Virtual ASV Annual Meeting
Oct 17 & 24, 2020

Please spend a few hours with the ASV as we keep the conversation about Virginia archaeology going!  

Virtual ASV Annual Meeting dates:

October 17 & 24, 2020

As with so many of our activities this year, the Annual Meeting of the Archeological Society of Virginia has gone virtual.

Here’s how it works: On two successive Saturdays — October 17 and 24 — the ASV is sponsoring virtual sessions on the archaeology of Virginia. Click this link to view the program.

Registration is required to receive the links to the presentations, which are prerecorded.  There is no fee associated with this registration.  You’ll watch the presentations in advance and join a lively discussion among the presenters during the session times.

October 17, Session 1: Historical Archaeology

The Arsenal at New London: From the American Revolution to Securing the Northwest Territory
Stephanie Wright, Liberty University

The Catlett Branch Quarries
Patrick L. O’Neill, Northern Virginia Chapter, Archeological Society of Virginia

Germanna Archaeology, 2020 Field Season – Beneath the Layers
Kelly Arford-Horne, MA, RPA, Germanna Foundation/Germanna Archaeology

The Archaeological Evidence of the Domestic Architecture of Mulberry Island across the Centuries
Christopher L. McDaid, Fort Eustis


October 17, Session 2: Maritime Archaeology

Recent Research on a Sunken British Ship in the York River
John Broadwater, JRS Explorations, Inc

The Appomattox River Pilot Study (ARPS): A Proposed Model for Documenting Historic Sites in Virginia’s Riparian Zones
Brendan Burke, Maritime Heritage Chapter, Archeological Society of Virginia

Whittle’s Mill Dam: Examining the need for Archaeological Studies on Virginia’s Forgotten Structures
Lisa Vaughan Jordan, Southside Virginia Community College and Maritime Heritage Chapter, Archeological Society of Virginia

2020 Maritime Survey Project Update of the Wreckage of the Confederate Ironclad Steamram C.S.S. Richmond (44CF0744)
Mike Nusbaum and Bill Waldrup, Maritime Heritage Chapter, Archeological Society of Virginia

October 24, Session 3: Posters

Click images to view posters.

Maritime Heritage Stewardship in Virginia
Elizabeth A. Moore and John D. Broadwater
Maritime Heritage Stewardship in Virginia Poster

Health Resorts of Virginia Society
Irene Grace Hoisington, Liberty University
Health Resorts of Virginia Society Poster

Treading Water: A Three-Pronged Approach for Mitigating the Impacts of Erosion and Rising Sea Levels on Fort Eustis Archaeological Sites
Patrick C. Barry, Fort Eustis
ASV Treading Water Poster

A Window onto the Matthew Jones House
Courtney Birkett, Fort Eustis
ASV Matthew Jones House Poster

October 24, Session 4: The Archaeology of Virginia’s First Peoples

The Visibility of Rockshelters and the Creation of Long-Term, Place-Based Identities
Carole Nash, James Madison University

Ceramic Analyses from 2019 Excavations at the Ely Mound, Lee County, Virginia
Shannon Medah Wooten and Sophie Husslein, University of Mississippi

Laying the Groundwork for the Smith River Survey: A Geospatial Analysis of Archaic through Late Woodland Settlement Patterns in the Upper Dan River Drainage
Hayden Bassett, Virginia Museum of Natural History and Madeline Gunter Bassett, College of William and Mary

Wade Site 944CH0062) Triangular Projection Point: A Multilinear Analysis

Michael B. Barber, Research Fellow, Longwood Institute of Archaeology

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