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Friday, September 15th

8:00 AM – Registration Opens

9:00 – 9:10 – Welcome and Announcements – Natalie Adams Pope and Thomas E. Beaman, Jr.

9:10 – 9:30 – Bobby Southerlin, and Carl Steen – The Inclined Plane of the Charleston and Hamburg Railroad

9:30 – 9:50 – Matt Tankersley – Georgia’s Historic Streetcar Context

9:50 – 10:10 – Jim McKee – “To a Great and Useful Purpose”

10:10 – 10:30 – Stephanie M. Byrd – Curious Case of Construction: Building Methods in Pre Revolutionary Brunswick Town Wharves

10:30 – 10 Minute Break

10:40 – 11:00 – Geoffrey R. Hughes – Looking for the Congregation Pottery on the East Side of Main Street: Recent Archaeological Work on Lot 38, Salem, North Carolina

11:00 – 11:20 – Carl Steen – 38AK172- The Hitchcock Woods Pottery Kiln

11:20 – 11:40 – William M. Balco and Matthew D. O’Leary – Hidden Ubiquity: Rediscovering the Historic Mining Ditches of Lumpkin County, Georgia

11:40 – 12:00 – Shane C. Petersen – Historic Mills: Missed Opportunities?

12:20 PM – 1:00 PM – Lunch (Provided)

1:00 – 2:30 – Guided Tour of North Carolina Transportation Museum

2:30 – 2:50 – Deborah Dunn – Discussing The Coffins

2:50 – 3:10 – Paul J. Mohler – “To die is but to live again”: Ongoing Cemetery Research at the North Carolina Department of Transportation

3:10 – 3:30 – Hugh B. Matternes – A Venue for the Working Man: Archeological Detection in a Portion of Wilmington’s Oak Grove Cemetery

3:30 – 3:50 – Megan Cope and Ari Lukas – Ground Penetrating Radar Examination of the Confederate Prison in Salisbury, North Carolina

3:50 – 4:10 – Shawn Patch – Skip the Shovel and Go Straight to the GPR and Magnetometer: Historic Sites of Hiwassee Island (40MG31), Meigs County, Tennessee

4:10 – Business Meeting

5:00 – 7:00 PM – Reception at Morgan Ridge Railwalk (421 North Lee Street, Salisbury, North Carolina 28114 ). Specific directions to Morgan Ridge Railwalk from the North Carolina Transportation Museum will be provided at the conference.

 

Saturday, September 16th

9:00 – 9:10 – Announcements and Updates – Natalie Adams Pope and Thomas E. Beaman, Jr.

9:10 – 9:30 – Thomas E. Beaman, Jr. – In Pursuit of Eighteenth-Century Urban Landscapes in the “Old North State”: A Summary and Common Themes of 50+ Years of Urban Archaeology in North Carolina’s Colonial Country-politan Port Towns

9:30 – 9:50 – Rosie Blewitt-Golsch and Sherry Boyette – Finding a Gibson Girl at the Ailey Young House

9:50 – 10:10 – Juliana Falk and Martha Zierden – Who is John Stoney?

10:10 – 10:30 – Carl Steen – Tri-Racial Communities in the Carolina Sandhills

10:30 – 10 Minute Break

10:40 – 11:00 – Natalie Adams Pope – Preservation Plan for the Honey Hill Battlefield, Jasper County, South Carolina

11:00 – 11:20 – Jim McKee – What Happened to FDR’s Bridge of Ships?

11:30 – Train Ride and End of Conference.