Thank you to everyone who came out to the conference in February! The following are a few select photos from the conference. We are grateful to all all the presenters who came from far and wide to provide wonderful discussions, and to Jodi Barnes for her excellent keynote presentation and participation in panel discussion on avocational archaeology.
Jodi Barnes providing her keynote speech on public archaeology in Arkansas. We were thrilled and honored to have her at this year’s conference!
Lamar Nelson, longtime ASSC Foothills Chapter and society member, presenting on the Fisher Site. Also indicated that this was his 30th conference in a row that he has attended!
Ernest Helms providing a fun, thoughtful account of his time at the Kolb Site and as an avocational archaeologist.
We loved having Coastal Carolina at the conference! Grateful for Coastal Carolina professors Carolyn Dillan and David Palmer for their support and excitement.
PhD student and new ASSC board member Katherine Parker presenting her topic, “Preliminary Modeling of Clandestine Liquor Distillation Sites in the Francis Marion National Forest.”
State Underwater Archaeologist Jim Spirek presenting “Jettisoned: Recovery, Discovery, and History of the CSS Pee Dee Armament.”
Al Goodyear providing a presentation on projectile point typologies in the early Archaic period.
Nena Rice accepting the Archaeologist of the Year award on behalf of Tony Harper, who passed away last September. Harper made many tremendous contributions to supporting archaeology in the state of South Carolina and will be greatly missed.
Exciting panel featuring avocationals and full-time archaeologists preparing for the discussion on avocational archaeology in South Carolina.
The panel was moderated by archaeologist and ASSC journal editor Joe Wilkinson.