"Archeology and the Civil War"
Date: Saturday, November 13, 2004
Location: Brookside Gardens Visitor Center, Wheaton, MD
8:00-8:45 - Registration/Refreshments - Civil War Artillery Demonstration
8:45-9:00 - Welcome: Vivian Eicke, President, Mid-Potomac Chapter, ASM, Inc.
9:00-10:00 - Business Meeting - William B. Marye Award Presentation & CAT Graduation
10:00-11:00 Frederick M. Stiner Memorial
"Antietam, The Archeology of America's Bloodiest Day"
Stephen Potter, Reg. Archeologist, Nat. Park Service, Nat. Capital Reg.
11:00-11:15 - Break
11:15-11:45 - "Unearething the Underground Railroad
through Landscape and Artifacts" Tony Cohen, Historian/Author,
Founder Menare Foundation, Inc.
11:45-12:15 - "The Battle that Saved Washington: Archeological Research at Monacacy National Battlefield" Joy Beasley , Archeologist/Cultural Resources Program Manager, Monacy National Battlefield
12:15-1:45 - Lunch - Browningsville Coronet Band
1:45-2:15 - "Gunboats on the Pomunkey River, Virginia and the Peninsula" David Port Howe, Project Manager, Maritime & Arch. and History Society
2:15-3:15 - "The Use of Modern FOrensic DNA Analysis to Identify the Civil War Remains from the CSS H.L. Hunley", Mark Wadhams, Sup. DNA Analysis Armed Forces DNA ID Lab
3:15-3:45 - "Montgomery County's Civil War Fords and Ferries", Charles Jacobs, Author/Civil War Historian, Speaker ad Tour Guide for Montgomery County Historical Society
3:45-4:00 - Closing Remarks