Sunday, September 30, 2012

26TH ANNUAL
HIGHLANDS ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL CONFERENCE
PRESENTED BY
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2012
MORNING HIKE: 9:30 AM TO 11:30 AM at SHEPHERD LAKE SECTION OF RINGWOOD STATE PARK, NJExploring the ruins of Windcap at Hilltop Farm.  Meet at 9:30 AM in the SHEPHERD LAKE parking lot, assembling near the foot of Mansion Road at the Chapel of St. Luke the Physician.  We will hike up Mansion Road to the ruins of Windcap and on our return look at ruins of various related buildings and the incursion of the Tennessee Gas pipeline, built in the mid 20th century and now proposed for expansion.  Good Hiking shoes required.  Guided hike led by Nancy L. Gibbs, historian, NJHHS.
AFTERNOON PROGRAM: 1:00 TO 4:00pm at Sterling Forest State Park, Lautenberg Visitors Center, Lower Level Carol Siri Johnson, Ph. D., NJHHS, presiding
1:00 PM-1:25 PM: “An Analysis of Pigments from Wall Paintings in Dutchess Quarry Cave Number One.”  Kevin Olsen, Montclair State University, Eric Dratch and Edward J. Lenik, Inc. Orange Co. Chapter, NYSAA.
1:25 PM-1:50 PM “A Cluster of Stone Tools on the Lower Hudson.” John Phillips, Inc. L. A. Brennan Lower Hudson Chapter, NYSAA
1:50 PM-2:15 PM “Summer Indians: Native American Inspired Activities in U.S. Children's Camps.” Susan Scher, LCSW
2:15 PM-2:30 PM COFFEE BREAK
2:30 PM-2:55 PM “Iona Island: Native Americans, Dutch, Viticulture, Amusement Area, U.S. Navy Munitions Depot.” Donald (Doc) Bayne, President, F.S.F.
2:55 PM-3:20 PM “Nazis in the Highlands.”  Tom Riley, Retired Bloomingdale, NJ educator, Adjunct Professor, Sussex County College
3:20 PM-3:45 PM “Industrial Scenes Along the Hudson.” Charles G. Berkemeyer, NJHHS