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How Many Lead Balls Does It Take to Make a Battlefield? And Other Questions that Keep Conflict Archaeologists Up at Night (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Rita F. Elliott. Daniel Elliott.

Explore nine conflict archaeology projects funded through the American Battlefield Protection Program that have created myth-busting, fact-finding, context-developing, landscape-defining, community-collaborating results! The LAMAR Institute’s work on these projects in Georgia, Louisiana, and South Carolina encompassed Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War, and other conflict archaeology sites. Project areas lay in rural, suburban, and urban areas. Presenters examine the tangible successes of...

Peaches Preserved: The Archaeology and Preservation of Peachtree Plantation, St. James Santee Parish, South Carolina (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kendy Altizer.

Peachtree Plantation is a 481 acre parcel of land situated on the South Santee River in St. James Santee Parish, South Carolina approximately 45 miles north of Charleston. The property contains remnants of colonial rice culture and the ruin of a piano-noble style, Georgian Palladian, two-story house. Peachtree, owned by the Lynch Family who were prominent Lowcountry rice planters and politicians, was cultivated as early as 1738; however, the main house was built between 1760 and 1762. In 1840,...

To be, Rather Than to Seem: Comparative Colonialism and the Idea of the Old North State. (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only J. Eric Deetz. Anna Agbe-Davies.

North Carolina has often been described as "a vale of humility between two mountains of conceit" a sentiment also reflected in the official state motto "to be rather than to seem."  The idea that North Carolina was markedly different from either of its colonial neighbors has been almost universally accepted.  The contrast has been forwarded by North Carolinians for generations, from historians to presidential candidates. For example, the often cited lack of a deep-water port has been used to...

Transformation of Native Populations in Seventeenth Century Carolina: Exploring Stylistic Changes in Ashley Series Pottery (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Eric C. Poplin. Jon Marcoux.

Ashley series pottery archaeologically defines the Indians who lived around Charleston Harbor when the first English settlers arrived in Carolina. Recent excavations and analyses demonstrate a rapid stylistic change in decorative motifs by the mid-seventeenth century, with at least two sub-phases represented in samples from two principal sites; samples from additional sites provide corroborative information and temporal associations into the early eighteenth century. Do these changing motifs...