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home : news : lakelands & beyond July 23, 2017



5/5/2017 10:56:00 AM
Ninety Six National Historic Site to Host Archeological Field School

Students from the University of South Carolina, Department of Anthropology, will be participating in an archeological field school at Ninety Six National Historic Site May 8-26. The work will be focused primarily at Robert Gouedy’s 1759 Trading Post, also known as Fort Ninety Six. 

Students will learn remote sensing techniques such as Ground Penetrating Radar, Magnetometer, and metal detecting), archeological field survey, and formal archaeological excavation methods.  The excavations will be led by a team of archaeologists from the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology.  During these next three weeks, be sure to follow the park’s Facebook page as there will be posts from students and rangers in the field.

Beginning May 15, the public is invited to visit the field excavations in progress.  There are also some limited volunteer positions available from May 15 to 25.  Volunteers must be in good physical shape and be able to commit a minimum of three days to the excavations. 

For more information on how to volunteer, applicants must contact Sarah Cunningham at 864-543-4068 to reserve a slot.

A public archeology program will be offered on Saturday, May 20 in conjunction with the Living History Day.  The Living History Day will focus on children’s activities from 10 am to 2 pm near the Logan Log House. The archeological program will take place between the hours of 10 am and 4 pm, where visitors can interact with professional and student archeologists at the Goeudy Trading Post, near the Gouedy Trail and the Charleston Road.  

Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Parks Group Superintendent, John Slaughter, hopes that the public will come out to see the progress of a newly established cooperative agreement between the National Park Service and the University of South Carolina, Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology.   Slaughter says, "This is an amazing opportunity at Ninety Six National Historic Site to experience the discovery of history through science, technology, engineering, & math (S.T.E.M.) utilizing archaeology to explore areas and events of national and local significance related to the revolutionary war throughout South Carolina. This partnership helps develop a new generation of professional archaeologists who can support the mission and technical requirements of the National Park Service archaeology professions."

 







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