Saturday, March 26, 2011

An Afternoon of History & Archaeology

Saturday • March 26, 2011 • 12 pm
East Jersey Olde Towne Village
East Jersey Olde Towne Village will host an afternoon of history and archaeology. The symposium consists of four presentations by the Archaeological Society of New Jersey including a display of recently unearthed artifacts from four archaeological sites in central New Jersey. In addition, tours of the historic Cornelius Low House/Middlesex County Museum will be offered.

12:00 pm – Tour of the Cornelius Low House (Optional)

1:00 pm – Lecture Series, East Jersey Olde Towne Village. Each presentation is 30 minutes, with a short break after the second lecture.

Piscataway Village: Land Use and Town Planning in 17th Century New Jersey, presented by Michael J. Gall

Hidden in Plain Site: The Historical Archaeology of Perth Amboy, a Colonial Capital, presented by Richard Veit

The Musket Balls Flew Like a Shower of Hail Stones: Historical Archaeology of the Battle of Short Hills, presented by Wade Catts and Brooke Blades, John Milner Associates, Inc.

Forensic Anthropology and the Mysterious Skull of Count Von Donop, presented by Richard Veit, Amy Raes and Kayla Steinbach
For more information and to register for this free program, please call 732.745.3030.