EXPLORE PHILADELPHIA’S HIDDEN PAST 2009: AN ARCHAEOLOGY MONTH CELEBRATION!

Posted October 20th, 2009 at 12:03 pm.

Philadelphia Archaeological Forum and Independence National Historical Park present
EXPLORE PHILADELPHIA’S HIDDEN PAST 2009:
AN ARCHAEOLOGY MONTH CELEBRATION!

Free and open to the public.
No advance tickets or reservations required.
Saturday, October 24, 2009
Independence Living History Center Archaeology Laboratory
Third Street between Chestnut and Walnut Streets

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE (S OF SEPTEMBER 29, 2009)

MORNING SESSION:

10:00 AM Welcome (Jed Levin)

10:10 AM Archaeology Around Philadelphia — The Year in Review (Doug Mooney)

10:30 AM German Immigrant Potters in Colonial Philadelphia: the Hillegas Redware Pottery, 1735-1742 (George Cress)

10:50 AM Re-Rediscovering the Prehistory of the Upper Perkiomen Valley (Edward Felix, Wes Stigliano, Tam Wolff with Louis Farrell)

11:10 AM “On the Streets of Philadelphia: A Ceramic Analysis of a Privy from the National Constitution Center Site (Katelyn Coughlan)

11:30 AM Archeology In Independence Park — The Year in Review (Jed Levin)

11:50 AM ******* Lunch Break/Lobby Displays and Lab Open House *******

AFTERNOON SESSION:

1:30 PM Welcome (Doug Mooney)

1:40 PM Exploring Northeast Philadelphia’s Buried Past: Archaeological investigations along I-95 through the Kensington, Fishtown, and Port Richmond Neighborhoods (Jennifer Rankin)

2:00 PM Moving Reverend Gloucester: A Story of Presbyterians and Archaeologists Cooperating to Honor a Forgotten African American Community Leader (Doug Mooney)

2:20 PM Update on archaeological work at Timbuktoo (Dave Orr)

2:40 PM TBA

3:00 PM Archaeology at Washington’s Headquarters at Valley Forge (Joe Blondino)

3:20 PM TBA

3:40 PM ******* Lobby Displays and Lab Open House *******

4:30 PM Event Ends

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