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Trini Mendenhall Community Center, 1414 Wirt Road
Houston, TX 77055

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Third Thursday of each month
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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HAS MONTHLY MEETING December 13th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

"Celebrate the Holidays with a Look Back at 2018 With the Houston Archeological Society” - Linda Gorski

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Please join us for the Houston Archeological Society’s final meeting of the year on Thursday, December 13th at 7:00 p.m. at the Trini Mendenhall Community Center, 1414 Wirt Road in Houston. The meeting is free of charge and open to the public. The meeting will also include a special holiday themed snack buffet for members and guests. Please bring a holiday snack to share!

Linda Gorski, HAS President, will present the annual “Year in Review”, highlighting the many projects that the Society has been involved in during 2018 including archeological surveys, excavations and other activities in and around the Houston area. The presentation will include overviews of HAS participation in International Archeology Day at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, the Public Archeology Dig at Kleb Woods Nature Preserve, Archeology 101 at San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site, and our participation with TxDOT and Prewitt and Associates at the Frost Town Project in downtown Houston. She will also report on HAS lab activities, education and public outreach programs, publications, and awards that the Society has received in 2018. Photos of many HAS members will be highlighted in this presentation so come and see yourself on the big screen!

Linda Gorski is serving her sixth term as president of the Houston Archeological Society. She is also a Texas Historical Commission Archeological Steward representing Harris County. Gorski is a published co-author of several books with HAS vice president Louis Aulbach including Camp Logan, Houston, Texas, 1917-1919, which is a detailed account of the activities of the military regiments that trained at Camp Logan during World War I. Their latest publications are entitled Along the Aurelian Wall, Campus Martius and Its Ancient Monuments and the Public Lands of Ostia Antica. These volumes are the first three in a series of self-guided walking tours to ancient archeological sites in Rome, Italy.

Parking at the Trini Mendenhall Center is free of charge. Overflow parking is in the grocery store parking lot across Wirt Road from the Community Center or along the residential street adjoining the Community Center. For more information about this program or about the HAS, please contact Linda Gorski, at lindagorski@cs.com.


HAS JOURNAL 139 NOW AVAILABLE

HAS Journal No. 139 is now available. Complimentary copies may be obtained by HAS members at the monthly meetings. Non-HAS members may purchase copies through Amazon.com. Go to the HAS Journals Section for a link to the publication on the Amazon.com website. Alternatively, copies may be purchased at the HAS Monthly Meetings.


HAS REPORT #30 (Dalmanutha, Rosslands and Sunny Slopes Farms: Three New Fauresmith Industry Sites in the Eastern Cape Province, Republic of South Africa) NOW AVAILABLE

Report #30 – Dalmanutha, Rosslands and Sunny Slopes Farms: Three New Fauresmith Industry Sites in the Eastern Cape Province, Republic of South Africa. This is a special paper on the three Fauresmith Industry sites that Dub Crook has been working on in South Africa. This publication is available free to members of the Society. Members should make sure that they collect their copy of this report at the next monthly meeting. If you wish to purchase additional copies then you can find them on amazon.com. You can find the appropriate links in our List section.

To learn more about the history behind our archeological society contact Publicity/Outreach: publicoutreach@txhas.org.