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CRM research notes

Reports completed; excavations undertaken

Submitted by The LAMAR Institute, Inc.

Since our last report of activity, which covered up to April 2007, our research team has remained active. We completed the archaeological reports on Fort Hawkins in Bibb County, Nash Farm Battlefield in Henry County, and North End Plantation of Ossabaw Island. We also completed several smaller reports on GPR surveys at Bullhead Bluff Cemetery […]

Augusta Archaeological SocietyChapter News

Meetings and activities

Submitted by Augusta Archaeological Society

Dr. Al Goodyear of the University of South Carolina was the featured speaker at our October 11 meeting at Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que on Washington Road. Dr. Goodyear gave an update of work at the Topper site and a review of the latest concepts in Paleo Indian studies, including the 11,900 YBP comet theory and the […]

Bulloch Hall Archaeology SocietyChapter News

Programs and planning

Submitted by Bulloch Hall Archaeological Society

The BHAS members used the September meeting as an annual planning meeting. Later in the fall we had two programs presented. One was by member Fred Scheidler on October 18th on Michoacan Bells. It started with the metalworking of the Peruvian Vicus culture, through the Moche empire, and then to Mexico. Several bells from Michoacan […]

Artifact informationCRM research notes

Pipeline and other surveys

Submitted by TRC (770-270-1192)

Since the summer, TRC has continued to work hard on pipeline (and other) projects across the Southeast. In Georgia, we have carried out a handful of survey projects in DeKalb, Cherokee, Cobb, Fulton, Gwinnett, Houston, McDuffie, and Whitfield counties, with nothing especially interesting to report. One project that seemed to have potential for some good […]

President's message

President’s message, winter 2007

Submitted by Carolyn Rock

What’s the definition of “milestone,” and why does it apply to the Society for Georgia Archaeology this fall? The first answer follows here: Milestone (n) 1. a stone serving as a milepost 2. a significant point in any progress or development. The second answer, why “milestone” applies to SGA: Our first attempt at nominating a […]

Artifact informationChapter NewsGwinnett Archaeological Research Society

Fort Daniel news, artifacts

Submitted by Gwinnett Archaeological Research Society

Figure 1. English leaded crystal from Fort Daniel. GARS continues its study of the Fort Daniel site (9GW623) in Gwinnett County, having completed the first phase of investigations on November 9 after 16 weekends in the field. Results of the investigations to date were presented at the Fall SGA meeting. A PowerPoint presentation in PDF […]

Artifact informationChapter NewsCoastal Georgia Archaeological Society

Fall Picnic; dugout canoe

Submitted by Coastal Georgia Archaeological Society

This year our Society held its Fall Picnic on November 3 at Fife Plantation, later than usual due to warnings about heat and mosquitoes, the hazards of visiting a Savannah River plantation. Nevertheless, after a slightly chilly start, it was a perfect fall day with brilliant sunshine lending a glow to what were once rice […]

Chapter NewsGreater Atlanta Archaeological Society

GAAS busy with monthly meetings

Submitted by Greater Atlanta Archaeological Society

This has been another great year for the Greater Atlanta Archaeological Society, with membership increases and excellent monthly meeting programs. We are pleased to have new members from many backgrounds, including professional archaeologists, students, and avocational archaeologists. We want to thank SGA for continuing support in helping to recruit members and speakers for our monthly […]

Chapter NewsGeorgia Mountains Archaeological Society

Limestone and learning

Submitted by Georgia Mountains Archaeological Society

The Georgia Mountains Chapter continues with the members’ interest and research into the Gainesville limestone and lime production industry. Most work lately has been into the historic records of the industry in the Gainesville area, and crews have revisited the kiln reported here earlier, and found additional constructions in the vicinity. Some members are also […]

The SGA news

Visitors “dig” the SGA exhibit at CoastFest 2007

Submitted by Tammy Forehand

The 12th Annual CoastFest—Georgia’s largest coastal natural resources festival—was held on October 6, 2007, along the scenic Marshes of Glynn in Brunswick, Georgia at the Department of Natural Resources Regional Headquarters. The Society for Georgia Archaeology’s booth was visited by many of the over 6,700 visitors in attendance. Although the forecast called for rain almost […]

ArchaeoBus NewsThe SGA news

Bookmobile today—Archaeology bus tomorrow

Submitted by Betsy Shirk

The story of the transformation of the Bookmobile acquired by SGA from the Athens Clarke County Regional Library continues! The Archaeology Mobile Advisory Panel had its first meeting on Saturday, November 10. Joined by about 93,000 fans in town for the UGA-Auburn game, members of the advisory panel converged on Athens from around the state. […]

Chapter NewsOcmulgee Archaeological Society

OAS members busy attending, sponsoring events

The OAS continues has continued its work throughout Middle Georgia this fall, and has quite a few interesting activities to report. Mark Barnes, recently retired National Park Service Archaeologist, gave the OAS a great talk on the old and new theories about Clovis and pre-Clovis sites on November 5, particularly relating to the Borax Lake […]