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Chapter NewsGwinnett Archaeological Research Society

GARS explores rock piles, Fort Daniel, mystery artifacts

Tom Gresham talking about rock pile sites at the February GARS meeting. The Gwinnett Archaeological Research Society has moved their monthly meeting date to the first Wednesday of the month, but is still meeting 7:30 to 9:00 PM in the Gwinnett County Justice and Administration Building, 75 Langley Road, Lawrenceville. In February we had a […]

ArchaeoBus NewsThe SGA news

Archaeology bus rolling right along

The Archaeology Bus Committee has several exciting items to report to the membership. First, John (JC) Burns of jcbD, has generously provided pro-bono work to create the graphic and text design that will go around the vehicle. This will allow the vehicle to be “reborn” from the bookmobile that it was to the new and […]

CRM research notesGeorgia archaeology online

GDOT Archaeology Unit busy

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Archaeology Unit at the Office of Environment/Location is an integral part of the GDOT mission statement that promises a “safe, seamless and sustainable transportation system that supports Georgia’s economy and is sensitive to its citizens and environment.” The responsibilities of the GDOT Archaeology Unit within the mission are two-fold. […]

Augusta Archaeological SocietyChapter News

AAS elects new officers

Our annual holiday party was held Thursday night December 13th at the home of Audrey and Paul Mahoney. Officers elected for 2008 were as follows. President – Rosanne Stutts Vice President – John Arena Treasurer – Diane Black Secretary and Bulletin Editor – Donna Hope Programs and Special Events Chairman – John Whatley Steve Ferrell […]

CRM research notesThe SGA news

SHA Annual Meeting in Albuquerque

Submitted by Jim D’Angelo (

Pictured left to right: Joe Joseph, Rochelle Banks (TRC-Houston), SHA Conference Chair Howard Higgins (TRC-Albuquerque), Mary Beth Reed, Jim D’Angelo, and Barbara Garrow. The Society for Historical Archaeology and Council on Underwater Archaeology held their annual meetings jointly in Albuquerque, New Mexico this past January, co-sponsored by TRC. Papers examined the interface between archaeology and […]

Bulloch Hall Archaeology SocietyChapter News

BHAS conducts diverse activities

In December we held our meeting with festive flare by combining two events. Members provided a pot luck dinner, with a cool presentation by Jack Wynn on the “Archaeology of Upland Peru.” We had the Andes as a snowy backdrop in many of the slides Jack took of the sites and the archaeologists he met. […]

The SGA news

Robins AFB archaeology

Submitted by Stephen Hammack (

Stephen Hammack, the Robins Air Force Base on-site archaeologist, continues to give lectures about the archaeology of the Base. He spoke to Dr. Jo Anna Watson’s Mercer University “Introduction to Archaeology” class in Macon on January 17th, and to the Jones County Rotary Club on February 28th. An informal talk is set for March 14th […]

Chapter NewsOcmulgee Archaeological SocietyResearch articles

OAS busy educating the public, doing research

The OAS continues its mission of educating the public about the archaeology of Middle Georgia, and has had several excellent speakers this winter. In January Sam Lawson, recently returned to our area from south Georgia, gave a talk on the locations of the Creek towns that were along the Upper Ocmulgee from 1686 to 1716. […]

Artifact informationOn the levelResearch articles

Dugout canoe déjà vu?

Submitted by Fred Scheidler

Initial view of dugout canoe in 1970. In late December 1970, I assisted the Broward County Archaeological Society in the location, recovery, and restoration of an abandoned, twelve and a half foot long, cypress dugout canoe. It became the primary display in the small museum the group maintained for public education. My friend Keith Hunt […]

The SGA news

SGA Endowment Fund surpasses $20,000!

Submitted by Rita Elliott (

As 2008 rolled in, so did a number of important contributions to The Society for Georgia Archaeology’s Endowment Fund. January, alone, brought $700 worth of donations to the fund. These much-appreciated contributions continue to add to the fund’s principal, which is kept in perpetuity, generating interest. This interest provides funding for archaeology public outreach, research, […]

President's messageThe Profile

President’s Message, spring 2008

Submitted by Carolyn Rock

This Spring’s SGA symposium is just around the corner, scheduled for Saturday, April 26 at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta. The meeting, titled Archaeological Encounters in Georgia’s Spanish Period: New Discoveries and Improved Understandings, will provide a full day of speakers presenting the latest discoveries about the Spanish colonial presence in the […]