Wednesday, April 9, 2008

An illustrated review of the Chapter's first 50 years

Public program following the April 18th meeting:


Kicking off our 50th anniversary as a member chapter of the New York State Archaeological Association, Past President Ray Decker will present an illustrated review of the Chapter's first 50 years. Including an extensive review of our involvement in the Dutchess Quarry Caves, one of the oldest known inhabited sites in the Northeast.


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Here is a short video of one of the 12,500± year old fluted projectile points recovered during the 1960s excavations of the Dutchess Quarry Caves conducted under the supervision Drs. Steadman and Funk of the New York State Museum. 


(Dr. Robert E. Funk photo courtesy New York State Museum. Projectile point video - IOCNYSAA)

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The Program is free and open to the public.

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