Monday, February 10, 2014

MCAS April 1st 2014 Meeting

Mound City's next meeting at the Missouri History Museum will be on Tuesday, April 1st.

Our business meeting will begin promptly at 6:30p.m.  There will be a short break then the speaker will

begin at 7:00 p.m.

Our program will be"The Mcully Heritage Project" presented byMichelle Berg Vogel, Director

of the Mcully Heritage Project" This project is located just South of Kampsville, Illinois.

Catching up

This blog was abandoned for a while.  We will now try to get on track and get people updated.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Join Mound City members on Election Night for a very interesting subject. Matthew Robb Associate Curator in Charge,Department of the Arts of Africa,Oceania, and the Americas, at the St. Louis Art Museum, will speak about "The Stone Masks Of Teotihuacan,Mexico: Archaeological, historical and Social Contexts"

Vote Early and come and enjoy this talk!

Monday, September 3, 2012

Everybody come and join us on WEDNESDAY,September 5th when Joe Harl of the Archaeological
Research Center, Presents,The Lily Site: A Late Maramec Spring Phase, Late Woodland(ca. A.D.900)
Villa in Washington, Missouri.
There will be a short business meeting which proceeds the talk which will begin at 7:00p.m.

Saturday, July 7, 2012

On Tuesday, August 7 Mound City Archaeological Society will hear from Dr. Timothy Baumann, Curator of Archaeology at Indiana University's Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology.
Dr. Baumann will present "Living on the Edge: The German Ridge Heritage in Hoosier National
Forest." Please join us for this talk. Business meeting 6:45 lecture at 7:00.

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Please join us on TuesdayJuly 3rd When we hear Mary Pirkl, Education Director of the Center for American Archeology in Kampsville, Illinois, presents"Exploring Buried Gardens:TBGOK site.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

On Wednesday, June 6th, we will hear"Sacred and Secluded:Prehistoric Settlement in the Northern Ozarks of Missouri. Valerie Altizer,Research Associate, Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology,
Indiana University is our presenter.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Come to the WEDNESDAY, May 2nd meeting of the Mound City Archaeological Society.
You will hear about the Civil War in Missouri. MODOT Archaeologist, Larry Grantham
will present"An overview of Archaeology and History of the Battle of Pilot Knob".

Friday, March 9, 2012

Please join the Mound City Archaeological Society when we hear a member of the IDOT team
discuss "Recent Archaeological Investigations at the East St. Louis Mound Center." Plan to arrive at 6:45 for a short business meeting with the talk beginning at 7:00p.m. This meeting is Tuesday,April 3rd. We meet at the Missouri History Museum.

Monday, February 6, 2012

Join the Mound City Archaeological Society when we present Terrance Martin PhD, Curator and Chair of Anthropology at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield,Illinois, speaking on "Archaeological Investigations at New Philadelphia in West Central Illinois: Accomplishments after Six Seasons".

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

The evening of Tuesday, February 7th, join MCAS when we welcome Jim Duncan as he presents "Art and Religion of Ancient Cahokia" Business meeting 6:30. Speaker at 7:00p.m.
On Tuesday, Jan. 3rd Join us to hear Dr. Kathleen Ehrhardt,PhD. Present "Joliet and Marquette's Expedition of Discovery down theRiver Mississippi 1673"

Monday, December 5, 2011

Please join the Mound City Archaeological Society members as we hear a talk by Alice Fugate, our Vice-President, as she presents " Journey to Jordan". Meeting at 6:30, talk at 7:00p.m. at the Missouri history Museum in Forest Park.

Friday, October 28, 2011

On Tuesday, November 1st, join us at the Missouri History Museum at 6:30 pm to hear Mr. Michael Dickey speak about "The People of the River's Mouth,In search of the Missouria Indians"

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

On Tuesday, October 4th, Mound City presents Robin Machiran, who will discuss"The Squire Homestead: A Look Into Early American Settlement in the Greater St. louis Area."

Monday, August 8, 2011

Be sure to attend the Mound City Archaeological Society Meeting on Wednesday, September 7th to watch the Second Annual "Mound City Kids Film Festival". Ancient History didn't just happen in far off places,it happened right in your own backyard. Student film crews have produced short documentaries featuring the work of our area's top archaeologists.

Monday, July 18, 2011

On Tuesday, August 2,2011,Please join us at theMound City Archaeological Society Meeting held at the Missouri History Museum, at 6:30 for our business meeting. Then at 7:00 come and listen as our speaker, Dr. Timothy E. Baumann of Indiana University presents"Painting in the Shadows:Negative Painted Pottery
from Angel Mounds."

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

On WEDNESDAY,July 6th join us at the Mound City Archaeological Society Meeting when Joseph Harl of the Archaeological Research Center of St. Louis, presents "The Overlooked Mississippians of East Central Missouri" Business meeting 6:30, speaker, 7:00p.m.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Visit the upcoming Mound city Archaeological Society Meeting on WEDNESDAY, June 1st.
Andrea Adams of the Army Corps of Engineers will present,"Veterans Curation Project:Activist Archaeology at Work Providing Veterans with job training and Employment through the Rehabilitation of Corps of Engineers Archaeological Collections.
Remember this meeting is on Wednesday to avoid Twilight Tuesday.

Sunday, May 1, 2011

On Tuesday, May 3rd, plan to join the Mound City Archaeological Society when we hear a talk entitled "The Gravois Mound Group" given by Dr. Michael Fuller,Professor of Anthropology at St. Louis Community College-Meramec.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

On Tuesday, April 5th,Please join us as we hear from Eric Smith, President of the Three Rivers Chapter of the Missouri Archaeological Society, as he presents " The Endeavors of Captain William J. Buxton" A personal look at how events surrounding the Civil War in Jefferson County left an indelible mark on a family and a community.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Join the members of Mound City as we welcome a new film from C.A.I.R.N. titled "Footsteps into the World Beneath". This will be on Tuesday, March 1st. Join us at 6:30p.m.
The February 1st meeting had to be cancelled due to bad weather. This program will be rescheduled for later in the year. Watch for the announcement later this year.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

On Tuesday,February 1st, attend the Mound City Archaeological Society meeting to hear "Journey to Jordan: Jerash, Petra, and Other Ancient Gems." This program will be presented by our own Vice-President, Alice Fugate. Come at 6:30 for the Society business meeting.

Monday, January 3, 2011

Please join us for our first meeting of 2011 , on Tuesday, January 4th,as we present Dr. Carol Dios-Granados who will speak on "Rock Art Imagery and Artifacts" The business meeting begins at 6:30 and the presentation will be at 7:00p.m.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Come to the Tuesday, Dec. 6th Mound City meeting and hear Dr. T.R.kidder, Chairman of the Department of Anthropology at Washington University, present "Excavating China's Pompeii; Recent Research at Sanyanzhaung, Henan Province."

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Join us for our Tuesday, November 2nd meeting when Andrew Weil Assistant Director of Landmarks Association presents "Sugarloaf and the Mounds of Mound City" The business meeting is at 6:30 and the presentation will be at 7:00.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

On Tuesday, October 5, join us as we hear a presentation from Dr. Timothy Baumann, from Indiana University, entitled,"the Archaeological Discovery of Fort Ouitenon"

Friday, August 6, 2010

Join us on Tuesday, September 7th for the "First Annual Mound City Archaeological Film Festival" At come watch documentaries by Rockwood School District's Center for Creative Learning students and at 7:00 by college students. Topics will include: Leonard Blake, rock art,Paleoindian Research and Cahokia Mounds.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

On Tuesday, August 3rd, our speaker will be Dr. Gregory Vogel, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, Illinois. The topic will be "The 2010 Investigations at SIUE"S Woodland Period, Gehring Site."

Thursday, June 3, 2010

On Tuesday, July 6th, Sophie Kohn, from the Archaeological Research Center of St. Louis, will present "Sacrifice, Cannibalism, and Migration at the Prehistoric Site of Paquime' Chihuahua, Mexico."

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Please join us on Tuesday, June 1st, when our Mound City Archaeological Society meets to hear Meredith Hawkins speak on "Recent Excavations at the 'Becky Thatcher House" in Hannibal, Missouri."

Thursday, April 8, 2010

The Mound City Archaeological Society will not meet in May.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Tuesday, April 6

Mound City's next speaker will be Dr. John Kelly.

His talk will be "The Current State of Affairs at Cahokia: A View From the Top of Monk's Mound."

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

March Meeting

Mound City's next meeting will be on Tuesday, March 2.

Our speaker for tonight will be Timothy Pauketat, Archaeologist, and professor of Anthropology at at University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. His talk will be "Ancient Cahokia, Astronomy, and American Indian Religion: Some Surprising New Discoveries"

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Welcome to the MCAS blog

Please check our blog for upcoming Archaeological events and meetings.

Mound City's next meeting will be on Tuesday, February 2, 2010.

Our speaker will be Joe Harl from the Archaeological Research Center of St. Louis. His topic will be "The Dampier Site: A Forgotten Mississippian Market Center Uncovered on the Missouri River Floodplain in Chesterfield, Missouri.''