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NC Digs!

Thursday, June 22, 2017

OSA is pleased to announce a new traveling exhibit that will be available for display at historic sites throughtout the state.
First up is Yates Mill!

 

Summer Camp Visits OSARC

Friday, June 2, 2017

This Summer, the Office of State Archaeology (OSA) will be hosting youth from the Raleigh History on the Move! Summer Camp at the OSA Research Center. This is the second consecutive summer that camp participants have visited the facility. The camp, which is based at Mordecai Historic Park, lasts one week and focuses on local history and culture. It takes students to various places around the city, such as the City of Raleigh Museum, Pullen Park, the State Capitol Building, and Oakwood Cemetery.

Congratulations Recent Graduates

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Congratulations to the following recent graduates:

Kiara Cobb
Madison Dillard
Jacque Dinnes
Andy Jordan
Robin Ramey
Kelsey Schmitz
Jacob Turner
Cailtin Wamser

Thanks for all your help at OSA this year!

Internship with US Forest Service

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

May 2, 2017 - There is a 24-week paid internship opportunity for an archaeologist located in Asheville, working for the U.S. Forest Service. Permanent positions opening in the fall in Alabama and Arkansas may provide the ability for permanent employment. 

More Information

 

Cultural Resources Consultants Workshop

Friday, April 21, 2017

Presented by the

North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office and Office of State Archaeology

April 21, 2017
109 East Jones Street, Raleigh
 

The workshop will focus on how the State Historic Preservation Office with the Office of State Archaeology carries out the review of development projects under federal and state laws and regulations.

Archaeobotany Methods and Research

Monday, March 13, 2017

Mary Beth Fitts discusses Archaeobotany Methods and Research

As part of the Archaeological Lecture Series, Mary Beth Fitts of OSA will discuss the specialization of archaeobotany (also known as paleoethnobotany), which focuses on the recovery, analysis, and interpretation of plant materials from archaeological sites.

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