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Meet and Greet for the Veterans Curation Project

New South Associates, Inc invites you to attend a meet and greet for the Veterans Curation Program At the Augusta Laboratory on Thursday, July 19th between 10:00am and 2:00pm. The Augusta Veterans Curation Program currently provides vocational rehabilitation and innovative training to ten recently-separated veterans using archaeological collections administered by the U.S. Army Corps of […]

Jerald Ledbetter Obituary- Friend, Colleague, Archaeologist

It is with great sadness that SGA announces the death of Robert Jerald Ledbetter, 70, on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens, Georgia after a brief illness. Jerald was born October 15, 1947 in Livingston, Tennessee, to the late Robert Howard Ledbetter and Edith Alene (née Davis). The family moved to […]

Call for Short Reports for the Fall 2018 volume of Early Georgia

The Society for Georgia Archaeology is looking for Short Reports for the Fall 2018 volume of Early Georgia!! Reports may be more technical, address a specific topic, and be of primary interest to relatively fewer readers. Reports can include project summaries, updates on ongoing field research, or preliminary findings (great for people returning from the […]

Tammy Herron Receives 2018 Joseph R. Caldwell Award

At the 2018 Spring meeting, Tammy Herron received the Joseph R. Caldwell Award for outstanding service to Georgia Archaeology. The Caldwell Award recognizes those individuals dedicating a noteworthy amount of time and energy toward supporting an archaeological project; making outstanding contributions in the area of public education and Georgia archeology; and providing substantial support for […]

Ocmulgee Archaeological Society (OAS) Meeting Announcement- May 7, 2018

The next Ocmulgee Archaeological Society (OAS) meeting will Monday, May 7th at 6:30 pm in Room 144 of the Science and Engineering Building located at 1550 College Street on the Macon campus of Mercer University. For directions to our meeting location check out the map on our website at http:oasgroup.wix.com/archaeology.   This month’s speaker is professional archaeologist, […]

May 2018 Archaeology Month Poster

May is Archaeology Month in Georgia! The theme of both Archaeology Month and of the Spring Meeting is “A Capital Idea! The Archaeology and History of Georgia’s Seats of Power” The meeting in Milledgeville will have a lecture from keynote speaker Dr. Bob Wilson. Dr. Wilson is a historian and professor emeritus at Georgia College […]

2018 Georgia Student Archaeological Research Grants Offered

The Society for Georgia Archaeology (SGA), Georgia Council of Professional Archaeologists (GCPA), and Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are sponsoring student research grants for 2018. These research grants are competitive awards given to support undergraduate and graduate student research that focuses on the archaeology of Georgia. This is the fourth year of these awards. […]

Georgia Social Studies Fair 2018

On Saturday, April 14, the Society for Georgia Archaeology and the Georgia Council of Professional Archaeologists annual prizes were awarded at Georgia Social Studies Fair. The Society judges were blown away by the quality of the student projects and selecting winners was a difficult process. View of the Social Studies Fair The Society for Georgia […]

2018 Archaeology Month Events

Join us as we celebrate Georgia Archaeology Month throughout the month of May! Thanks to the hard work of Society for Georgia Archaeology members across the state, the month of May is packed with exciting events for you to attend!  Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site and Fort Hawkins will host artifact identification days along with other […]

Maria Almodovar Obituary- Georgia Archaeologist and Friend

Maria (Marilyn) Almodovar September 9, 1949 – February 14, 2018 Maria (Marilyn) Almodovar passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2018, due to dementia-related complications.  Two of her closest friends were at her bedside near Aiken, South Carolina where she had been under hospice care. She was 68. Maria was born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico in 1949, the […]

Greater Atlanta Archaeological Society Newsletter- February 2018

The Greater Atlanta Archaeological Society has recently released its February newsletter- Atlanta Antiquities Vol. 6, No. 2 The newsletter contains information about the February guest speaker, Dr. David Noble, who will present on Kettle Creek Revolutionary War Battlefield.   Also included in this month’s newsletter is a short recap on an article on Clovis culture in Ohio. […]

Augusta Archaeological Society Upcoming Lecture!

Augusta Archaeological Society has an exciting FREE upcoming lecture by John Ladson- “A Glimpse into Paleo Man and Mega Fauna in Florida”: The Page-Ladson Site at the Augusta Museum of History. Lecture will cover interesting aspects of Pre-Clovis artifacts, Pleistocene fossils, and underwater archaeology. Date: February 8, 2018 Time:6:30pm Where: Augusta Museum of History 560 […]

Call for Short Reports for the Fall 2017 volume of Early Georgia

The Society for Georgia Archaeology is looking for Short Reports for the Fall 2017 volume of Early Georgia!! Reports may be more technical, address a specific topic, and be of primary interest to relatively fewer readers. Reports can include project summaries, updates on ongoing field research, or preliminary findings (great for people returning from the […]

2017 Archaeology Month Proclamation

On Thursday, May 25, 2017 SGA members Bryan Tucker, Kate Deeley, Laura Kate Schnitzer, and Mary Trudeau met with Governor Nathan Deal for the signing of the proclamation declaring May as Archaeology Month in Georgia. Left to Right: Bryan Tucker, Kate Deeley, Governor Deal, Laura Kate Schnitzer, and Mary Trudeau Click here to download a PDF of […]

Poster Brigade Attacks 2017 Archaeology Poster Mountain

How does the Georgia Archaeology Month poster and education packet make it to the doorsteps of thousands of schools, libraries, and individuals across Georgia and other states? Only through the hard work of the Poster Brigade of The Society for Georgia Archaeology (SGA). This year’s brigade consisted of six hard-working, take-no-prisoners, roll-all-posters, stick-all-labels individuals including: Rhianna […]

2017 Archaeology Month Events

Join us as we celebrate Georgia Archaeology Month throughout the month of May! Thanks to the hard work of Society for Georgia Archaeology members across the state, the month of May is packed with exciting events for you to attend! The Georgia Statewide Historic Preservation Conference will be held May 18-20th in Madison.  Ocmulgee National […]

2017 Archaeology Month Poster

May is Archaeology Month in Georgia! The theme of both Archaeology Month and of the Spring Meeting is “Raised from the Depths: The Archaeology of the Civil War in Georgia.” The meeting in Savannah will focus on the Civil War in Georgia and will spotlight the recent raising of the CSS Georgia and ongoing preservation […]

Greater Atlanta Archaeological Society March Newsletter

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 […]

Greater Atlanta Archaeological Society February Newsletter

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 […]

The next Blue Ridge Archaeological Guild (B.R.A.G.) meeting is February 8 in Dahlonega

Dr. Glover 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 .

August 2016 Archaeology Events

SGA_logo_web_100 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.

Weekend Schedule Details!

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.

Archaeology Month activities announced

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.

Spread the Word, Save Our Sites

sga_logo_cuHelp 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. Click here to read the full article.

URGENT UPDATE ON SB 346!

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:

Press Release Regarding Senate Bill 346

sga_logo_cuHelp 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.

Call for student papers or posters, Fall 2015 SGA meeting

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.

Early Georgia: Information for Authors

Early Georgia logo B W 100 highEarly Georgia publishes papers on the archaeology of Georgia and closely related subjects. While all submissions are subject to editorial review, authors may request to have their papers reviewed through a formal peer review process.

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 […]

WGUAS is online as SEADive

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.