2023 Spring Meeting
Saturday April 1, 2023
Room 126, Manchester Community College
1066 Front Street, Manchester NH
Registration: $10 at the door. Complimentary with Student ID. No pre registration required.
The meeting is also available on ZOOM. Zoom register at bit.ly/2023NHASevent
9:00 am - Registration opens. Morning refreshments.
9:50 am - Welcome and opening remarks.
10:00 - 10:30 am. Mark Doperalski, NH State Archaeologist - The Place before the Park: An Archaeological Perspective on our Recreational Treasures. *
10:30 - 11:00 am. Jacob Tumelaire, Shannon Mascarenhas, and Roxanne Pendleton, Independent Archaeological Consulting, LLC - High Above the River: Points, Pottery and a Pithouse in Manchester *
11:00 - 11:15 am. Break
11:15 - 11:45 am. Dr. Gabe Hrynick, University of New Brunswick - Recent Research at Coastal Sites in Downeast Maine*
11:45am - 1:00pm. Lunch on your own.
1:00- 2:00pm ZOOM Presentation. Dr. Bruce Bradley, Emeritus Professor at the University of Exeter, UK - ‘Upside Down’ the Peopling of Latin America: a Summary and On-going Research*
MCC Archaeology Expo, Wednesday March 29, 2023
Our host for this meeting, Manchester Community College, is conducting an Archaeology Expo on Wednesday, March 29th, from 11:30am to 4:30pm at the Student Center on campus. Presentations and demonstrations will include flintknapping, basketry, rock art, pottery, stone tools, and maps in archeology. Several members of the NHAS will be participating as presenters. .
Interstate 293 Northbound: Take exit 7. The college is 200 yards ahead on the left.
From Interstate 293 Southbound: Get off at Exit 6, Amoskeag Bridge. Take a right at the end of the exit ramp. You will cross a bridge over the highway, and then bear left at the fork. Follow signs to get onto Interstate 293 North on the right. Take your first exit, which is Exit 7. The entrance to the college is 200 yards ahead on the left.
From Interstate 93, North or South: Take exit 10. At the end of the ramp, take a left and drive for approximately two miles. The college entrance will be on your right. Be prepared to take a sharp right turn.