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Friday, August 25th

Opening Night Reception, 6-9 pm
Blandwood Museum’s Carriage House

Saturday, August 26th

8:00 Registration Open, Coffee
9:00Opening of Conference and Welcome
9:10 – 9:30Natalie Adams Pope and James A. Stewart, “The Cultural Landscape as Shaped by African Americans: A View from Francis Marion National Forest”
9:30 – 9:50Martha Gimson, “Locating the Enslaved Burial Ground at Rural Hill Plantation, Huntersville, NC”
9:50 – 10:10Jacob Hamill, “The Multiple Uses and Meanings of Tabby Plantation Architecture: An Example from Old Fort Plantation, Beaufort County, South Carolina”
10:10 – 10:30Geoffrey R. Hughes, “Taking Religion Seriously: Leland Ferguson and the Legacy of God’s Fields
10:30 – 10:50Morning Break
10:50 – 11:10Harris Lynn B. “Coastal Change, Cultural Connections, and Maritime Communities: Exploring the Case Study of Portsmouth Island, North Carolina”
11:10 – 11:30Linda F. Carnes-McNaughton, “The “Oceanic Orbit” of Artifacts Recovered from the LaConcorde/QAR Shipwreck”
11:30 – 11:50Samantha Taylor and Jordan Cole, “A Renewed “Resolve:” Recent Archaeological Work at Historic Halifax (31HX1), Halifax County, North Carolina”
11:50 – 12:10Margaret Milteer, Rachel Rickborn, Luke Garden, and David Markus, “Communities Tangled in Time: Excavation and Discovery at the Fort Rutledge and Battle of Esseneca Historical Site (38OC20)”
12:10 – 1:30Lunch on Your Own
1:30 – 1:50Kelly Higgins, “The Fontana Project Construction Camp: A Mid-Twentieth Century Appalachia Workers’ Camp”
1:50 – 2:10Kelly Goldberg and Stacey Young, “Archaeology, Education, and Collaboration at Sesquicentennial State Park Richland County, Columbia, South Carolina”
2:10 – 2:30Linda Stine, “For the Love of Material Culture”
2:30 – 2:50Afternoon Break
2:50 – 3:40SECHSA Business Meeting
All Day DisplayPOSTER: Anne Dorland and Stefanie M. Perez, “Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around”: The Archaeology of African American Resilience in Albany, Georgia”
All Day DisplayPOSTER:  Caroline Hall, Kelly Goldberg, Daniel Holt, and Jessica Busa, “Come Out and Dig: Archaeological Excavations at Sesquicentennial State Park”