Nena Rice on South Carolina Archaeology

The Archaeological Society of South Carolina, Hilton Head Chapter will host the next meeting Tuesday, Sept 20th at 1 pm at the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn featuring Nena Powell Rice of SCIAA (South Carolina Institute of Anthropology and Archaeology).

The meeting is free and open to the public.

In preparation of the celebration of Archaeology Month in October, Rice will discuss Discovering South Carolina Archaeology: 16,000 Years of Cultural Occupation. She will deliver a general synopsis of the archaeology of South Carolina during the past 16,000 years, focusing on technological change through time.

She will also address a large variety of programs offered during the 20th Annual South Carolina Month in October 2011.

For further information about the meeting or lecture, please contact George Stubbs- 843-363-5058 www.assc.net.

About the Author

Grace Cordial has been responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Beaufort District Collection at the Beaufort County Library since 1999.  The Beaufort District Collection exists to acquire, preserve, maintain and make accessible a research collection of permanent value which records the history, culture, and environment of our part of the South Carolina lowcountry.  Besides the research room, Cordial manages the “Virtual BDC:” the BDC web pages, the Online Obituary Index, two digital collections, a new BDC.BCL Facebook page, and the Connections blog.  
 
Among her duties is to coordinate or present programs about local history, Gullah culture, and our coastal environment, including occasional instructional sessions about how to perform historical and/or genealogical research.