Maryland Archeology Month

April 2017

At The Water's Edge:

Our Past on the Brink


Maryland Archeology Month is a celebration of our shared archeological heritage - created by Maryland's diverse inhabitants over the last 12,000 years. Protecting this irreplaceable archeological heritage provides opportunities to discover and learn from the past. We invite you to "Get Involved!" in Maryland's past by attending as many events as you can.


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Anne Arundel County Events


March 25

Workshop MHT-ASM Workshop in Archaeology

The Maryland Historical Trust and the Archeological Society of Maryland, Inc., present the 26 th annual Workshop in Archeology. Seven presentations will focus on such topics as the archeology of the enslaved population at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, and of the hidden historic communities occupying the Great Dismal Swamp. A hands-on introduction to archeological lab techniques will also be offered.

Sponsor: The Maryland Historical Trust and the Archeological Society of Maryland, Inc.

Location: 100 Community Place, Crownsville, MD 21032

Time: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Fee $5.00 for ASM members, $7.00 general admission

Website: http://mht.maryland.gov/archeology_workshop.shtm

April 3

Volunteer Orientation Session: Lost Towns Project New Volunteer Orientation Session

If you would like to volunteer with the Lost Towns Project this season, this mandatory orientation session will prepare you to work alongside professional archaeologists in the lab and field

:  The Lost Towns Project, County Archaeology Lab at Historic London Town & Gardens, 839 Londontown Rd., Edgewater, MD 21037

6:00-7:30 pm

Contact Person: Amelia Chisholm phone: 410-222-79651     email:  volunteers@losttownsproject.org

Fee  FREE                 Website: www.losttownsproject.org:     Anne Arundel

April 6

Lecture: Mrs. Elizabeth Thurston-Skipworth-Coale-Chew: The Life and Times (and Many Husbands) of a Prominent Quaker Woman in 17th Century Anne Arundel County

Join Jane Cox, Chief of Cultural Resources Division, for the last of the Lost Towns Project Anne Arundel History: Evening Lecture Series.

The Lost Towns Project: County Archaeology Lab at Historic London Town & Gardens, 839 Londontown Rd., Edgewater, MD 21037

 6:30-8:30 pm

Contact Person: Amelia Chisholm phone: 410-222-7965     email:  volunteers@losttownsproject.org

Fee  Free                 Website: www.losttownsproject.org:     Anne Arundel County

April 11 - 13

Field Work:  Spring Break: Archaeology Field Session at Skipworth’s Addition

Three days of excavations at a 17th century Quaker site, Skipworth’s Addition. Open to the general public. Spaces are limited and must be reserved

Skipworth’s Addition-4558 Bayfields Rd., Harwood, MD 20776

9:00 am-3:00 pm daily

Contact Person: Amelia Chisholm phone: 410-222-7965     email:  pzchis48@aacounty.org

Fee  FREE                 Website: www.losttownsproject.org:     Anne Arundel

April 22

Tour: History Hike at Beverly Triton Beach Park

Join Lost Towns Project for a guided hiking tour of Beverly Triton Beach Park and learn about a time before the Bay Bridge

Beverly Trito: Beach Park, Edgewater, MD 21037

11:00 am-2:00 pm daily

Contact Person: Amelia Chisholm phone: 410-222-7965     email:  pzchis48@aacounty.org

Fee  FREE                 Website: www.losttownsproject.org:     Anne Arundel County

 

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