Falls of the Ohio Archaeological Society

News

August Bits and Pieces

Our next newsletter is out! If you are not currently on the mailing list, then it’s available for download here: Bits and Pieces August 2016. Also our next meeting is this Saturday the 13th, at Clark County Museum. Hope to see you there!


Volunteers: Clark Days

The Falls of the Ohio State Park is in need of some extra hands to help with it’s upcoming event, Clark Days at Falls of the Ohio SP. “Celebrate the life and times of George Rogers Clark with Falls of the Ohio State Park on June 27 and 28. George Rogers Clark Days will run


Volunteers needed!

We were recently contacted about a volunteer opportunity, surveying 5 acres of land near Sherperdsville, KY. If any FOAS members are able to help, please contact Eric Schlarb if you are interested in joining the survey. Read the full details as sent to us via email down below. Volunteers needed to conduct an archaeological survey


Next Meeting: July 9th

Saturday, July 9, we will have our second annual picnic in Ashland Park on the Clarksville riverfront. We will meet at the shelter house around 2pm, this event will replace our regular meeting. We are asking members to provide either a side or desert, Bob will grill brats and hotdogs. This is a great opportunity


Clark County Dig

FOAS will be conducting a public archaeology weekend on the 18 and 19 of June at the Clark County Museum. The museum property is located at 721 Michigan Ave in downtown Jeffersonville. We will get started around 10 both days and dig until 2 or 4 depending on the weather. Our supplies are limited, if


Next Meeting

Justin Carlson, a graduate student at the University of Kentucky, will speak at our FOAS meeting this Saturday, June 11, at 2:00. Justin will speak about his exciting research outside of Crump’s Cave in Warren County, KY where he has documented 4 meters of early Native American occupation of the area. Looking forward to hearing


Falls Point Project Site

We’ve got a new site up! We’ve created a new website exclusively for sharing our progress for our Projectile Point work. Click on it below and check back later for further updates. We’ll be adding more photos and information as we continue to gather data.


River Park Place Archaeological Project

Our last meeting we had Duane Simpson of Amec tell us about the huge River Park Place archaeological project that occurred along the Ohio River east of downtown Louisville. Duane will spoke on 4000 years of prehistory. A terrific presentation and very informative! Thank you for coming out!


Saturday’s Meeting

February 13, 2-4 offers a variety. Anne Bader will be presenting. She will share the latest in Dr. Chris Hays’s ongoing research into the clay cooking balls found at the Clarksville Site and possible connections with the Poverty Point Site in Louisiana. Fascinating! Anne will also share the presentation she gave in November at a


FOAS Journals Available

We’ve added a new Publications section to the website. Now you will be able to download copies of our journals in .PDF form. We’ll be adding more soon. Please note, the most recent issues will not be added to the site just yet, but we do have them and all previous issues available for purchase.