SAVE THE DATE!
2017 Spring Conference to be held at the Pequot Library in Southport, CT
Saturday, May 20, 2017.
Hope to see you there!
Archaeological Society of Connecticut
2017 Spring Meeting
Pequot Library 720 Pequot Avenue Southport, CT
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Admission: non-members (general public)-$10; members (ASC/FOSA)-$8; students-$5
NOTE: AFTERNOON TOUR WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FIRST 25 PEOPLE WHO SIGN UP DURING ON-SITE REGISTRATION.
9:00 Registration begins (with coffee and donuts)
9:25 Welcome, announcments – Nick Bellantoni, President, Archeological Society of Connecticut
Morning Session – Archaeology in Fairfield County, Connecticut
9:30 – 10:00 New Discoveries at Mead’s Point, Greenwich, CT Ernest Wiegand, Norwalk Community College
10:00 – 10:30 Underwater, Terrestrial, and Intertidal Core Extractions at the Walk Bridge, Norwalk, CT: Preliminary Results
David Leslie, Ph.D. (AHS, Inc.), Sarah P. Sportman, Ph.D. (AHS, Inc), and Mandy Ranslow, MA, (CTDOT)
10:30 – 11:00 Angels in the Outfield: Sturgis Park Burials, Fairfield, CT
Nicholas F. Bellantoni, Ph.D., Connecticut State Archaeologist Emeritius
11:00 – 11:30 Digging by the Book: Archaeological Testing at the Pequot Library
11:30 – 11:45 ASC Business Meeting
11:45 – 1:15 Lunch – Restaurant suggestions will be provided
Afternoon Session and Tour – Archaeology of the Pequot War
1:15-1:45 – The Archaeology of the Pequot War
Kevin McBride, Prof. Anthropology, UConn; Director of Research, MPMRC
David Naumec, Senior Historian/Archaeologist, MPMRC
2:00 – 3:30 Pequot Swamp Fight Tour (please see note above)
PLEASE NOTE: For individuals who don’t make the Pequot Swamp Fight Tour, the Pequot Library can offer a Southport Historic Walking Tour, a self-guided tour on the architecture of Southport. This tour can be downloaded onto you mobile phone and is narrated by Jason Robards.
3:30 Reception (Wine, cheese, seltzer, etc.)