State Agencies

Federal Agencies

The Catawba Nation

Native American Heritage

Artifact Curation

Military Site Management

Professional & Avocational Organizations

Volunteer Opportunities


Historic Contexts

SC Standards and Guidelines for Archaeological Investigations

SHPO Guidance for Archaeological Surveys


SC Archaeology Month


Professional and Avocational Organizations

Colleges and Universities

The following institutions in South Carolina have programs or classes in archaeology. Most also offer opportunities for non-students to participate in laboratory analysis and fieldwork.

Local Organizations

The Charleston Museum seeks to preserve and interpret the cultural and natural history of Charleston and the Lowcountry. The museum has an extensive collection of artifacts and material culture that provide testimony to the state’s rich cultural and natural heritage. The museum’s website contains information about their education programs, exhibits, archaeological field schools, and lectures that take place throughout the year. For more information, contact the Museum by e-mail or call Ron Anthony at 843-722-2996 (ext. 226).

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