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MAY

Sunday at the Museum Lecture Series

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16:00
The Plaza Arts Center
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Old School History Museum
Sunday At The Museum Lecture Series
Sunday, May 6, 2018, at 2:00 p.m.
The Plaza Arts Center - 305 N. Madison Ave., Eatonton, GA

Speaker: Dr. Jessica L. Wallace
Topic: “Recreating Central Georgia’s Native American History: Mound-Building and Archeology”

Dr. Wallace will discuss her research on Middle Georgia’s Native American population and show how archaeology and the Ocmulgee Mounds can give us insight into how these early people lived.

The lecture is free, but donations are appreciated. (Light refreshments afterward.)

MORE INFO ON OUR SPEAKER: Jessica Wallace is an Assistant Professor of History at Georgia College. She earned B.A. degrees from the University of North Carolina-Asheville in both History and Literature and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in History from Ohio State University. Her teaching specialties are in Native American history and the American colonial and revolutionary eras. Her research has focused on Cherokee-South Carolina relations in the 18th century, with a special focus on the circumstances surrounding the Anglo-Cherokee War of 1759-1761.

She has presented her research at conferences in military history, early American history, British studies, and Appalachian studies. She is a frequent speaker for groups such as the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Ocmulgee Archaeological Society, and Fort Ticonderoga. Currently, she is also developing courses and presentations in the digital humanities and the Salem Witchcraft Trials.