Friday, October 10, 2008

Meeting & Program for Friday, October 17, 2008

Douglas Mackey will speak on information regarding Mounds and other possible Adena/Hopewell related sites in New York State.  How have these cultural complexes affected populations in New York?  Mr. Mackey will review this work and discuss the potential relationship of other sites in New York to the Adena/Hopewell complex.



Douglas P. Mackey has been an Historic Preservation Program Analyst with the New York State Historic Preservation Office since 1997.  Mr. Mackey has been working in the CRM industry since 1980 and was previously a Project Director at several CRM consulting firms in the Northeast.  He currently serves on the City of Albany Historic Resources Commission, and as Vice President of the New York Archaeological Council, and teaches Anthropology and Native American studies at Marist College.  He has recently authored or co-authored pieces published in the New York State Museum Bulleting Series (Lithic Scatter Volume) and the Bulletin of the New York State Archaeological Association (piece on Mounds in the most recent volume - just out) and is coauthor of a volume currently being reviewed for publication by the School for Advanced Research, Advanced Seminar Series on “Archaeology and Public Policy: A New Vision for the Future.”


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The Program is free and open to the public.

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The monthly meetings of the Incorporated Orange County Chapter of the New York State Archaeological Association meeting Friday evenings at 7:30 pm are held in the community room of the Goshen Methodist Church, 115 Main St, Goshen, NY 10924. Use the Court Lane entrance - one flight up.

No meetings in July or August.

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