Mission Statement

The Fort Daniel Historic Site and Archaeological Research Park is a permanent archaeological research preserve owned by Gwinnett County and available to researchers, historians and educators. The Fort Daniel Foundation is responsible for development of the site and programming. The mission of the Foundation is:

  • Teach the value of our cultural heritage, particularly as it is contained in archaeological sites
  • Train and mentor archaeology students
  • Providing public archaeology opportunities
  • Maintaining a field laboratory where artifacts will be processed and conserved
  • Create a field museum where artifacts and interpretive displays will be exhibited for the public


2020 Events

April (Canceled due to COVID-19) - Annual College Day: for North Georgia Undergraduate and Graduate Archaeology and History majors.

May 9 (Canceled due to COVID-19) - Georgia Archaeology Month Open House with Community Archaeology and more.

May 27  (Canceled due to COVID-19) - Fort Daniel participates in the Annual Dacula Memorial Day Parade. 

Summer - Check here for possible summer or early fall program in lieu of those canceled during current health crisis.

October 16-17  - Georgia State University Archaeology Students' Mini-Field School.

Time to be announced

October 17 - The 11th Annual Frontier Fair with Community Archaeology and much more.