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?
In preparation for the New Jersey Monument placed in the National Cemetery in 1899, researchers 'rescued' the name of Pvt. John Henry Bell, Company M Second New Jersey Cavalry. Bell had been on the records as a deserter for 34 years. More...