GCPA Fall Meeting

It is almost time for the Georgia Council of Professional Archaeologists Fall meeting. It is scheduled for Friday, October 13, 2017 at Gwinnett Technical College, Building 100, Room 215A. The Board meeting will be held 2:00-2:30 and the General Membership meeting is scheduled to start at 2:30 and end no later than 4:00. Gwinnett Technical College is located at 5150 […]


Online dues payment option added!

Members of GCPA can now pay their annual dues online with a credit card via Square. Here’s the link. Lets be sure to thank our Sectretary/Treasurer Misty Dunn for setting up and managing this payment option. So save an envelope, save a stamp, stop procrastinating and pay your dues today!


The 2014 Georgia Student Archaeological Research Grant

The Society for Georgia Archaeology (SGA), Georgia Council of Professional Archaeologists (GCPA), and Georgia Department of Natural Resources are jointly sponsoring student research grants for 2014. These research grants are competitive awards given to support undergraduate and graduate student research that focuses on the archaeology of Georgia. A total of three research grants will be […]


Southeastern Conference on Historic Sites Archaeology upcoming meeting and call for papers

The Third Annual meeting of the Southeastern Conference on Historic Sites Archaeology (SECHSA) will be held September 19-20, 2014 in Stone Mountain, Georgia.  The conference theme “Looking In, Looking Out” considers the interplay between localities and broader regions.  Individual papers, symposia, and posters on this topic, as well as any other aspects of historical archaeology […]


Celebrate Georgia Archaeology Month by attending the SGA Spring Meeting

PRESS RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Tammy Herron The Society for Georgia Archaeology Phone: 706.831.3169 tfherron@gmail.com or www.thesga.org “Site Destruction: Pieces of Our Past Lost Forever” A Special Event in Celebration of Georgia Archaeology Month   Saturday, May 10, 2014 Red Top Mountain State Park & Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site—Cartersville, Georgia   To […]


GCPA Spring Meeting, May 9, 2014

The GCPA Spring Meeting this year will be in Cartersville on May 9th in the Discovery Room at Red Top Mountain State Park located at 50 Lodge Road, Cartersville, GA 30121. The Discovery Room is located in the same building as the Park Office. The Red Top Mountain State Park website has directions and maps. http://gastateparks.org/RedTopMountain […]


Fall 2013 Meeting

Hey all,   Following the board meeting of the SGA, the Fall Meeting of the GCPA will be held on Friday October 25from 4-6 pmin the University Room of the Holiday Inn on the edge of downtown Athens. Items on the agenda include a new policy of the SHPO regarding when development can commence at […]


No Evidence of Maya in Prehistoric Georgia

In December of 2011, Richard Thornton claimed that an archaeological site with stone terraces and piles located in northern Georgia represents a ceremonial center built by Mayan immigrants. In one of his numerous follow-up articles, Thornton claims that this site contains the remains of a stacked stone serpent effigy; a vast rainwater collection and distribution […]