Camp Lawton
A Confederate Military Prison


Dates for Spring 2014 Public Days

public day 12_7_2013_3We have set the dates for the Spring 2014 Public Days at Camp Lawton–March 8, April 12, and May 3. We’ll be on site those days from 9:00-3:00. Excavations will be in progress, and we’ll have exhibits and information on the history and archaeology of the site. Visitors can watch us excavate, and get involved by helping us screen soils for artifacts, and interpret what we uncover. Please come by and get involved!

Camp Lawton featured in Archaeology Magazine

cover-nd13An article on archaeology at Camp Lawton appeared in the November/December 2013 issue of Archaeology Magazine.

Camp Lawton Featured on Georgia Focus

The radio show Georgia Focus recently featured a story about Camp Lawton and the work Georgia Southern students and faculty are doing. Take a listen:

Camp Lawton Featured in Georgia Magazine


Camp Lawton and the archeology program at Georgia Southern were featured prominently in the most recent edition of Georgia Magazine.

Read the entire story Here.

WATCH: GSU Students Explore Camp Lawton

This summer our Field School students in Term B led an archeological dig at Blackshear and Camp Lawton. Check out the amazing work that they’ve done in this YouTube video.

Camp Lawton • P.O. Box 8051 Statesboro, GA 30460-8142 • (912) 478-2587
Artifact Photography by Amanda L. Morrow
Access to artifact collection courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, custodians.