General Meeting, May 15, 2021 via ZOOM

General Meeting Announcement for Hill Country Archeological Association – A Zoom Meeting Abstract: Bio: Jenny McWilliams works for the Texas Historical Commission as the Cemetery Preservation Program Coordinator. Her position includes answering inquiries about cemetery law, access issues, cemetery maintenance, preservation, protection and recording. As the Cemetery Program Coordinator, Jenny … Read More

Back to Bondage: The Story of the Sugarland 95

Presentation by: Reign Clark, Catrina Whitley, and Ron Ralph This is a fascinating and detailed archeological study of 95 African American convicts buried in a cemetery at the Bullhead Convict Labor Camp in Sugarland, Texas (41FB355). These convicts died during forced labor in sugarcane fields in the period from 1875 … Read More

Another Way to Preserve The Past

We were all disappointed when we had to cancel our March HCAA General meeting and Jenny McWilliams’ presentation about “Locating Lost Cemeteries in the Hill Country” due to Covid-19. As Jenny wrote in the abstract for her talk, “archeologists are trained to observe the landscape and look for clues of … Read More

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