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Workshop in Archeology

A Plantation Burial, by John Antrobus, 1860
A Plantation Burial, by John Antrobus, 1860

The Maryland Historical Trust and the Archeological Society of Maryland, Inc. present the 26th annual Workshop in Archeology on March 25, 2017 at the Maryland Historical Trust, 100 Community Place, Crownsville, MD. Presentations will include:

  • "The Only Unavoidable Subject of Regret": Slavery at George Washington's Mount Vernon (Luke Pecoraro)
  • Waders and Snake Chaps: Exploring Resistance Landscapes in the Great Dismal Swamp (Becca Peixotto)
  • Mother Nature Bats Last (Jen Sparenberg)
  • Forts and Fortifications (Craig Lukezic)
  • Coins to Cathedrals: A Demonstration of the Whole Range of Laser Scanners Available Today (Joe Nicoli)
  • The Power of Water: Devastation in Ellicott City (Marcia Miller)
  • CAT SESSION – Basic Lab Procedures (2 sessions) (Becky Morehouse)
  • Revisiting the Higgins Site (18AN489): Reanalysis of the First Excavated Paleoindian Site in Maryland (Zack Singer & Carol Ebright)

Admission fee (payable at the door): $7.00 General admission; $5.00 for ASM members and students.

Certified Archeological Technician (CAT) candidates seeking credit for their certification program must attend both sessions; limit 8.

Details and directions to the venue are in the flyer below: