Archeological Society of the Northern Chesapeake Monthly Meeting October 2018
Date: SATURDAY, October 13, 2018
Time: Registration 8:30 – 9. Program 9 – 3pm. $10 registration includes lunch.
Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 114 N. Union Ave. Havre de Grace, MD.
(street parking on Union and Pennington Avenues)
Program: ASM Annual Meeting
Abstract/Preview: This will be the fourth time that ASNC has hosted the ASM Annual Meeting in Havre de Grace. The previous events were in 1995, 2001 and 2009 at the Decoy and Maritime Museums.
The program schedule for the current event begins with the President of ASM, Don Housley, conducting an overview of ASM activities, election of officers and the presentation of awards. Following an introduction by Dan Coates and a coffee break, ASNC members will be presenting a series of short digital reviews of Chapter projects, that are supported by table displays for further study. The morning program includes: The 1800 Susquehanna Canal, Newly Discovered Octoraro Petroglyphs, Metal Detecting Survey at the Burns Property, and Coulsontown’s Welsh Slate Miners.
Bill McIntyre will present the keynote “Frederick Stiner Memorial Lecture” covering the “1813 British Invasion of Havre de Grace”. Bill will be followed by an hour lunch break that includes an on-site sandwich bar, a tour of the 1809 Church, book sales and an opportunity to study the table displays.
The afternoon program will be a continuation of ASNC project briefs covering: Crown Stone Farm, The Pottery at St. Mary Anne’s, An Overview of ASNC Fieldwork, Harford County’s Jasper Quarry, Colonial Pipe Stem Dating, Restoration of the Harford Glen Ice House and A Listing of Local Museums.
Following the scheduled program, attendees will be encouraged to visit the War of 1812 diorama at the Havre de Grace Visitor Center just a block away.