The Davenport House has two public archaeology events coming up! The first is a workshop and the second is an excavation in the museum’s backyard. Details are below. Please note that you need to rsvp to help at the dig. Both activities are an extra credit opportunity for Ms. Seifert’s Introduction to Archaeology class (ANTH 3820).
Participate in an Archaeology Project at the Davenport House
Who: Davenport House Museum and The Lamar Institute
What: Archaeology Workshop- Learn about the evidence found from a Ground Penetrating Radar analysis as well as general practices/techniques and plans for the evacuations at the DH. There will be hands-on activities!
When: Wednesday, January 15 from 4 to 6 p.m.
Where: Kennedy Pharmacy, 323 E. Broughton Street
What: Archaeological Excavation
When: Saturday, January 18 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Sign-up to help in one hour increments.
Where: Davenport House Museum – Courtyard Garden, 324 E. State Street
Details: The Davenport House is conducting an archaeological project to learn more about history of its property – Lots 13 and 14 in Columbia Ward. The community is invited to participate in the workshop and excavation at the Davenport House.
Call to learn more and to reserve a place. 912/236-8097
Dan Elliott of the LAMAR Institute supervises archaeologists collecting ground penetrating radar data during the Savannah Under Fire Project in Lafayette Square, 2009.