Relive the Dig | Alumni Tour of Field School Sites
Athens, OH 45701
Oct. 15 • 10 a.m. - Noon
Professors Elliot Abrams and Paul Patton invite alumni to tour five field school sites on Saturday, Oct. 15. The tour is part of the 30th anniversary celebration of the Field School in OHIO Archaeology. Space is limited, so RSVP early online
Field Site Tours: Facing Monday Creek Rockshelter, Taber Well, Monday Creek Workshop, Payne’s Cemetery and Farmstead. Tours will involve moderate hiking. Vans will leave from campus (Baker Center) at 10 a.m.
We hope to have alumni from each of these digs share their firsthand experience and stories.
Share your story! Share your favorite memories from field school. Or let us know what you’re doing now. Your stories help capture the legacy of discovery and friendship shared by alumni over three decades.
For more information, contact Dr. Paul Patton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 2016 | 30th Anniversary Events
“Digging Up the Past: 30 Years of OHIO Archaeology”
Dr. Elliot Abrams, Sociology & Anthropology Department
6-7 p.m., fourth floor of Alden Library
OHIO Archaeology Field School Alumni Panel
1:30 p.m., 1804 Lounge in Baker Center
- Josh McConaughy, The Archaeology Conservancy
- Basia Howard, The American University
- Staci Spertzel Black, Heberling and Associates
- Tatiana Fox, Tetra Tech
The Prehistoric Use of Rockshelters in the Hocking Valley
Staci Spertzel Black, Heberling and Associates
5:30 p.m., Southeast Ohio History Center
Relive the Dig! Alumni Tour of Field School Sites
Vans leave campus at 10 a.m.
Space is limited, so RSVP early online.
Site tours include: Facing Monday Creek Rockshelter, Taber Well, Monday Creek Workshop, Payne’s Cemetery and Farmstead.
Tours will involve moderate hiking. Please dress appropriately and drink plenty of water.
“Ancient People, Ancient Drinks: The Archaeology of Wine and Fermentation”
Dr. Ruth Palmer and Dr. Bill Owens, Classics & World Religions Department. See event details.
5:30-6:30 p.m., Athens Uncorked
Artifact Identification Day
9 a.m.- Noon, Wayne National Forest Headquarters
“Ohio’s Hopewell Culture: An Explosion of Art, Architecture and Ceremony”
5:30-6:30 p.m., Southeastern Ohio History Center, with reception after lecture