Maritime Archaeology on Middle Georgia Rivers, USA

Author(s): Stephen A. Hammack

Year: 2013


This paper will discuss research into the maritime history of the three major rivers of the Middle Georgia region. These include the Flint, Ocmulgee, and Oconee Rivers. The aspects addressed will include prehistoric and historic fish weirs and dugout canoes, as well as 18th, 19th, and 20th century poleboats, steamboats, ferries, barges, and other inland watercraft. A summary of fieldwork in the region since 2005 will also be included.

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Maritime Archaeology on Middle Georgia Rivers, USA. Stephen A. Hammack. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Leicester, England, U.K. 2013 ( tDAR id: 428710)


Spatial Coverage

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

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Society for Historical Archaeology

Record Identifiers

PaperId(s): 678