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On June 25-27, 2003, the Office of the State Archaeologist, housed in the Historic Preservation Division of Georgia Department of Natural Resources, participated in an educational program for scouts held on Ossabaw Island, in Chatham County, Georgia. Ossabaw consists of ca. 26,000 acres of marsh, tidal streams, and uplands. With the exception of DNR facilities, a mansion dating to the time when wealthy families and corporations owned the coastal islands, and ruins of structures dating to the...
Archaeological Survey for a Proposed Communications Tower at Site 9CH155, Ossabaw Island, Chatham County, Georgia (2010)
The LAMAR Institute completed an archaeological project on a portion of the Newell Creek/South End Plantation site (9CH155) on Ossabaw Island, Chatham County, Georgia. The Newell Creek site is located on the southern portion of Ossabaw Island on an elevated bluff above Newell Creek (Figure 1). Fieldwork was conducted on May 5, 2010. The results of this effort are detailed in this report.
Disposition of exposed and discovered American Indian remains on Ossabaw Island (2001)
Correspondence between the Georgia Council on American Indian Concerns and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources on exposed human skeletal remains on Ossabaw Island
Ossabaw Island State Land Files
Ossabaw Island: ARCHAEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS AT 9CH155 (THE NEWELL CREEK SITE) 2001-2002 (2002)
This report provides an overview of limited archaeological investigations carried out on Ossabaw Island by the Office of the State Archaeologist (OSA), Georgia Department of Natural Resources Historic Preservation Division, in 2001-2002. Ossabaw Island is managed by DNR's Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). Initial investigations were precipitated by erosion at 9CH155, located on a bluff overlooking Newell Creek at the southern end of the island. The erosion exposed Indian burials, and recovery...
Ossabaw Island: Archaeological Investigations at 9CH155: November 2008 (2009)
This report documents a recent l y completed archaeological project by The LAMAR Institute on a portion of the Newell Creek site (9CH 155) on Ossabaw Island, Chatham County, Georgia (Figures I and 2). The Newell Creek site is located on the southern portion of Ossabaw Island on an elevated bluff above Newell Creek. This multi-component site is actively eroding along the creek bank and human burials are among the casual ti es of this natural geo-morphological process. Once the Historic...
Ossabaw Island: Background Information and Work Plan for the Newell Creek Site, Boy Scout Project 2002 (2002)
General Information about Archaeology and Background on the Coastal History of Ossabaw Island for the 2002 Boy Scout Project
Ossabaw Island: Monitoring Bluff Erosion at the Newell Creek Site, 2002 - 2005 (2002)
DNR Archaeologists returned to 9CH155 on July 25, 2002 to monitor grading for a barge landing. Grading was done within the area previously marked by DNR archaeologists after close-interval shovel testing indicated that the specified area had low potential for encountering undisturbed cultural deposits. Due to the known presence of features, including burials, elsewhere on the site, a decision was made to have archaeologists present during grading...
Ossabaw Island: Preparations for Archaeological Investigations at the Newell Creek Site 2003 (2003)
Correspondence and Travel Plans for Scout Fieldschool on Ossabaw Island, 2003
Ossabaw Island: Primary Site Visit for Skeletal Recovery at South End Site (2001)
Site Visit Reports, Field Notes, and Photos
Ossabaw Island: Request to Relocate Septic Tank (2005)
Request and approval to relocate septic tank at the Newell Creek hunt camp.
Ossabaw Island: Secondary Site Visit Report Regarding Exposed Burials (2001)
Purpose of visit: In response to a DNR notification of the Georgia Council on American Indian Concerns about burials exposed and discovered on Ossabaw Island, we had several objectives in the interest of keeping the council informed and DNR in compliance with state law...
Re-Interment at The Middle Place Site (9Ch158) of Burials That Eroded From the Bluff at 9Ch155 (Newell Creek Site), Ossabaw Island, Chatham County, Georgia (2004)
In August of 2001, Wildlife Resources Division staff notified the Office of the State Archaeologist that human remains had eroded from a bluff along Newell Creek on Ossabaw Island and following a storm. DNR Archaeologists visited the site and found four pit features exposed in the bluff profile. Two of the pits had been heavily damaged by slumping, and were completely excavated by the archaeologists. Another pit appeared to be less damaged, but also contained some exposed bones, facial and...