Charleston Underground Archaeological Services, LLC

Serving the Southeast since 2001

Archaeological Services

  • Lost Cemetery Location
  • Individual Grave Location and Marking
  • Location and Recovery of buried grave markers
  • Cemetery Mapping: Both traditional and utilizing GIS sub millimeter  
  • Historic cemetery preservation and restoration planning


Under very rare circumstances we offer DNA testing for family members of historic burials. This is conducted under burial specific DHEC licensing, and the strict supervision of a team of forensic experts lead by a Medical Doctor with over 50 years of experience. Testing is conducted utilizing the laboratory services of Sorenson Forensics, the world’s leader in private forensic DNA testing.    

Due to state regulations these services are not offered in the state of Tennessee.

Cultural Resource Management, CRM

  • Location of potential archaeological sites prior to construction and development
  • Ground Penetrating Radar Surveys to locate underground features such as wells, cisterns and building foundations.
  • Assisting private property owners with residential surveys of their property and instruction in the proper methods of excavation and documentation of features such as privy and cellar holes

Museum Services

  • Archaeological and archival consultations
  • Artifact Preservation Services
  • Accessioning / De-accessioning Consultation

Founding member of the Upstate Cemetery Preservation Alliance of SC

Corporate Member / Sponsor of Preservation South Carolina

Archaeological consultants to the Summerville Dorchester Museum, Summerville, SC

Archaeological consultants to Saving the Dalton Battlefields