Rules for Use: The Society for Historical Archaeology’s page is intended as a vehicle for SHA members and non-members to discuss, share, and communicate about society activities and the importance of historical archaeology in our world.. When adding content to this page, please take care to ensure that nothing that you say can be considered defamatory to any individual or organization. Do not post personal information (address, telephone number, etc.) to the page. Also, private communications between group members should be handled through regular email or Facebook message not through postings to the group. No solicitations or advertisements will be allowed on this page. All postings that are deemed inappropriate or in violation of SHA's code of ethics will be removed from the site; repeated offenders will be blocked from having access to the page. The SHA reserves the right to make these determinations.
Mission: The main focus of the society is the era since the beginning of European exploration. SHA promotes scholarly research and the dissemination of knowledge concerning historical archaeology. The society is specifically concerned with the identification, excavation, interpretation, and conservation of sites and materials on land and underwater. Geographically the society emphasizes the New World, but also includes European exploration and settlement in Africa, Asia, and Oceania.