Saturday, January 5, 2013

IOCCNYSAA Newsletter excerpts from Vol. 1, January, 2013

Vol. 1, January 2013

(This issue of THE ARCHAEOLOGIST along with the December, 2012 meeting minutes. has been emailed or mailed to all Chapter  members. If you do not receive your copy, please let us know at

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.

President’s Message:

Happy New Year to everyone! I am also happy to say that we all survived the end of the Mayan Calendar. If we have inclement weather forecast for our chapter meetings in January and February I will cancel the meeting by 4 PM on the day of the meeting. I will send out an email message and call those who don't receive the newsletter through the internet. If you don't receive a message please call me. I look forward to seeing you at the next meeting.

January Program:
Pueblo Bonito one of the Great Houses in Chaco Canyon.
David Johnson will be presenting on his Chaco Canyon research which was conducted last September. He had a National Park Service research permit which allowed him to survey areas of the park which are not open to the public. Chaco Canyon is one of the most important archaeological sites in North America as the Chaco / Anasazi Culture influenced the entire region.

Florist Site
Gary, Tom, Fred, Steph, and Clif (behind camera) from a lab last year.
 Stephanie announced that laboratory work on artifacts collected during the 2012 dig season will begin after the new year at Clif Patrick’s insurance office in Chester. She’ll notify members when the schedule is setup.


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