Events
Knap-in at Lynches River County Park
May 8 & 9, 2015
Have you ever wondered how a arrowhead or spear point was made? Would you like to try your hand at spear throwing? 
Join us for a glimpse into the prehistoric past! Our gathering will showcase the numerous primitive skills practiced during the stone age. Flintknappers will be on site demonstrating the ancient art of making stone tools. Atlatl and dart (spear throwing) experts will show you how we hunted before the invention of the bow and arrow. This family friendly event is free.
For all the details visit our Knap-in page and visit our Facebook Event page to join in the discovery!

Charles Towne Landing Archaeology Conference


Founders Hall, Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site
February 26th, 2011, Saturday*
9am-3pm


The organizers would like to invite paper and poster abstracts for the upcoming Charles TowneLanding Archaeology Conference, scheduled to take place at Founders Hall on February 26th, 2011.Although there is no particular theme for this year's conference, special consideration will be given topapers and posters that focus on South Carolina archaeology. The conference will be divided into professional and student paper sessions; submissions from graduate and advanced undergraduatestudents are encouraged.

Abstracts for papers: Maximum 300 words, including the title, the name of the presenter and affiliation (Please state if you are a student).

Abstracts for posters: Maximum 300 words, including a list of proposed graphics and images, the size,the title, the name of the presenter and affiliation. Sample images or a draft copy of the poster may be submitted as supplementary material. Bulletin boards and/or easels will be provided, entrants will beresponsible for printing their posters.

Deadline: November 15th, 2010. Please direct all submissions and questions to djones@scprt.com with CTL ARCHAEOLOGY CONFERENCE in the subject bar.

A preliminary program will be announced on December 1st, 2010.

ASSC Hosted a Fieldtrip to Topper Site Saturday 5/27

The Archaeological Society of South Carolina, Inc hosted an archaeological field trip to the Topper site, in Allendale County, SC on Saturday May 27th.

The Topper Site is the oldest radio carbon dated site in North America and has rewritten the history of how the Americas were settled.

Dr. Albert C. Goodyear, Director of the Southeastern Paleoamerican Survey gave a guided tour and discussed his findings since 1996.

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