Virtual ASV Annual Meeting

October 22-24, 2021

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Only those who registered by October 20 may attend

Letter As with so many of our activities, the Annual Meeting of the Archeological Society of Virginia has gone virtual again. Here’s how it works: we will hold the meeting on the original meeting dates — October 22, 23 and 24, 2021. Registration was required to receive the Zoom links to attend the live sessions.

Questions to presenters can also be submitted during the session in the Zoom chat box. Presentations will be posted on the ASV website and available there until the end of 2021.

Please see below for the schedule, or click here to download a copy.


Friday, October 22, 2021 9:30 am to 12 pm

Colonial Williamsburg Archaeology

 

⦁ Ongoing Excavations at Custis Square, Colonial Williamsburg Virginia.

Megan Veness (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)
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⦁ Revisiting the Custis Teabowls.

Victoria Gum (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)
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⦁ Rescuing Timmy from the Well: An Investigation into the Late Eighteenth-Century Children’s Artifacts from the Custis Square Well.

Tamara Stulen (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)
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⦁ Military Buttons of Custis Square and How They Got There.

Adam Macbeth (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)
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⦁ Finding First Baptist: Archaeological Investigations of a Historic Black Church.

Katherine Wagner (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)
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⦁ Re-finding Forgotten Burial Grounds: Some Preliminary Results from the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation’s Historic Cemetery Survey Experiment.

Eric Schweickart (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)
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COVA Meeting 1 pm to 3 pm

 


Friday, October 22, 2021 3:30 pm to 5 pm

Research Under the Yellow Flag: Maritime Archaeology in the Commonwealth During Quarantine

 

⦁ To Preserve and Protect: Underwater Archaeology at the Virginia Department of Historic Resources.

Brendan Burke (DHR)
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⦁ Site Survey Update of the C.S.S. Richmond and the James River Squadron.

Mike Nusbaum (ASV)
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⦁ Survey of a Dugout Canoe from the Chickahominy River Marsh, Charles City County, VA.

Robert Hayes (ASV)
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Dr. Henry M. Miller

Dr. Henry M. Miller

Friday, October 22, 2021 7 pm

Keynote Speaker

 

⦁ Discoveries from 50 Years of Excavating the Buried City of St. Mary’s.

Dr. Henry M. Miller (Maryland’s Heritage Scholar, Historic St. Mary’s City)

 


Saturday, October 23, 2021 10 am to 12 pm

Historical Archaeology 1

 

⦁ Selfie-sticks: Not just for Selfies, but also for Detailed Archaeological Documentation.

Jane Kim (The Fairfield Foundation/DATA Investigations)
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⦁ Into the Webiverse of Madness: The Process of Creating a Digital Outreach Website for the VAARNG Archaeological Collections.

Kristina Donnally (DHR)
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⦁ Enslaved People Escaping to British War Ships on the Potomac in 1814.

Patrick O’Neill (ASV)
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⦁ Rock Castle: An Archaeological Journey through Time.

Kirby Smith (ASV)

⦁ Historic Sandusky’s 2021 Kitchen Excavation.

Emma Coffey and Hailey Sabolcik (Lynchburg College)
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Saturday, October 23, 2021 2 pm to 4:30 pm

The Archaeology of Virginia’s First People

 

⦁ Monumental Stone Serpent Effigies in Virginia.

Dan Pezzoni (Landmark Preservation Associates)
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⦁ Human Long Bone Medicine Tubes in Southern Virginia: The Power of Shamanism.

Michael B. Barber (Institute of Archaeology, Longwood University)
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⦁ Non-Invasive Approaches to the Study of Accretional Burial Mounds in Western Virginia.

Carole Nash (James Madison University)
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⦁ The Prehistoric Neighborhood of Eustis Lake.

Courtney Birkett (Fort Eustis Cultural Resources)
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⦁ Palisaded Settlement Chronology in the Middle Atlantic: A Bayesian Model.

John Henshaw (The College of William & Mary).

⦁ Anadromous Fish, Freshwater Mussels, and Maize: An Isotopic Investigation of Late Woodland Foodways in the Fresh Tidal Region of Coastal Virginia.

Dane Magoon (University of Leicester)

 


Sunday, October 24, 2021 10am to 12 pm

Historical Archaeology 2

 

⦁ Stitched Together: Clothes, Labor, and Place on the Buffalo Forge Iron Plantation.

Erin Schwartz (The College of William & Mary)
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⦁ Coal, Volunteers, and More Coal: Rescue Excavations at the Woodville Rosenwald School.

Colleen Betti (UNC Chapel Hill)
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⦁ Mining The Maps.

Lyle Browning (Browning & Associates, LTD.)
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⦁ Preliminary Survey Results for Stonemason’s Marks in Western Virginia.

Richard Guercin and Jonathan Mayes (USDA – Forest Service)
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⦁ Public Outreach at Fort Eustis. Christopher McDaid

(Fort Eustis Cultural Resources)
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