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  • Missouri Archaeological Society to hold meeting in Lake Ozark

  • The 2014 annual meeting of the Missouri Archaeological Society (MAS) will be April 4–6 at the Port Arrowhead Resort in Lake Ozark. Established in 1935, the MAS is a nonprofit organization of people who are interested in the prehistory and history of Missouri.
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  • The 2014 annual meeting of the Missouri Archaeological Society (MAS) will be April 4–6 at the Port Arrowhead Resort in Lake Ozark. Established in 1935, the MAS is a nonprofit organization of people who are interested in the prehistory and history of Missouri.
    The three-day meeting will provide an opportunity for professional and avocational archaeologists to interact and exchange information with the public. The meeting is an important part of promoting the investigation, preservation, and interpretation of prehistoric and historic remains in Missouri.
     
    Events
    A welcome reception and meet-and-greet with food and beverages will be held on Friday evening.
    Saturday will feature artifact and other exhibits, posters, presentations on archaeological topics, and an evening banquet. The banquet will feature Koch Lecturer Dr. Glen Doran who will present Life and Death in the Swamp, Windover. There will also be a silent auction along with a publication sale.
    A Paleoindian/Late Archaic workshop featuring presentations about Paleoindian and Late Archaic research will be held on Sunday morning. Attendees are asked to bring Paleoindian and/or Early Archaic points with good provenience from their collections to share with others. Attendees are also encouraged to bring other artifacts for identification or just show and tell. There is no cost for attendees who just wish to attend the Sunday workshop.
    Sunday will also feature a tour of historic Willmore Lodge as well as a presentation by Dr. R. Bruce McMillan about archaeology and lake-area history.
     
    Cost and Contact Information
    The meeting is open MAS members and the interested public. The registration fee of $15, includes admission to all the meeting events, with the exception of the cost of food at the banquet ($21). However, those who pay the registration fee may attend Dr. Doran’s lecture after the banquet at no cost. For those who just wish to attend the Sunday morning activities there is no charge.
    For more information, please contact Lisa Haney at the Missouri Archaeological Society, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897 or call 417-836-3773 or email lhaney@missouristate.edu. Check the website for a PDF of the registration packet and other details at http://associations.missouristate.edu/mas/annualmeeting.html.

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