Topic ID #30971 - posted 2/3/2014 8:27 AM

Eastern States Archaeological Federation Annual Meeting - Oct 30-Nov 2, 2014

Jennifer Palmer

Eastern States Archaeological Federation
Annual Meeting

Hosted by the
Archeological Society of Maryland, Inc.

October 30-November 2, 2014

Holiday Inn at Solomons, Maryland
155 Holiday Drive
Solomons, Maryland 20688
(410) 326-6311

ESAF rate $119 single/$124 double per night for rooms reserved prior to September 30, 2014.

ASM Silent Auction in Bookroom, October 31 & November 1, 2014.

Saturday Evening Banquet
Guest Speaker: Dr. Henry Miller, Director of  Research at Historic St. Mary's City, Title TBA.

Pre-Meeting Tours: Thursday, October 30, 2014, (Access is via carpooling)
8:45 AM to 11:30 AM tour the Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum grounds on the Patuxent River, Maryland Archaeological Conservation Lab (MAC Lab) and Visitor Center exhibits. There is no admission fee to Jefpat.

Lunch 12 Noon at Solomons or at Lexington Park.

1:30 PM to 5 PM tour Historic St. Mary's City, Maryland's First Capital, reconstructed Jesuit Chapel, the original city plan, and the St. John's Site Museum that preserves the foundation of a house that stood there throughout the 17th Century.  Leonard Calvert, the third Lord Proprietary and Proprietary Governor, early court and assemblies met in the Governor's Leonard Calvert House. The exhibits dramatize the events that shaped Maryland the Nation colonial lifeways in the Tidewater colonies. There is a reduced admission fee of $5.00 per person for the ESAF tour group. This fee is payable individually at the Visitor Center at the start of the tour.

More info here.


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