Past Grant Recipients


South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR)
2023 Archaeology Summer Series


No grant awarded


Friends of the Texas Historical Commission (FTHC)
Looking Back to Move Forward – Texas Archeology Month Workshops at the Levi Jordan Plantation State Historic Site


Megan Kassabaum, University of Pennsylvania
From Classroom to Museum and Back Again: Educational Outreach in Wilkinson County, MS


Carolyn D. Dillian and M. Katie Clary, Coastal Carolina University
Archaeological Museum Exhibits and Accessibility for the Sensory and Visually Impaired
Grant Report
Interactive Map


Mark Wagoner, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Laissez les bons temps rouler (Let the good times roll!): Using Archaeology to Tell the Story of the 18th and Early 19th Century Peoples of Southern Illinois


Candice L. Cravins, University of South Alabama Archaeology Museum
Project Archaeology: Investigating Shelter Summer Institute for Educators
Grant Report


Jodi A. Barnes, Arkansas Archeological Survey, UAM Research Station
Gathering, Gardening, and Agriculture: Curriculum and Teacher Workshops on the History and Culture of Plant-Based Foodways in the Southeastern United States

  • Recipient of the 2018 Excellence in Heritage Preservation award from Preserve Arkansas for “Gathering, Gardening, and Agriculture”

Website Link
Grant Report


Dr. Robert P. Connolly, C.H. Nash Museum at Chucalissa, University of Memphis
“Promoting Prehistoric Sites Along the Mississippi River in the Southeast US" Tourism-Focused Project
Grant Report


Dennis Jones, Louisiana State University Rural Life Museum
“Searching for the Sweet Life: Archaeology on a Nineteenth Century Sugar Cane Plantation in Louisiana” Video Project
YouTube Video Link
Grant Report


Sarah Nohe, Florida Public Archaeology Network at Florida Atlantic University
The Misadventures of Sandy Trowels: An Illustrated Children’s Book & Programming Focused on Florida History
Grant Report


Historic Charleston Foundation
Walled City of Charleston Web Site - Walled City and History
Walk the Walls of Charleston Brochure (Page 01 - Page 02)
Final Report


Kelli Carmean, Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky Public Libraries, Summer Reading Programs, and Essay Competition for "Creekside: An Archaeological Novel"
Book Information - Final Report


Ellen Strojan, Park Ranger-Education Coordinator
Fort Frederica National Monument, St. Simons Island, GA
"Digging History" at Fort Frederica: Community Archaeology Festival


Theresa McReynolds, Research Laboratories of Archaeology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
North Carolina Archaeological Society
North Carolina Archaeology Day and Teacher’s Workshop – Final Report

Activities developed for the North Carolina Archaeology Day and Teacher’s Workshop:
Cookie Excavation
Building a Pot
How did their gardens grow?


Kentucky Organization of Professional Archaeologists (KyOPA)
Living Archaeology Weekend, Red River Gorge Geological Area, Kentucky

  • Recipient of the Ida Lee Willis Memorial Foundation’s 2015 Service to Preservation Award
  • Named U.S. Forest Service signature event for Every Kid in a Park and signature site for National Public Lands Day in 2015
  • Recipient of Preservation Kentucky’s 2014 Edith S. Bingham Excellence in Preservation Education Award

Living Archaeology Weekend Report
Living Archaeology Weekend web site

Educational material produced with the 2008 SEAC Grant for the Kentucky Living Archaeology Weekend.


Carl Steen, Diachronic Research Foundation, Columbia, SC
Johannes Kolb Archaeology & Education Project, Darlington County, SC
Johannes Kolb Archaeology and Education Project.
Johannes Kolb Photographs
Project Assessment:


Chip McGimsey, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Matt Reonas, Louisiana Office of State Parks, Baton Rouge, LA.
Exhibit illustrations for Marksville State Historic Site Museum


Kerry Reid, Clarke County Historical Museum, Grove Hill, Ala.
Ashly Dumas, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Traveling Exhibit: "White Gold: The Importance of Alabama's Salt Through Time"

2004 - St. Louis, MO

New calendar year grant cycle instituted.

2003 - Charlotte, NC

No grant awarded

2002 - Biloxi, MS

No grant awarded.

2001- Chattanooga, TN

Major McCollough
Preservation Archaeology Program
University of the South
Field trip to Moccasin Bend National Historic Landmark

2000 - Macon, GA

No grant awarded

1999 - Pensacola, FL

1) Pensacola Archaeological Society
Public Program on Archaeology
2) Washington High School Archaeology Institute
Local Exhibits
3) Escambia County School District
Meeting attendance for Teachers and Students
4) Florida Anthropological Society
Reprint Florida Archaeology booklet

1998 - Greenville, SC

No grant awarded

1997 - Baton Rouge, LA

Nancy Hawkins, Louisiana Division of Archaeology
Teachers' Workshop: Learn More About Teaching Archaeology
1998 SEAC Newsletter Article

1996 - Birmingham, AL

Linda Derry, Alabama Historical Commission
Teachers' Workshop

1995 - Knoxville, TN

1st Official Public Outreach Grant Award
Deborah Woodiel, McClung Museum
Teachers' Workshop

1994 - Lexington, KY

Pre-grant Award
Intrique of the Past Teachers' Workshop>2010
Ellen Strojan, Park Ranger-Education Coordinator
Fort Frederica National Monument, St. Simons Island, GA
"Digging History" at Fort Frederica: Community Archaeology Festival