clicking here. To view all the stories on this website about Georgia Archaeology Month click here.

The SGA’s Spring Meeting will be held Saturday, May 10th in the Lakeside Ballroom at Red Top Mountain State Park near Cartersville. Please join us for lectures and a discussion of some of the causes of archaeological site destruction and hear how we can become better stewards of these irreplaceable resources. Click here to view the agenda for the meeting. We hope to see you there!

Events abound for Archaeology Month 2014

Join us as we celebrate Georgia Archaeology Month throughout the month of May, from the mountains to the sea. 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! Take part in tours and hands-on activities at Chieftains Museum, Etowah, and Fort Daniel. Don’t miss the chance to visit Abby the ArchaeoBus in Stone Mountain. You can also hear interesting lectures, visit archaeology labs, and even participate in a primitive skills workshop. Click here to view the full schedule of Archaeology Month events, and click here to access the official Archaeology Month brochure.