AboutGCAP is a collaborative research project designed to learn more about unprecedented monument construction and long distance social interaction in the Appalachian Summit during the Middle Woodland Period (ca. 300 BC - AD 700). On this blog, we discuss our ongoing research on the Garden Creek site in Canton, NC, which is funded by the James B. Griffin Fellowship and the Arts of Citizenship Graduate Student Fellowship in Public Scholarship.
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Category Archives: Mapping
Thoroughly settled into the chilly winter term, I am starting to digitize some of the excavation maps we drew in the field. Of course, we took hundreds and hundreds of photos to document what we were digging, but as we … Continue reading
(Today’s blog post comes direct from Sophia Reini, a University of Michigan undergraduate enjoying her first foray into the field…) Thus far my experience on the Garden Creek Archaeological Project has been intellectually stimulating and tremendously enjoyable. Up until this … Continue reading
Despite a torrential downpour, the second half of our sixth week in the field was a whirlwind of productive activity. Most of the crew worked to expand the trench through the possible earthwork feature, while Shaun and I continued to … Continue reading