Every Thursday from 3:00 - 7:00 pm, interested members of the
public can join archaeologist Chris Judge in the Kolb Archaeology
help wash and catalog artifacts from the Johannes Kolb Archaeology
and Education Project and get an idea of what happens in an archaeology
The Johannes Kolb Archaeology and Education Project will return
to Mechanicsville, Darlington County, South Carolina from March
10 - 21, 2014. Over the years archaeologists working with
interested members of the public have unraveled many secrets from
this old beach dune on the Great Pee Dee River. We have discovered
spear points left by ice age hunters, tools of early to mid-Holocene
hunter gatherers (10,000-3,000 years ago), including the oldest
pottery made by Native Americans in the United States, Woodland
period village dwellers (A.D. 500-1200), a colonial period frontier
home site of Johannes and Sarah Kolb and their nine children, a
slave village from the late 18th through the mid-19th century,
and a logging camp and saw mill operated between 1890 and the first
Come sort through history with us and see what you find.
No experience necessary!
For more information contact Chris Judge at firstname.lastname@example.org or
call the Native American Studies Center at 803-313-7172.