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The London Chapter holds seven monthly meetings featuring a guest speaker(s) on the second Thursday of the month from September through to November and from January through to April. The meeting begin at 7:30 P.M. at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology, Attawandaron Road, London.  Doors will open around 7:00 P.M. and there is time before the meeting for free juice and cookies and to view for free the Museum's exhibits on the precontact and early contact period archaeology of Ontario. Parking is free. For information email us: oaslondonchapter@gmail.com

 
The January meeting of the London Chapter OAS was held on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology with doors open at 7 PM and the meeting starting at 7:30 PM. The meeting featured Dr. Rhonda Bathurst, the new director of the Museum, and was titled: Foreseeing the Past: A Tour of Sustainable Archaeology at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology.  Rhonda gave a tour of Sustainable Archaeology: Western, the only dedicated archaeological 3D and VR research centre in the country. The advanced imaging resources available at SA are creating new research and new meanings of 13,000 years of Ontario’s cultural heritage, which we saw demonstrated in the Museum of Ontario Archaeology’s most recent exhibit: The Virtual Reality Experience.
 

The February meeting of the London Chapter OAS
was held on Thursday, February 9, 2017.  The February meeting, as always, featured Member's Night, with several short presentations by various members.




T
he March meeting of the London Chapter OAS
was held on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology.  The speaker was Dr. Matt Beaudoin of Timmins-Martelle Heritage Consultants who spoke on: Nearly Neighbours: Thinking Through Two Ephemeral Middle Woodland Period Sites in Mount Brydges.



The April meeting of the London Chapter OAS was held on Thursday, April 14, 2017 at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology.  The speaker was Nicole Brandon  of Timmins-Martelle Heritage Consultants who spoke on: Born in a Flame: A History & Archaeology of the Cassady Site, Niagara-on-the-Lake.




The
September
meeting of the London Chapter OAS was held aon Thursday September 14, 2017.  The speaker was Dana Poulton, now retired from D.R. Poulton and Associates, who spoke on: The Archaeological Assessment of the Site of the Flight 621 Disaster (AkGw-304), City of Brampton, Ontario.



The
October meeting of the London Chapter OAS will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology with doors open at 7 PM and the meeting starting at 7:30 PM.  The speaker will be Dr. Peter Sheppard, University of Auckland, New Zealand, who will present on his work in the South Pacific in a talk entitled: 'Outrages' in the Solomon Islands: The History and Archaeology of 19th Century Colonialism in the Western Solomon Islands. As always, there will be free juice and cookies. See you there!



The
November meeting of the London Chapter OAS will be held on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology with doors open at 7 PM and meeting starting at 7:30 PM.  The presenters will include London Chapter members talking about the chapter research project this summer carried out on southwestern Ontario archaeological sites-- exact title to be announced.


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