Friday, October 17, 2014

Reminder - Tommorow's Program

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

Directions to Meeting : 9 Cataract Hollow Road, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

The Deserted Village of Feltville/Glenside Park is located off of Glenside Avenue, along Cataract Hollow Rd. in the Watchung Reservation.

From Eastern Union County: Take Route 22 west into Mountainside. Turn right at the Getty station onto Summit Road. At the traffic right at the top of the hill, turn left onto Summit lane. At the traffic circle, take the first right Continue with directions shown at * below.

From Southern Union County: Cross over Route 22 in Mountainside at New Providence Road. Continue up the hill, staying left when New Providence Road becomes Deer Path, and take the next right into the Watchung Reservation on W.R. Tracy Drive. At the traffic circle, take the second right Continue with directions shown at below.

*Follow W.R. Tracy Drive, staying to the right, as it goes down one mountain to lake Surprise and up the next mountain to Glenside Avenue. Turn left onto Glenside Avenue and go about one mile to the first paved road on the left. Turn onto this road (cataract Hollow Road) and park in the gravel lot to the right.

From the West: Take Interstate Route 78 east to E:xit 44. At the bottom of the ramp, turn left onto Glenside Avenue. Turn right onto the first paved road (cataract Hollow Road) and park in tile gravel lot to the right

From the North: Take Interstate Route 78 west to Exit 43. At the bottom of the ramp, go right on Diamond Hill  Road to the first traffic light Turn right onto McMane Avenue and follow it until it ends at the light at Glenside Avenue. Turn left onto Glenside Avenue. Turn right onto the first paved road (cataract Hollow Road) and park in the gravel lot to the right.