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African American Archaeology in Georgia __ A general overview of Black American archaeology in Georgia, much of which concentrates on the slave and Civil war eras. - illustrated - From newsouthassoc.com - http://www.newsouthassoc.com/springfield/arch7.html

 

Antonio J. Waring, Jr. Archaeological Laboratory __ "The Antonio J. Waring, Jr. Archaeological Laboratory was constructed in 1991 to serve as the university-based repository for existing and future archaeological materials generated by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Georgia Department of Transportation, and other agencies and organizations conducting field research at Georgia archaeological sites."  Learn about the lab and its responsibilities. - From westga.edu - http://waring.westga.edu/

 
Archaeological and Historical Study Report Morgan Falls Project __ "During June and November 2005, and January 2006, Brockington and Associates, Inc., conducted historical research, archaeological reconnaissance, and limited surveys of shoreline areas in the Morgan Falls Hydroelectric Project..."  A report on that research.  A PDF file - illustrated - From georgiapower.com - http://www.georgiapower.com/lakes/hydro/pdfs/ArcheologicalandHistoricalStudyReport.pdf

 

Archaeologists find relics at Georgia fort __ "On a narrow peninsula along Georgia's marshy coast, archaeologists have uncovered relics from a forgotten piece of American history — the fort where British and U.S. troops waged the final battle of the War of 1812."  A news story. - From  msnbc.msn.com - http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/7923142/

 

Archaeology and Early History - New Georgia Encyclopedia __ Click to open categories about Georgia archaeological topics. - From georgiaencyclopedia.org - http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Categories.jsp?path=/HistoryArchaeology/ArchaeologyandEarlyHistory

 

Archaeology | Historic Preservation Division __ "Welcome to Georgia's Statewide Archaeology Site Protection and Education Program web page. Archaeology is a science that focuses on learning about the past from the material remnants that people left behind..."  Learn how the state of Georgia works with archaeology and the responsibilities of the office of State Archaeologist. - illustrated - From georgiashpo.org - http://georgiashpo.org

 

Archaeology and the Law - The West Point Site - West Georgia __ A general overview of Georgia archaeology law. - From wguas.org - http://www.wguas.org/ethics.html

 

 

City Beneath the Mounds __ Learn about the remote sensing mapping of a prehistoric American metropolis in the state of Georgia, the Etowah Mounds. - illustrated - From archaeology.org - http://www.archaeology.org/0811/abstracts/etowah.html

 

Conquistador Was Deep in U.S.: "Stunning" Jewelry Find Redraws Route? __ "The discovery suggests an expedition led by conquistador Hernando de Soto ventured far off its presumed course - which took the men from Florida to Missouri - and engaged in ceremonies in a thatched, pyramid-like temple."  - illustrated - From nationalgeographic.com - http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/11/111101-conquistador-america-de-soto-science-spanish-glass/

 

Genesis Point, Georgia __ "ESI performed an intensive survey across the approximate 2,300-acre Genesis Point property in Bryan County, Georgia. There were 83 archaeological sites documented at the property, including one prehistoric village that was over one mile long."  A very brief overview. - From esinc.cc - http://www.esinc.cc/Archaeology-Division/genesis-point-georgia.html   

 

dig: Georgia Archaeology Events __ "dig's guide to special archaeological programs, events, and exhibits in Georgia" - From digonsite.com - http://www.digonsite.com/guide/georgia.html

 

Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site __ A general overview and history of this archaeological site. - illustrated - From ngeorgia.com - http://ngeorgia.com


The Georgia Archaeological Site File Homepage __ "The Georgia Archaeological Site File (GASF) is the official repository for information about known archaeological sites of all periods in the state of Georgia. Since its founding in 1976, it has become the primary source for documentation about Georgia Archaeology for archaeologists everywhere." - From UGA Laboratory of Archaeology - http://shapiro.anthro.uga.edu/GASF/

 

Georgia archaeologists find Confederate POW camp __ "Preserved for nearly 150 years, perhaps by its own obscurity, a short-lived Confederate prison camp began yielding treasures from the Civil War almost as soon as archeologists began searching for it in southeastern Georgia."  News coverage of the find. - illustrated - From msn.com - http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/38758352/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/georgia-archaeologists-find-confederate-pow-camp/

 

Georgia Archaeology Camps and Archeology Summer Camps __ List of archaeology camps in Georgia - From campchannel.com - http://www.campchannel.com/Georgia/ArcheologyCamps.cgi

 

The Georgia Archaeology Home Page __ Jam packed with information such as Technical Summary of Georgia Prehistory (text with references). Technical Summary of Georgia Prehistory (summary table), etc.  The textured page backgrounds may make some of the reading uncomfortable. - From William F. Stanyard  - http://www.geocitiessites.com/wfstanyard/

 

Georgia Archaeology Jobs __ A few listed - From archaeologyjobs.net - http://www.archaeologyjobs.net/georgia-archaeology-jobs

 

 

 

Georgia Archaeology Museum Directory __ List of archaeology museums in Georgia - From museumsusa.org - http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/?k=1271407%2CCategoryID%3A1601640%3BState%3AGA%3Bdirectoryid%3A200454  

 

Georgia Archaeology: SGA and GCPA __ This is the home of the Georgia Council of Professional Archaeologists and The Society for Georgia Archaeology. You can find out about the organization, read some articles, and learn about their plans for the future. - illustrated - From Georgia Council of Professional Archaeologists - http://www.georgia-archaeology.org/

 

Georgia Council of Professional Archaeologists __ Learn about this organization and its role in Georgia archaeology. You will find membership requirements, articles and more. - From Georgia council of Professional Archaeologists - http://www.georgia-archaeology.org/GCPA/

 

Georgia Southern University: Camp Lawton - Archeology __ "In 2009, Georgia Southern University's Department of Sociology and Anthropology began a project to investigate the archeology at Camp Lawton, a Civil War prisoner of war camp situated in Jenkins County, Georgia."  Report on the research. - illustrated - From georgiasouthern.edu - http://www.georgiasouthern.edu/camplawton/index.php/archeology

 

Historical Archaeology in Georgia __ You will find the full text of this important report covering many aspects of Georgia archaeology from archaeological 'regions,' history and much more.  A PDF file. - From valdosta.edu - http://www.valdosta.edu/~aesanfor/historical%20architecture.pdf

 

Jones County, Georgia Archaeology Research __ A report on archaeological research undertaken in 1998 regarding an abandoned cemetery. - From ancestry.com - http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gajones/archaelo.htm 

 

The Lamar Institute __ "The LAMAR Institute was incorporated in the state of Georgia as a non-profit organization for the purpose of conducting archaeological research in the southeastern United States and educating the public about archaeology. Since its inception in 1982 the LAMAR Institute has sponsored a wide range of projects to achieve these ends."  Learn about the organization, plans and accomplishments. - illustrated - From thelamarinstitute.org - http://www.thelamarinstitute.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=46&Itemid=53

 

New Georgia Encyclopedia: Archaeology in Historic Preservation __ Encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From georgiaencyclopedia.org - http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-1128  

 

 
 
Society for Georgia Archaeology Home Page __ "Archaeological evidence of our past is disappearing rapidly, and it takes dedicated people to make site preservation happen. If you're looking for knowledge about archaeology, as well as a fun, educational way to help save Georgia's past, then take a look at the Society for Georgia Archaeology." - illustrated - From Society for Georgia Archaeology - http://www.thesga.org/

 

Underwater Archaeology | Historic Preservation Division __ A lot of information and resources including shipwrecks, research projects and much more. - illustrated - From State of Georgia - http://georgiashpo.org/archaeology/underwater  


West Georgia Underwater Archaeological Society __ "The West Georgia Underwater Archaeological Society (WGUAS) was founded in 2002 by recreational divers and historians in West Georgia to discover, conserve, and preserve local submerged historical sites. WGUAS seeks to educate the public about the importance of our underwater heritage." Learn about this organization and its activities, goals, and plans for the future. - illustrated - From WGUAS - http://www.wguas.org/
 

 

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