October 2019 Quarterly Meeting Agenda

Archaeological Society of New Jersey October Meeting Program


Meeting date: Saturday October 19, 2019

Location: Washington's Headquarters Museum and Ford Mansion

Address: 30 Washington Place, Morristown NJ 07960

Link: Ford Mansion - Washington's Headquarters - Morristown National Historical Park (U.S. National Park Service)

10:30am – 12:00am Board Meeting downstairs in the Headquarters building. All are welcome.

12:00 – 1:00 Break for Lunch (On your own) 

Lecture Series in Auditorium

1:00 – 1:15      Presidents Welcome 

1:15 – 1:45 “Hidden Archaeological Treasures of Morristown National Historical Park” –Presented by: Steve Santucci, West Morris Mendham High School, ASNJ Board Member, MNHP Volunteer. 

1:45 – 2:15 “The Avalon Old Bridge Prehistoric Site (28-Mi-275)”–Presented by: Lauren Lembo, MA, RPA

2:15 – 2:45 "Salvage Archaeology at the Hendrickson Farm" – Presented by: Kristen T. Hohn, MA, RPA

3:00– 4:00 Guided tour of mansion for ASNJ members only. Please RSVP Darryl Daum (ddaum3@gmail.com) if you would like to attend this tour. The tour can only accommodate 20 people so the first 20 to respond will be able to attend. 

Note: some GPS apps and devices do not have this address correctly mapped. If it looks like it's taking you to downtown Morristown or to our larger Jockey Hollow area, try using our directions listed at the bottom of this program.

Members are encouraged to park in the lower parking lot. The board meeting entrance is in the rear of building closest to the lower lot.

Driving Directions:

Traveling Southbound on 287

·Take Exit 36

·On the exit ramp take the fork for "Morris Avenue/ Lafayette", the left exit lane.

·After you get off the exit ramp you need to immediately get over to the far left lane to turn left at the light onto Ridgedale Ave.

·Left at the next light onto Morris Avenue (Route 510 East).

·Stay going straight on Morris Ave. Go over 287.

·Continue on the left, make the left fork, and follow the signs for Washington’s Headquarters. (You’ve just gone around in a big circle because of all the one-way streets in town.)

Traveling Northbound on 287

·Take exit 36A, Morris Ave

· At the end of the exit ramp, turn right to be on Morris Avenue (Route 510 East).

·Immediately get over to the left.

·Continue on the left, make the left fork, and follow the signs for Washington’s Headquarters.

For more information, contact Darryl Daum [ddaum3@gmail.com]