News & Events

Events

March, 2017

 March 25 - FDF at Standing Peachtree for Phoenix Flies Event.  11:30-1:30 at Peachtree Park Pavilion.

April, 2017

April 1, 2  -  FDF at, "18th Century Colonial Market Faire,"  at Fort Yargo State Park, Winder, Georgia.

May, 2017

May 6 - FDF and GARS at Stone Mountain for New South's Archaeology Month Event.

May 20 - FDF and GARS Archaeology Month Open House event at Fort Daniel.  See our Archaeology lab in action, enjoy media orientation to history and archaeology of Fort Daniel, participate in community archaeology.

June, 2017

June 12-13 - Two-day Teacher Workshop Event (K-12 teachers). Teachers learned a brief history of the site; get hands-on experience with archaeological techniques and excavation, and laboratory procedures; review AKS and curriculum standards; and write lessons to incorporate in their classroom.

October

October 6-8 - FDF and GARS at the Historic Winn House for Annual Winn Fair.  For details on Fair  see: http://www.gwinnetths.org/winnfair.html. 

October 20-21 - Two-day mini field school open to local college students, led by GSU Professor Jeff Glover and Fort Daniel archaeologists.

October 21 - 9th Annual Frontier Faire, 10-4 pm at the Fort Daniel site.   There will be several ongoing demonstrations and excavations open to the public occurring throughout the day: see our Archaeology lab in action, enjoy media orientation to history and archaeology of Fort Daniel, participate in community archaeology.  Second day of mini field school.

Archaeology Lab Days at Fort Daniel 

Third Saturday beginning at 1:00 pm unless otherwise posted in monthly GAB.  Volunteers will be trained in processing Fort Daniel artifacts and the archaeology and history of Fort Daniel. Public encouraged to participate.

 

In the News

 May 14, 2017

"Fort Daniel to highlight archaeology's role at site during May 20 open house."

(GDP Staff Photo - Curt Yeomans)

 

Nov. 11. 2016

Neighborhoodnews

(NN Staff Photo)

 

October 22, 2016

"Gwinnett, family history lives at Fort Daniel Frontier Faire"

(GDP Staff Photo - Curt Yeomans)

 

October 10, 2016

"Fort Daniel Blacksmith Structure to be dedicated" (see Oct. 9)

(GDP Staff Photo - Curt Yeomans)

 

October 9, 2016

"Fort Daniel’s blacksmith shop a milestone for historic site"

(GDP Staff Photo - Curt Yeomans)

 

July 2, 2016

"Fort Daniel site offers window to Gwinnett’s early history." 

(GDP Staff Photo - Curt Yeomans)

 

January 23, 2016 

http:   Gwinnett doubling size of Fort Daniel archaeological site                            

(GDP Staff Photo - Curt Yeomans)

 

October 15, 2015

"Fort Daniel to host 7th Annual Frontier Faire."

(GDP Staff Photo - Curt Yeomans)