Archeology Merit Badge
Requirements Related to Andersonville
Archeological research was a critical step in order to build the partial reconstuctions of the stockade wall. The cultural resources available should be able to help the Scout with the following requirements:
2. Steps in archeological process.
3. Age of sites
4b. Learn about 3 sites in U.S.
4c. Visit a site
5. Give a shout presentation
6a. Explain the importance of protecting an archeological site.
6b. If you find an artifact
6c. How can you protect the past
11. Identify 3 opportunities in Archeology
See also recent work at the Camp Lawton site in eastern Georgia.
Did You Know?
The words "Death Before Dishonor" appear on a third of the state monuments at Andersonville National Historic Site. This phrase was the motto of the Union Ex-Prisoners of War association, and represents the devotion of Union POWs to their country. More...