Events

The Monocacy Archeological Society will meet February 8 at 7:00 p.m. at the C. Burr Artz Library in Frederick.  The meeting will be held in the Stem Lab located on the second floor.  Jennie Russell, President of the Frederick County Landmarks Foundation, will present a talk entitled “An Introduction to Frederick County Landmarks Foundation: Past, … Read More “Monocacy Archeological Society February Meeting Announcement” »

Events

Join us for our December 14 meeting at the C. Burr Artz Library in Frederick.  The presentation will feature C. Beau Lockard, archeologist and Historic Preservation Planner with Frederick County, who will be providing a presentation titled, “The Last Potters of Salem, North Carolina:  An Excavation of an 1840s Pottery Workshop and the Ceramic History … Read More “Monocacy Archeological Society December Meeting Announcement” »

Articles

The following article was published in the November 15, 2022 Baltimore Banner.  It was written by Council for Maryland Archeology president, Stephanie T. Sperling. Excavations must apply archaeological, scientific considerations, council president says: The desire to collect historical objects is as old as humanity itself, and this appetite for antiquity can be seen throughout Maryland. … Read More “Opinion: Archaeologists Stand Against Digging That Exploits, Destroys Maryland Sites” »

Events

If you are a member of the Monocacy Archeological Society, you are invited to attend a special event at Frederick County Community College where artifacts from the Biggs Ford archeological site will be on exhibit.  The Biggs Ford site, located in Frederick County, Maryland, was excavated over a period of decades during which time members … Read More “Biggs Ford Archeological Site Artifact Exhibit” »

Events

Join us for our November 9 meeting at the C. Burr Artz Library in Frederick.  The presentation will be by Jeremy Lazelle, chapter President, RPA Registered Professional Archaeologist and Senior Environmental Protection Specialist with FEMA’s Public Assistance Program – Federal Funding: Environmental and Historic Preservation Considerations. The presentation will present and explore the framework for … Read More “Monocacy Archeological Society November Chapter Meeting Announcement” »

Events

For the first time in two years, the Frederick County Landmarks Foundation’s most popular regional event, Oktoberfest, is planned for October 15 and 16 at the Schifferstadt Architectural Museum in Frederick.  For the last two years, the event was cancelled because of Covid.  MAS participated in 2019 and we will be back again in person … Read More “Join MAS at Oktoberfest at Frederick County Landmarks Foundation” »

Events

Please join us for our October in-person meeting at the C. Burr Artz Library in Frederick.  The program will be a YouTube presentation by Dr. Darrin Lowery on “Late Pleistocene Geoarcheology: A Long-term Collective Investigation of Eroding Coastal Landforms in the Middle Atlantic Region”. Dr. Lowery has been working in this area for many years … Read More “Monocacy Chapter October Meeting Announcement” »