Falls of the Ohio Archaeological Society

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Riverside’s Archaeology Day!

Jay Stottman has asked us back to the Farnsley-Moreman Landing this year for their annual Riverside Archaeology Day. The event will be Sunday, October 23 at 1pm. Volunteers are always needed and welcome at this public education event. We will have a small booth and will assist Dr. Stottman with the ongoing public excavation near


Current Volunteer Opportunity with FOAS!

Volunteers are needed to work on the Hale Brothers collection.  Help is needed to identify, clean (some are glued to display cases), measure, and enter the artifacts into our database.  This is a large collection and will take a lot of work hours to complete.  The collection belongs to the Clark County History Museum.  FOAS


Calling New Members!

FOAS is looking to add new members to it’s ranks. We are open to all, professionals, amateurs and history enthusiasts alike to join us. By joining FOAS, you’ll be invited to attended lectures from professional and lay people in the field, opportunities to study and train in archaeological survey and excavations, free copies of our


Call for Volunteers: Stemle Collection

We are currently in need of volunteers for the Stemle Collection to sort, label and reorganize artifacts. Bob DeMent will be at the Clark County Historical Museum every Tuesday and Thursday, 1pm-4pm for this purpose. He can be reached at bob.dement@gmail. Thank you!


Dr. Michael Strezewski Presentation

Come to the next FOAS meeting, Saturday November 9 2-4 to hear Dr. Michael Strezewski of University of Southern Indiana discuss the Mann Site. Located in Posey County, this Middle Woodland Site has mounds and earthworks. See how it is related to regional Native American cultures. The meeting will be held at the Jeffersonville Indiana


A New Look!

We’ve just updated our website look!earlier this year, we ran into some issue with our web host which took our site down and some data was lost during that time. We’ve recovered as much as we could and used this to revamp the entire site for a more streamlined look. We’ll be re-adding the galleries


FOAS ARPA Presentation

Recently during one of our September meetings, Keith Keeney from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers talked about ARPA – The Archaeological Resources Protection Act spoke to our group. He showed the group how to interpret the law. For those who missed it, his Power Point presentation can be now be downloaded here. Download Link:


Clark County Museum Fundraiser

The Clark County Museum needs our help with this fundraiser. Thanks! Barb The Clark County Museum, Inc. is participating again this year In the Give For Good Louisville campaign. This is on SEPTEMBER 13th from midnight to midnight. If you’d like to donate to the museum, simply google Give For Good Louisville and search for


FOAS Journal Vol. 9

Our new journals are finally here! Currents of Change vol. 9 features the life and findings of E.Y. Guernsey who conducted extensive work in the Falls and Clark County region. Email abader@ciarch.com to get your copy.


Clark County Museum

FOAS makes contribution to the newly opened Clark County Museum in honor of the memory of former member Jeff Stoner. The money is to be used to provide educational programming for archaeology. Bett Etenohan, FOAS, shown here giving check to Jeannie Burke, Clark County Museum.