SPA Annual Meeting
Thank You to Everyone who helped in any way with the 2018 annual meeting of the Society for Pennsylvania hosted by our chapter.
The 2019 Annual Meeting of the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology will be hosted by the Mon-Yough Chapter in California, PA
The Chapter recently updated and published our glossy tri-fold informational brochure. If you need copies of these or some of the SPA membership brochures, or state archaeological information leaflets for distribution at an event or program. Please contact Cheryl Burkett.
Charles Williams Receives SPA 2018 Archey Award
Charles is an active member with the North Fork Chapter 29 participating in our events, programs and excavations. He is currently the chairman of the Scripture Rocks management committee for the Jefferson County History Center. To add to his other professional education degrees, he is currently is pursuing a formal degree in archaeology.
At this time, his current research projects
include: 1. historical ecology of northwestern
Pennsylvania's Clarion River with an emphasis
on past industrial impact (e.g., pollution from
tanneries, etc.) and river recovery; 2. historic
logging industries of the Upper Allegheny
Valley and land use legacies (especially
splash dam effects on stream valleys);
3. historical landscapes and environment of
northwestern Pennsylvania's French Creek
Valley, and the Ohio Country at large, at the time of European contact to early American settlement; and 4. biological place names in Pennsylvania and their relation to environmental determinants.
He has completed numerous presentations at SPA annual meetings and individual chapters and other public venues. A full listing of his published works are available at: http://independent.academia.edu/ChuckWilliams.