Thursday, May 12, 2016


THE ARCHAEOLOGIST Vol. 5, May, 2016 has ben sent to the membership. If you don't receive your copy, please contact us so we can correct your contact info.

Public program following the meeting: David Johnson will present on the "Stone Features of the 

Correction: Service for Stephanie Benson's father will be Sunday May 15, 2016 at 11am with a Memorial Service to celebrate his life beginning at 12pm at Ralston-Lippincott-Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home, 72 W. Main St. Middletown, NY. Obituary:

Thursday, March 31, 2016

THE ARCHAEOLOGIST Vol. 4, April, 2016

THE ARCHAEOLOGIST Vol. 4, April, 2016 has been sent to the membership.
Please let us know if your's did not arrive. - We may need to update your address.

Note: The State Conference replaces our Chapter meeting this month:

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

THE ARCHAEOLOGIST Vol. 3, March, 2016

Vol. 3, March, 2016
Chapter meetings are held on the third Friday of each month except July, August & November, at the Mulbury House Senior Center located at 62-70 West Main Street, Middletown, NY 10940. All are welcome.
February Program:
Barry Kass, assisted by Janet, gave a presentation of their explorations of the wonderful European ice age 'cave art.’,These southern French caves are world renown, because, both for their antiquity and exquisite quality. 

March Program: 
Doc Bayne will present the “Great Chain!” Without the success of Pete Townsend’s chain stopping British control of the Hudson River during the American Revolution, we might still be subjects of the English monarchs. Trace the history of this important part of our Nation’s history from mining the ore, its refining, transport, construction, deployment and post Revolutionary history and myth!


Please contact our treasurer, Jon Leonard or you can pay your dues at the monthly meetings. Checks should be made out to IOCCNYSAA.  
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Student including college, (no bulletin)     $12.00 Annually
Life                                                              $350.00
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Goshen, N.Y. 10924

Friday, January 15, 2016

January Chapter meeting tonight 7:30 pm

Reminder: Chapter meeting tonight, 1/15/2016 7:30 pm at the Mulbury House Senior Center located at 62-70 West Main Street, Middletown, NY 10940. All are welcome.

President’s Message:
Happy New Year! Everyone who attended the Annual Holiday meeting had a wonderful time and I'm so happy we can continue to enjoy that chapter tradition! This month Dave will be out speaker and give a "Part 2" to his excellent coin talk! See description below. This would be a fun time for anyone to bring a coin for show and tell and return to our themed meetings! I hope to see you all next week!
Stephanie Benson
January Program: David Johnson
Dave will discuss coins of English between 1500 and 1800 and how they reflect the political, religious, colonial expansion and American Revolutionary events which took place during that time.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Barry Kass presents: “Stone Age Warwick” Exhibit and Archaeology Clinic

“Stone Age Warwick” Exhibit and Archaeology Clinic
The Albert Wisner Public Library will host a major exhibit of local Native American Artifacts beginning on Sunday, January 24, with a free “archaeology clinic” to help identify your finds from 1-3 PM. The exhibit in the Wisner Local History Room features “typed” projectile points showing continual occupation of the
area by successive cultures from 10,000 years ago to the Woodland period. Also featured will be a selection of artifacts from the Jack Webster collection. Archaeologists Barry Kass and Brad Phillips will be on hand for the “clinic” from 1-3 that day to help identify your finds. The exhibit will be open during library open hours through February. Email or call the library’s reference desk for more information or to register for the clinic:, 986-1047 ext. 3.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

December, 2015 Holiday Meeting!

Hope to see ya’ Friday, December 18th, at our Happy Holidays “meeting”! Bring a gift - Bring a friend - Bring a pot luck - Bring a smile - Or any combination, as long as you bring yourself!
Ho! Ho! Ho!

Monday, November 2, 2015

THE ARCHAEOLOGIST Vol. 11 November, 2015

The ARCHAEOLOGIST Vol. 11 November, 2015  newsletter has been sent to members.
Hope to see you at the Annual Banquet, November 14th!