Tuesday, May 9, 2017

May Meeting -- Gloucester County Archaeology Day

When: Saturday May 20, 2017

Where: Red Bank Battlefield address: 100 Hessian Ave, National Park, NJ 08063


 Tours, provided by the Gloucester County parks service, will be available for the Whithall House and Red Bank Battlefield between 10:00am and 4:00pm.

The Gloucester County Historical Society museum will be open
from 10:00 am – 12:00.
Gloucester County Historical Society museum address:  58 N. Broad St., Woodbury, NJ 08096
Museum website: https://www.gchsnj.org/museum/

 10:00-11:00:    Board Meeting (under the tent at Red Bank Battlefield next to the Whithall House)

 11:30 – 12:30 “As Long As I Have Served, I Have Not Yet Left A Battlefield In Such Deep Sorrow…”: A walking tour of the history and archaeology of Red Bank Battlefield Park.
Presented by: Wade P. Catts, RPA, Regional Director, Commonwealth Heritage Group, Inc.

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service.  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.The archeology that will be discussed at this was funded by a grant from the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program.

 12:451:00      Opening Remarks and President’s Welcome
 Lecture Series
 1:00–1:30:       Prehistoric Archaeology near Red Bank Battlefield” Presented by: Jesse Walker, Senior Archaeologist, AECOM
1:30–2:00:       “Archaeology at the Woodbury Country Club” Presented by: Ilene Grossman-Bailey, Senior Archaeologist, Richard Grubb and Associates

The County of Gloucester complies with all state and federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, activities or in its employment practices. In addition, Gloucester County encourages the participation of people with disabilities in its programs and activities and offers special services to all County residents 60 years of age and older. Inquiries regarding compliance may be directed to the EEO office at (856) 384-6903 or through the County’s ADA Coordinator at (856) 384-6842/New Jersey Relay Service 711.

The Whitall House and Red Bank Battlefield are services of the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Robert M. Damminger, Freeholder Director
Giuseppe "Joe" Chila, Freeholder Deputy Director
Frank J. DiMarco, Freeholder Liaison