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Intramural activities of a deerskin trading factory in colonial South Carolina

Author(s): James A Stewart

Year: 2013

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Summary

Fort Congaree, a government controlled trading factory and military outpost, was established to facilitate exchanges of indigenous produced deerskins for trade goods.  Renewed archaeological excavations and historical research are opening new approaches to interpreting daily life at the site.  Focusing primarily on material culture disposal patterns, this paper will identify activity areas within Fort Congaree and situate the occupation within colonial articulations of labor and exchange. 


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Intramural activities of a deerskin trading factory in colonial South Carolina. James A Stewart. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Leicester, England, U.K. 2013 ( tDAR id: 428516)


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Temporal Keywords
1700-1725


Spatial Coverage

min long: -129.199; min lat: 24.495 ; max long: -66.973; max lat: 49.359 ;

Record Identifiers

PaperId(s): 572

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America