FORT ANCIENT TO HOST SPRING 2012 MEETING OF THE OHIO ARCHAEOLOGICAL COUNCIL


FORT ANCIENT TO HOST SPRING 2012 MEETING OF THE OHIO ARCHAEOLOGICAL COUNCIL

The Spring 2012 meeting of the Ohio Arch-aeological Council (OAC) meeting will be held on Friday May 4th at the Fort Ancient State Memorial in Warren County, Ohio. Fort Ancient is the premiere Hopewell-era hilltop enclosure in the United States. It is owned jointly by the State of Ohio and the Ohio Historical Society and operated by the Dayton Society of Natural History.

Presentations on Ohio archaeology will begin at 10:30 AM. As part of the program, Jack Blosser, Fort Ancient Site Manager, will present an introduction to the Fort Ancient Earthworks and Dr. Robert Riordan, of Wright State University, will give a talk and walk (weather permitting) on his research at the Moorehead Circle, located just to the west of the museum.

The OAC is a private, non-profit corporation registered with the State of Ohio in 1975 as a charitable scientific and educational organization promoting the advancement of archaeology in Ohio. The OAC consists of professional archaeologists, avocational archaeologists, and interested students of Ohio archaeology. Membership is open to all persons and institutions with an interest in Ohio archaeology

You don’t have to be a member to attend the meeting, but we encourage you to join and show your support Ohio archaeology!

For more information about the Spring meeting or about the OAC in general, check out the Ohio Archaeological Council’s webpage: http://www.ohioarchaeology.org/joomla/index.php

For more information about the Moorehead Circle, check out the following previous blog posts:
Secrets of the Moorehead Circle:
http://ohio-archaeology.blogspot.com/2011/08/secrets-of-moorehead-circle.html

Moorehead Circle:
http://ohio-archaeology.blogspot.com/2007/04/moorehead-circle.html

Posted March 19, 2012
Topics: Archaeology

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