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We are the New England Society for Amateur Archaeology. We welcome you to our website.

We would like to thank all who have donated their time and gifts to the New England Society for Amateur Archaeology!!

You can contact Secretary Judy Randall Treasurer, Bill and Whitney Moody, PO Box 1617, W. Tisbury, Massachusetts 02575. Email: Phone number: 508-939-9053. If you would like to join the New England Society for Amateur Archaeology, please use these contacts.

Our Society consists of two groups -- the South Shore group and the Connecticut River Valley group. The Connecticut River Valley group will have two meetings per year, a fall and a spring meeting. (NOTE: Please check back for information about registration.) Our regular meetings are held at the South Shore Nature Center, 48 Jacobs Lane, Norwell, Massachusetts 02061 (781-659-2559; FAX 781-659-5924)*. They are open to the public and are free of charge. All are welcome, and you do not have to become a Member to attend. We strongly encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to come and enjoy our Society meetings.

Our Society Logo is a pendant showing two stylized human busts with happy expressions made from a soapstone bowl fragment. The bowl, as perhaps the pendant, dates to the Terminal Archaic period (1200-800 B.C.). This artifact comes from the Connecticut River valley of central Massachusetts and was for years in a collection at Holyoke, Massachusetts. Eventually it was transferred to the Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke and afterwards sold at a Skinner Inc., Discovery auction.

Origin of the New England Society for Amateur Archaeology Logo
By Richard Michael Gramly, ASAA Organizer

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Directions for reaching the South Shore Nature Center