2015 Tennessee Field Schools

In spring, 2014 we posted links in the TCPA FaceBook feed for all the field schools taking place in Tennessee. That ended up being one of the most popular posts of the year, so we thought we’d follow up again this spring. For those of you interested in getting some field experience this summer, here’s a list of field school opportunities in Tennessee, field schools nearby, and those elsewhere being conducted by Tennessee schools. For other opportunities, check out the list at SEAC Underground and Shovelbums.


Canoe Notch looking northETSU –  Archaeological Excavations at the Cane Notch Site, a Protohistoric Town on the Nolichucky River in Upper East Tennessee, July 17 – August 7, 2015. More information online here.

PinsonSewanee – The Pinson Environment and Archaeology Regional Landscape (PEARL) Project, June 1 – July 5, 2015. For more information, contact Dr. Sarah Sherwood.

281_Life_44Rhodes College – Antebellum and prehistoric sites in West Tennessee, May 10 – May 30, 2015. More information online here.

UTK_TopperFieldSchool3University of Tennessee, Knoxville – The Topper Site (South Carolina), May 6 – May 27, 2015. For more information, contact Dr. David Anderson.

2015.coanUniversity of Tennessee, Knoxville – Coan Hall (Virginia), June 1 – July 2, 2015. More information online here.

THPO_ISU_Field_School_2015Illinois State University – Colonial Cherokee Towns, June 29 – July 31, 2015. For more information, contact Dr. Kathryn Sampeck.

 2008_IMG_2451Warren Wilson College – Archaeological Excavation of a Sixteenth Century Spanish Fort in Morganton, North Carolina,  June 1-June 26, 2015. More information online here.