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LOWER SUSQUEHANNA ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Society of Pennsylvania Archaeology, Chapter 28

 

Lower Susquehanna Archaeological Society

Chapter 28, SPA

Paul Nevin, President

Email:  PaulNevin@aol.com

 

 
 

About

Lower Susquehanna Archaeological Society, Chapter 28, of the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology (S.P.A.) is a volunteer organization that promotes the advancement of scientific research, investigation, collection and preservation of archaeological remains and materials in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with a focus on the Lower Susquehanna water basin.


Our chapter emphasizes the importance of public education as to the prehistoric and historic landscapes and archaeological importance of the lower Susquehanna River valley.  

 

We encourage joining a community which actively engages the member to assist in archaeological research, excavations, cataloging/recording of artifacts, sharing ideas and  networking with other professionals in the field.

Activities

  • Meetings six times a year on third Sunday of the month. 

  • Supervised archaeological digs and associated activities

  • Summer picnic/Christmas party

  • Field Trips 

  • Educational outreach programs

 

 
 
 

Join Lower Susquehanna Archaeological Society Today:

Individual - $15.00 per year

Family - $20.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Participation in Activities, Digs, Parties and Dinners

  • 6 Meetings per year

  • Occasional Newsletters

  • Sense of Comraderie

  • State Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology Representation

 

Next Chapter Meeting:      February 16th, Sunday at 4:00 p.m.

Location:  Columbia Historical Preservation Society

21 North 2nd Street, Columbia, PA  17512 

 

 

 Facebook:  Lower Susquehanna Archaeological Society

 

Contact:  President:   Paul Nevin = PaulNevin@aol.com

                                                           Phone:  717.578.1358

      Vice -President:   Debbie Saylor = debbie.saylor1@verizon.net

                                                                 Phone:  410.692.9305

Secretary/Treasurer:  Judy Englert = judithenglert@earthlink.net  

                                                              Phone:  717.515.7907

 

Regular Meeting Location:

*  Chapter 28 meetings are held every other month starting the third Sunday at 4:00 p.m.

*  Depending on the event, locations and times may vary.

*  Check Facebook or Next Meeting Tab on the website for times and locations.

 

Columbia Historic Preservation Society Building

21 North Second Street,

Columbia, PA 17512

For directions or information about CHPS location:

Website:  https://columbiahistory.net/    Phone:  717.684.2894

 

www.facebook.com/artifact28

 

 

 

Next Chapter Meeting:

 February 16, 2020 Sunday at 4:00 p.m.

Speaker:  Dr. Ben Luley

Topic:   Historic Ceramics 

Friends Meeting House Privy Excavation:

Final report:  What We Found, What it Means

Benjamin Luley, Gettysburg College

Professor Benjamin Luley returns to present results of the analysis and reconstruction of artifacts from Chapter 28's 2016 privy excavation at the c. 1766 York Friends Meeting House.  After our excavation, Luley and his students took on the project of "putting the pieces together".  Their analysis is now complete!  Join us to hear the results and see the artifacts, including several reconstructed pieces.