Three generations of Southeastern archaeologists; left to right, Dr. Joffre L. Coe, Dr. Bill Oliver, and Dr. Stanley South. Photograph © Robert Heist Jr.
The Coe Foundation for Archaeological Research, Inc. provides technical and educational assistance to agencies, institutions, museums, schools, and non-profit organizations dedicated to preservation and public education of North Carolina's citizens regarding the importance of the archaeological past. Programs may include professionally supervised archaeological research, financial grants, equipment donations, educational publications, public exhibits, displays, and volunteer services.
RESEARCH & SUPPORT
- Deep River Indian Village project, technical and design assistance provide to Historical Jamestown Society, Inc.
- Provided financial and technical support for excavations at the Hunting Creek site, Davie County, N.C.
- Preserved five-acre Thayer Farm site, Randolph County, N.C.
- Provided financial support and volunteer labor for Pee Dee Archaeological Project, Anson, Richmond, Montgomery and Stanly counties, N.C., 1986-present
- Donation of computers to Queen Anne's Revenge Shipwreck Project
- Donation of more than $20,000 worth of scientific and digital imaging equipment to OSARC
- Donation of funds to North Carolina Archaeological Council to support Uwharrie Lithics Conference, a national conference of researchers and scholars
- Provided design and technical assistance to provide corporations and regional nonprofits (Alcoa, Town of Mocksville, Cooleemee Historical Society, Horizons Unlimited, Historic Jamestown, Inc., Surry Co., Robeson Co. Public Schools, N.C. Museum of History)
- Donation of interior furnishings OSARC
- Design, construction and donation of electrolysis tanks for OSARC
- Since 1989, CFAR members have contributed thousands of hours of volunteer service to the N.C. Offices of State Archaeology in Raleigh, N.C.
The Coe Foundation for Archaeological Research, Inc.
Post Office Box 25311
Raleigh, North Carolina 27611-5311