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Current Research in Tennessee Archaeology

29th Annual Meeting

Friday, January 27 and Saturday January 28, 2017
*** NEW VENUE *** Montgomery Bell State Park Conference Center
About Montgomery Bell State Park


Tennessee Division of Archaeology
Middle Tennessee State University

The Preliminary Program is now available: Preliminary Program

Organizers: Michael C. Moore, State Archaeologist and Director, Tennessee Division of Archaeology, 1216 Foster Avenue, Cole Building #3, Nashville, Tennessee 37243. Phone: (615) 741-1588, ext. 109. FAX (615) 741-7329. E-mail (; and Kevin E. Smith, Professor of Anthropology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Middle Tennessee State University, Post Office Box 10, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132. Phone: (615) 898-5958 or 2508. FAX (615) 898-5427. E-mail (

PowerPoint Presentations: An LCD projector and IBM-compatible laptop will be available for PowerPoint presentations. Requests to use the equipment must be submitted with the title and abstract. Presenters using the equipment must either provide the PowerPoint file prior to the meeting (via email or CD) or plan to arrive by 7:30 am on Saturday with a CD or flash-drive containing the presentation to be loaded on the laptop. Presenters should be aware that special animation schemes vary by the version of PowerPoint and may not be compatible with the version provided.

LUNCH: PARTICIPANTS AND ATTENDEES WILL BE ON THEIR OWN DURING THE LUNCH BREAK. The Montgomery Bell State Park Inn does include "The Forge" restaurant that we encourage folks to enjoy.
The Forge

ROOMS: Friday night rooms at the Montgomery Bell State Park Inn will be available for $74 plus tax, per room (group code #8215). For online reservations go to bell or call 800-250-8613 (24 hours) or 615-797-3101. Cabins and campground spots are also available in the park.


Friday, January 27

  • 1:30 pm -- Tennessee Archaeological Advisory Council Meeting
  • 3:00 pm -- Tennessee Council for Professional Archaeology business meeting

Saturday, January 28

  • 8:25 AM -- Introductory Remarks
  • 8:30 AM -- Current Research Presentations
  • NOON -- Lunch
  • 1:15 PM -- Current Research Presentations

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