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” »

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Please join us for our Wednesday, September 14 in-person meeting at the C. Burr Artz library in Frederick.  Todd Mackley of Emmitsburg Maryland, will present a program on a neolithic Native American site in the Catoctin Mountains near Mt. St. Mary’s University. He is finding evidence of long-term habitation, agriculture, fishing and subareas within the … Read More “Monocacy Chapter September Meeting Announcement” »

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Guy R. Neal, Primal Knowledge, LLC, will present a program about 23,000 years of rhyolite use in the mid-Atlantic region, which includes a study of collection methods and use of prehistoric metarhyolite tool stone in Central Maryland. He will bring samples of both finished tools and raw rhyolite. The program will be held on Wednesday, … Read More “Monocacy Chapter June Meeting Announcement” »

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You are invited -Wednesday, February 16, at 7:00 p.m. The village of Catoctin Furnace lacks a collective memory that includes the African American workers (both enslaved and freed) who lived and worked at the village’s iron furnace from the time of the Revolution until the mid 19th century.  Now, the village historical society and partners … Read More “We Too Are The Village: Reparative Heritage at Catoctin Furnace” »

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Wed, October 20, 7p.m. – 8p.m. In Cecil County, Maryland, there is a well-known archaeological site named Conowingo (18CE14) located just downstream from the Conowingo Dam on the Susquehanna River. It was first identified in 1905 by Talbot D. Jones, an avocational archaeologist, and has been excavated by other avocational archaeologists including Richard Stearns, who … Read More “Rewriting History: Pre-Contact Peoples in Cecil County, Maryland” »

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Volunteer supervised ASM/ MHT / UMBC Archaeological Fieldwork Opportunity: Dielman Inn in New Windsor – excavations around the foundation. Planned for Saturday, October 9 and Sunday October 10 and again Saturday the 23rd and Sunday the 24th. Any field work left unfinished (because of weather issues on previous dates for instance) after this date will … Read More “Archaeological Fieldwork Opportunity: Dielman Inn in New Windsor” »

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You are Invited to join the Monocacy Archeology Society’s October Virtual Meeting. Ralph Buglass of the Country School Association of America and organizer of their 2019 Annual Conference held at the Claggett Center in Frederick, will present a program about the schoolhouses here on Wednesday, October 13, beginning at 7:00 p.m.  Details on how to … Read More “Standing One Room Schoolhouses in Frederick County, Maryland” »