The Greater Atlanta Archaeological Society has recently released its March newsletter- Atlanta Antiquities Vol 5 No 3 March 2017. The newsletter contains information about the March guest speaker, Scott Jones, prehistoric technologies expert, who will present on lithic resources in Georgia and perform a flintknapping demonstration. Also included in this month’s newsletter is information on […]
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The Greater Atlanta Archaeological Society has recently released its Atlanta Antiquities Vol 5 No 2 February 2017(1). The newsletter contains information about the recently approved Fort Frederica Legislation as well as information on February guest speaker, Emma Mason, an archaeologist with GDNR HPD who will present on an archaeological database that will be used by […]
B.R.A.G is a SGA chapter in north Georgia. At their next meeting, Dr. Glover, an Associate Professor in the Anthropology Department of Georgia State University, is going to speak on “Exploring the hidden coast of the maritime Maya with investigations of the ancient port sites of Vista Alegre and Conil off the Yucatan peninsula.” Read the announcement for more details .
Take a look at some of the events taking place this month across the state. Read more about how to attend lectures and learn about archaeology and upcoming events, including hands on activities like artifact ID days and field day opportunities.
The Spring 2016 Meeting is imminent! Remember to check out the details for this weekend by Reading This Post and be sure to pick up your information packets from the St. Mary Visitors Center between 1:00 and 4:00 PM, Friday, May 20th, located at 400 Osborne St., St. Marys, Georgia.
The SGA is proud to announce the events associated with this year’s Archaeology Month, which is May. An events brochure is linked in the full story…. Join SGA at its Spring Meeting Friday and Saturday, May 20-21, in St. Marys, Georgia and Cumberland Island.
Help Protect Archaeological Sites in Georgia! The public needs to share its concerns with the media and elected officials by contacting members in the House of Representatives and sharing the press release with your local news outlets. There are only 10 days left in the session to defeat this bill.
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The Georgia Senate is considering (SB 346) in the coming days. Representatives of SGA and other concerned citizens have spoken before the Senate Transportation Committee but not all the opposition present was allowed to speak. If the bill cannot be stopped in the Senate, it might be able to be amended and we are working on potential changes should the bill reach the House of Representatives. The following joint statement by the SGA and GCPA has been prepared and released to several media outlets:
Help us spread the word about opposing Senate Bill 346. Read on to view a press release that was sent to media outlets that cover goverment issues and outlines the SGA’s opposition to the legislation before the Georgia State Senate.
The SGA is soliciting papers for the fall meeting to be held in Gwinnett County on October 17, 2015. All presenters and topics are welcome. This meeting is especially geared toward recent archaeological research being carried out by college students. Please submit your abstracts by October 5. Read the full post for more information by clicking here.
On Monday, March 25, at 6:30 p.m. at the Hearn Academy in Cave Spring, Georgia, archaeologist Pat Garrow will present his findings from the December 2012 dig at the Cave Spring Log Cabin. Representatives from the Georgia Chapter of the Trail of Tears Association will be on hand to put Garrow’s work in context. To […]
Online, the West Georgia Underwater Archaeological Society is switching from its original website at WGUAS.org to its new domain at SEADive.org. The new name stands for SouthEast Archaeological Divers, and recognizes that the Chapter’s members come from across the Southeast.