HIPR4811/6811: GEORGIA COASTAL FIELD STUDIES
2022 Dates: May 18 - June 8
OPEN TO UGA and NON-UGA STUDENTS
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 10-15
NUMBER OF CREDITS: 3
Taylor P. Davis, MHP
Jekyll Island Museum
This program is an intensive course that serves as an introduction to the field of Historic Preservation along with skills in site documentation, hands-on conservation techniques, and conservation strategies for cultural resources on Georgia’s coast. Techniques of measuring will consist of traditional hand measuring and simple surveying. Conservation skills include carpentry, masonry, epoxy, and painting. Site visits to Sapelo Island, Cumberland Island, Fort Frederica, and other sites will examine differing approaches to conservation and interpretation.
The primary location for field work is Jekyll Island, Georgia, where we work on the 19th century historic houses in the Jekyll Island Historic District. Housing on Jekyll Island, local group transportation and admissions are included in the program fee.
Transportation to the coast and food are not included.