Raleigh Office

109 E. Jones Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

The Raleigh Office is the central office for OSA. It is the headquarters for archaeology and also serves the Piedmont and Coastal counties and houses the data inventory and library for all archaeological resources in North Carolina.

Phone: 919-814-6550
Fax: 919-714-2671

Mailing Address:
4619 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4619

A Brief History of the Raleigh Office


Underwater Archaeology Branch

1528 Ft. Fisher Boulevard South, Kure Beach, NC 28449


Located at Fort Fisher, the Underwater Archaeology Branch (UAB) is charged with the identification and preservation of submerged resources from North Carolina's rich maritime history. The UAB oversees the excavation of Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge and is a part of the environmental review process for all underwater resources and for terrestrial sites in the southeastern part of the state.

Phone: 910-251-7320
Fax: 910-458-4093
Email: uab@dncr.nc.gov

A Brief History of the UAB


Western Office

176 Riceville Road, Asheville, NC 28805


Located in Asheville, the Western Office serves the mountain counties in the environmental review process, technical assistance, and coordination with the National Parks Service and the Eastern Band of Cherokee. The Western Office houses records, maps and data on sites in these counties as well as a small conservation lab.

Phone: 828-250-3100

A Brief History of the Western Office


QAR Conservation Lab

1157 VOA Site C Road, Greenville, NC 27834


Located on East Carolina University's campus, the Queen Anne's Revenge (QAR) Conservation Laboratory focuses on the conservation and documentation of artifacts retrieved from Blackbeard's flagship.

Phone: 252-744-6721
Fax: 252-744-6729
Email: qar@dncr.nc.gov

A Brief History of the QAR Lab


Research Center

215 W. Lane Street, Raleigh, NC 27601


Located in Raleigh, the OSA Research Center (OSARC) is the state's repository for the curation of artifacts from state projects or other compliance-related archaeology. The OSARC lab identifies and documents artifacts for long-term storage.

Phone: 919-715-5599
Email: osa.curation@dncr.nc.gov

Mailing Address:
4619 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4619

A Brief History of the OSARC