Northwest Georgia Archaeological Society

SGA Chapter based in northwest Georgia
Contact information:
c/o Jack Walker
452 Benson Road
Dallas, GA 30132
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March 2016 Archaeology Events

SGA_logo_web_100 Take a look at some of the events taking place this month across the state. Local chapter meetings are taking place in Atlanta, Cartersville, Dahlonega, and Buford in the coming weeks. Read more about how to attend lectures and learn about archaeology. Also be sure to tell everyone to contact their house representatives to share concerns about Senate Bill 346.

Rock carving expert to speak about Mayans in northern Georgia

Submitted by Jim Langford (jlangford@fc-solutions.com)

Etowah_md_in_winter_CUCome to the Museum at Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site on Thursday, March 15th at 7:00pm to hear the REAL story of rock structures on a mountainside in Union County—structures that sparked the recent controversy about Mayans in North Georgia. Our speaker for this meeting of the Northwest Georgia Archaeology Society will be Dr. Jannie Loubser, an archaeologist and world expert on rock carvings and rock structures.

NWGAS to host Artifact Identification Night November 10th, 2011

Submitted by Jim Langford (Northwest Georgia Archaeology Society)

The Northwest Georgia Archaeology Society will host their Artifact Identification Night at the Etowah Mounds Museum on Thursday, November 10th at 7:00 pm. All members of the public are invited.

NWGAS September meeting: Geoarchaeological Studies of Mounds-An Example from Etowah

Submitted by Jim Langford (Northwest Georgia Archaeology Society)

The Northwest Georgia Archaeology Society will have our next regularly scheduled meeting of the Northwest Georgia Archaeology Society on next Thursday, Sept. 8th, at New Echota Historic Site. The meeting will begin at 7:00pm. All members of the public are invited. Admission is free.

NWGAS March 10th meeting entitled Creek and Cherokee at Chattanooga’s Moccasin Bend Site

Submitted by Jim Langford (jlangford@fc-solutions.com)

The Northwest Georgia Archaeology Society will hold a meeting Thursday, March 10th, 2011, at the Etowah Indian Mounds Site near Cartersville. The lecture presented by Dr. Nick Honerkamp of the University of Tennesse at Chattanooga is Creek and Cherokee at Chattanooga’s Moccasin Bend Site. Located at the toe of Lookout Mountain, Moccasin Bend is one of America’s most unique and scenic archaeological sites—located at a significant geographic and geologic crossroads.

Archaeology meeting and pottery washing—January 13th at New Echota

Submitted by Jim Langford (jlangford@fc-solutions.com)

On Thursday, January 13, 2011, we will have our annual “pottery washing” event and workshop at New Echota Historic Site located near Calhoun. This is part of our regularly scheduled meetings of the Northwest Georgia Archaeology Society meeting. The meeting will start at 7:00pm. The public is enthusiastically encouraged to attend.

NWGAS chapter meeting November 11 at Etowah Mounds Museum

Submitted by Jim Langford (jlangford@fc-solutions.com)

Etowah_md_in_winter_CUThe Northwest Georgia Archaeology Society is holding their chapter meeting meeting at the Etowah Indian Mounds Museum, Thursday, November 11, 2010, at 7pm. Presentation by Tommy Hudson entitled Prehistoric Stone Constructions in Georgia: An Overview. Tommy is a local researcher and founding member of the Eastern States Rock Art Research Association.

Free lecture, pottery washing event, January 14th

Submitted by Jim Langford (jlangford@fc-solutions.com)

Back by popular demand, the Northwest Georgia Archaeology Society will hold a prehistoric pottery washing and seminar on Thursday, January 14, 2010 at New Echota Historic Site located near Calhoun, Georgia. The meeting will begin at 7 pm. The public is invited to attend the program and meeting.

Obituary: Fred Scheidler (1947-2008)

Fred, doing what he loved. Georgia archaeology lost an enthusiastic advocate upon the premature death of Fred Scheidler on July 15th. Fred resided in Marietta and in recent years had become a constant and welcome participant at a host of archaeological gatherings in and around Atlanta. Archaeology was a lifelong interest of Fred’s, having become […]