New discoveries about the Old Catawba Nation

UNC archaeologists give update on local work

ROCK HILL, SC – Learn what archaeologists have discovered in our area at a program 7-8 p.m. Thursday, June 11, at the Museum of York County.

Recent UNC Chapel Hill archaeological field schools have excavated the 18th-century Catawba Nation sites of Nassaw and Weyapee, and this summer they plan to excavate again in our area.

Join University of North Carolina archaeologists, Drs. Brett Riggs and Stephen Davis, as they present an overview of Catawba archaeology including the sites of Nassaw and Weyapee (1750s), Old Town (1760s-1770s) and New Town (1780-1820).

FREE. Reservations requested, 803.329.2121.

Archaeology in the Old Catawba Nation
7-8 p.m. Thursday, June 11
Museum of York County
4621 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill, SC

The Culture & Heritage Museums are managed by the York County Culture and Heritage Commission (CHC), chartered in 1997 by the York County, South Carolina, Council. The Culture and Heritage Foundation supports the CHC, its museums and the future museum being developed on the Catawba River at I-77.