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On April 20th, UNC-Chapel Hill’s Graduate School held an awards ceremony at which Mary Beth Fitts was publicly honored with a Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Award for her dissertation research on the archaeology of the Catawba Indian Nation.
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North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office and Office of State ArchaeologyApril 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.
Crops Before Corn: An Investigation of Eastern Agricultural Complex Plants at the Tom Jones Site, Arkansas
Rosie Blewitt shares research results from the Tom Jones site, Arkansas
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.
Three new exhibits are on display at the OSA offices in Raleigh.
Brad Hatch and NC DOT discuss the Trogdon-Squirrel Creek Site
The Offices of State Archaeology (including OSA Central Office, OSARC lab, UAB and Western Office) will be closed on Friday, December 23; Monday, December 26; Tuesday, December 27; and Monday, January 2. We hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday. Thank you!
In celebration of North Carolina Archaeology Month as well as the ongoing research many undergraduate and graduate students have been participating in here at the NC OSA. The Symposium will take place on October 21, 2016 from 2-5pm at the North Carolina State Library and Archives at 109 East Jones Street in Downtown Raleigh. Student presentations will last approximately 10-12 minutes.
I am very pleased to announce that the Office of State Archaeology (Department of Natural and Cultural Resources) has a new staff archaeologist. Mary Beth Fitts will join us in mid-October as Assistant State Archaeologist, replacing Lea Abbott on his recent retirement. She will be based in Raleigh, at the central offices of OSA.