There are 5 articles in this issue of The Profile. Each excerpt below links to the full article (click on the article headline or the 'Click here to read' link!)

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Spring 2014 President’s Message

Submitted by Tammy Herron, President

sga_logo_cuThe Spring 2014 President’s Message has been posted. It has been a busy spring for the SGA; read on for SGA President Tammy Herron’s report on recent events in Georgia archaeology, including the launch of the new research grant!

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Archaeological documentation

Submitted by Tammy Herron, President

statesboro_marker_smallSGA President Tammy Herron was in Statesboro, Georgia the other day running some errands when a plaque on the ground in front of the AgSouth Farm Credit building caught her eye. Read on to find out what she spotted and to learn more about the process of documenting archaeological sites!

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Joint Research Grants debut

Submitted by Tom Lewis (

The SGA is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the Georgia Council of Professional Archaeologists, and Georgia Department of Natural Resources to sponsor student research grants for 2014. Deadline for application is 1 September 2014. Details in the full story.

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Camp Sumter at Andersonville: The notorious Civil War prison

Submitted by Amanda Morrow

andersonville_19_smallOn February 24, 1864, the gates opened at Camp Sumter, a Civil War POW camp located in Americus, Georgia. Learn about the archaeology of Camp Sumter, now the Andersonville National Historic Site, in this excellent article by SGA member Amanda Morrow.

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Henry D. Green Symposium highlights Georgia history

Submitted by Catherine Long

sga_logo_cuFormer SGA president Catherine Long reports on the Seventh Biennial Henry D. Green Symposium of the Decorative Arts , held Thursday, January 30 through Saturday, February 1 at the University of Georgia Hotel and Conference Center. The symposium included tours of historic properties in Athens and a presentation on ceramics by SGA’s own Dan Elliot.