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An Archaeological Survey of Proposed Roadway and Parking Facilities, Tybee Island, Georgia

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This report summarizes the results of an archaeological survey of proposed beach parkway and parking area facilities at the Savannah Beach Museum, Savannah Beach, Tybee Island, Georgia. The areas surveyed consists of a 2200 foot long roadway with parking spaces running along the Tybee Island beach from the end of 2nd Avenue to the Savannah Beach Museum at old Fort Screven, and the 134 space parking area at the Museum (Figure 1). The field survey was conducted by University of Georgia archaeologist Charles E. Pearson. Fieldwork was done on March 19, 1978. Field survey required 1 person/day to complete, with an additional 1 person/day required for report preparation. Dr. Paul R. Fish, University of Georgia, acted as principal investigator for the project. The primary purpose of this report is to provide information concerning the identification and evaluation of prehistoric archaeological remains which could be adversely affected by the construction of the proposed facilities.