Archaeology

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October is SC Archaeology Month.  Facebook: Archaeological Society of South Carolina

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They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 3
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 3

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Volunteers are crucial to these archaeological dig sites; they not only donate time and money for research, but also get the opportunity to work alongside nationally recognized scientists and experts.
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 2
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 2

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The archaeologists from the University of South Carolina conduct experiments to better understand how these ancient tools were made and functioned. Artifacts at the site must not only be found, but...
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 4
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 4

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The Topper Site discovery is the latest example illustrating the controversy that exists in American archaeology today – concerning when and how did man first arrive in the Western hemisphere?
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 5
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 5

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Host Jim Welch speaks with Dr. Albert Goodyear of the University of South Carolina’s Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, and Dr. Dennis Stanford of the Smithsonian Institution. Here, they...
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 1
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 1

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Archaeologists from the University of South Carolina’s Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology made a key discovery: ancient stone tools indicating that Ice Age humans lived here in South Carolina...
A History of Fort Frederick | Digital Shorts
A History of Fort Frederick | Digital Shorts

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280 years ago, the colonial government in Port Royal conceded to the settlers’ demands for a new fort for protection from a Spanish incursion. Although its original mission was short-lived, in 1863...
Fort Frederick, Chapter 2
Fort Frederick, Chapter 2

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Ancient American Indians were the first occupiers of Port Royal. The plan for a large archaeological expedition are finalized.