Gunston Hall

Archaeology Symposium: Underwater Archaeology in the Mid-Atlantic

Saturday, March 4, 2017
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Come explore the depths of underwater archaeology in the Mid-Atlantic.  Chat with archaeologists about the challenges, the excitement, and their finds.  Hear how archaeology can add pieces to the puzzle about the importance of waterways in the 18th century.

Program includes:

New Directions for Underwater Archaeology in Virginia
John D. Broadwater, Maritime Archaeology Consultant

The Mallows Bay Potomac River National  Marine Sanctuary: A Work in Progress
Susan Langley, Maryland Historical Trust

The Colonial Chesapeake as a Maritime Highway
Pete Lesher, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The 18th-Century Alexandria Ship and the Diffusion of Continental Shipbuilding Traditions to 17th and 18th-Century New England
Jason Lunze, Jamestowne-Yorktown Foundation, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and University of Southern Denmark

Panel Discussion:
Contemporary Challenges in Maritime Archaeology
and Preservation

Refreshments included in registration.

$55 Registration, $45 Friends of Gunston Hall and Friends of Fairfax Archaeology, $25 students.

To register online, please visit our Registration Page.  If you would like to register over the phone, please call 703-550-9220.
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