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College of Arts & Sciences
Savannah River Archaeological Research Program


  • History in Photos Amazing photo showing the juxtaposition of old and new, ca. 1951. The building on the right, located just outside downtown Ellenton, was known as the "Blue Goose Diner." On the left, a reactor piece heading to its new home.more

  • History in Photos Kids dressed for Halloween circa 1940. Image taken in the town of Ellenton, South Carolina which was displaced by the Atomic Energy Commission in 1951. more

  • History in Objects Remains of an old automobile abandoned in the woods near the town of Dunbarton, South Carolina which was displaced by the Atomic Energy Commission in 1951. more

  • History in Objects The Veteran's Curation Project visiting with the Dave vessel at the SRARP offices.more

  • History in People Mr. Heath, a former resident of Hawthorne and an SRARP volunteer, gives a tour to members of the Veterans Curation Project.more

  • History in Places SRARP staff working at the Big Pine Tree Site, Allendale, South Carolina circa 1993.more

  • History in Places Descendants of former Savannah River Site residents visiting family cemetery which is still located within the SRS site boundary.more

The Savannah River Archaeological Research Program, or SRARP, is a division of the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, a unit within the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Carolina. The SRARP manages all archaeological and historic resources for the United States Department of Energy at its Savannah River Site in New Ellenton, SC.