Category: Archaeology

Where the Wild Things are…or grow…in Georgia

By Paul G. Avery Most archaeologists are drawn to the field by a desire for adventure and the thrill of discovery.  Then we find out that our ‘adventures’ consist mostly of pastures, briars, and hundreds of empty holes!  But that’s

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A Letter to Pat Garrow: Happy Retirement

Today Pat Garrow will be retiring from CRA.  While he has only been with CRA for 5 ½ years, his retirement marks the end of a career spanning over 50 years.  Few people can match that longevity or the impact

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Presentation on Dead Horse Lateral Pipeline Cultural Resources Research

Lead archaeologist Colin R. Ferriman, Director of Operations – Wyoming, will be presenting the results of the research conducted during the Dead Horse Lateral Pipeline project at 3:30 pm January 29, 2016 at the Moab Information Center, Moab, Utah. Environmental studies

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Bradbury and Bundy published in The Missouri Archaeologist

Andrew P. Bradbury and Paul D. Bundy were recently published in The Missouri Archaeologist. Their article “The Early Arcahic Hardin Barbed Component at the Baxter Lake Site, Lewis County, Missouri” was published in Volume 75  of The Missouri Archaeologist. The

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Pat Garrow Receives Carol V. Ruppe Distinguished Service Award

Pat Garrow, Director of Operations for the Knoxville, Tennessee office, recently attended the annual Society for Historical Archaeology meeting in Seattle, Washington, where he was awarded the Carol V. Ruppé Distinguished Service Award. The award was publicly announced in 1990

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September is Kentucky’s Annual Archaeology Month

As the leaves start to turn and fall arrives, the Kentucky Organization of Professional Archaeologists (KyOPA) celebrates the rich history of Kentucky through the second annual Archaeology month in September. KyOPA has numerous events planned throughout the month that highlight

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Archaeolgoical work at Harbison Crossroads makes local news

You may remember a recent blog post discussing an archaeological investigation in East Tennessee in search of Reynold’s Station. Although the investigation determined it was not the location of Reynold’s Station, there was still an abundance of information that could

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Looking for Reynolds Station: An Archaeological Investigation in Knox County, Tennessee

By: Paul Avery, Pat Garrow, and Jason Ross Tennessee has been the location of many archaeological discoveries. The state’s landscape varies from relatively flat lands to the rolling landscape of eastern Tennessee. There are an abundance of both prehistoric and

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Bradbury and Cooper Carskadon Site Article Published

Congratulations to Andrew P. Bradbury and D. Randall Cooper on their publication in the most recent issue of Missouri Archaeological Society Quarterly. Bradbury and Cooper discuss the excavations at the Carskadon Site associated with the Avenue of Saints (AOS) Project

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Paleoethnobotany: Botanical analysis of archaeological sites

The paleoethnobotanical laboratory at CRA provides analysis of botanical remains for historic and prehistoric archaeological sites. Paleoethnobotany or archaeobotany is the study of the relationship between plants and people through the field of archaeology. Paleoethnobotanists learn how plants were utilized

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