14 February 2011

ASSC - Hilton Head: Poplin on Combahee River Ferry

The Archaeology Society of SC/Hilton Head Chapter will host Dr. Eric Poplin of Brockington and Associates Mt. Pleasant office on Wed., Feb. 16th at the Discovery House of the Coastal Discovery Museum. His topic is the recent data recovery excavations at the 1710s-1920s Combahee ferry site. The ferry on the Combahee was a crucial component of the I-95 of its day.

Dr. Poplin (Ph.D., University of Calgary, RPA) has extensive experience with cultural resource management studies in the Southeast. He has performed other archaeological investigations in Beaufort County, including sites on the Anson Barony/Baynard Plantation House, and Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton.

For further information: George Stubbs- 843-363-5058 www.assc.net

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