News & Events



June, 2017

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


October 7-8 - FDF and GARS at the Historic Winn House for Annual Winn Fair.  For details on Fair  see: 

October 20-21 - Two-day mini field school open to local college students, led by GSU Professor Jeff Glover and Fort Daniel archaeologists. Field Trip visit to Fort Daniel by Fort Daniel Elementary School 4th graders.

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, enjoy media orientation to history and archaeology of Fort Daniel, participate in community archaeology.  Second day of mini field school.  Second session of 6-part Blacksmith Training program [1st at Elisha Winn Fair, 3d at William Harris Homestead. 

Archaeology Lab Days at Fort Daniel 

Archaeology Lab Days have temporarily been suspended until further notice due to scheduling issues.


In the News

May 12, 2018

"Fort Daniel Archaeologists Cataloging First Decade of Artifacts"

(by GDP Curt Yeomans - FDF photo)

October 21, 2017

"Frontier Faire officials unveiling replica Fort Daniel gate at festival Saturday"                                                                         

(GDP Staff Photo - Curt Yeomans)


 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


(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)


March, 2013                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            


Gwinnett County Signs Lease Agreement with FDF


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