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What We Do

As part of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural ResourcesOffice of Archives and History, and Division of Historical Resources, the North Carolina Office of State Archaeology examines and preserves remains of North Carolina's material culture. Through field investigations into sites like the wreck of Blackbeard's flagship, Queen Anne's Revenge to untangling the complex history of Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson, the office coordinates and implements a statewide program to study and preserve the prehistoric, historic and underwater archaeology of the state. The programs provided include: documenting statewide archaeological resources, issuing permits for archaeological study, assist in listings to the National Register of Historic Places and providing long-term curation of some of the state's most valuable collections.

Who's My Archaeologist?

Need to contact an archaeologist about a site, artifacts, or history in your area? View the interactive map to find the State Archaeologist for your region. 

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Do you have a specific question? Would you like us to contact you? Please leave us your information and we will get your question to the appropriate staff member.

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