Thursday, September 18, 2014

January 17, 2015 meeting. Save the Date!

We are planning an artifact "show and learn" session at our January meeting at the NJ state Museum on Jan. 17 and we'll have experts on hand to look at artifacts. Save the date!

Sunday, September 14, 2014

ASNJ T-Shirts Available

Show your support for ASNJ by wearing our new ASNJ T-Shirt! T-Shirts are also available at meetings. Please click here for more information.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

ASNJ Upcoming Events!


ASNJ will be hosting it's next meeting in October, we hope to see you there:

Archaeological Society of NJ meeting
Saturday October 18, 2014

Feltville/The Deserted Village, Watchung Reservation.
9 Cataract Hollow Road, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

10:00-12:00: Walking Tour of Feltville/The Deserted Village led by Archaeologist Matt Tomaso
Meet at the parking lot on Glenside Ave.

11:00-12:00: Board Meeting (Masker’s Barn)
12:00-12:45: Lunch
1:00 Opening Remarks and President’s Welcome

Lecture Series
1:15-1:45: Antebellum Archaeology of Two Mill Tenders’ Houses in New Jersey: Raddin-Badgeley (Feltville, Berkeley Heights) and the Polhemus House Site (Silverton, Toms River), Presented by Matt Tomaso (PS&S Consulting)

1:45-2:15: Mapping the Archive: Drawing Pre-Historic Wessex, Presented by David Platt

2:15-2:45: Break
2:45-3:15: 17th Century Settlement Systems in Middlesex County, Presented by Mike Gall

3:15-3:45 An Archaeological Discovery of a Woodland Period Site in Gloucester City, Camden County, Presented by Adam Heinrich

In addition, ASNJ will be present at this year's Council for Northeast Historical Archaeology Conference 2014 which will be held in Long Branch, New Jersey.  We hope to see you there!  Details are listed below:

CNEHA 2014
November 7-9, Ocean Place Hotel and Resort, Long Branch, NJ

The Council for Northeast Historical Archaeology’s 2014 annual meeting will be held at the Ocean Place Hotel and Resort in Long Branch, New Jersey. There are over 90 papers planned for the conference, with sessions on Slavery and Freedom in the greater Delaware Valley, local stonewares, and colonial New England, to name a few. One of our sessions celebrates the careers of two New Jersey archaeologists and CNEHA stalwarts Budd Wilson and Ed Lenik. Tours are planned to Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Joseph Bonaparte’s Point Breeze, Timbuctoo, and Raritan Landing. Workshops on early American glass, blacksmithing, and virtual reconstructions in archaeology are planned. There will also be displays of New Jersey stonewares.

Our conference hotel is the Ocean Place Resort (

We have an excellent conference rate of just $129.00 a night. To make a reservation call 732-571-5764.

The following link will take you to the conference registration form:

Student's who plan to attend the conference (or for those who are just curious to learn more about it), please feel free to join this group to meet in advance:

Feel free to "like" the CNEHA 2014 conference page: