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21st Annual Highlands Conference

Orange County Chapter, New York State Archaeological Association and the North Jersey Highlands Historical Society Joint Conference

Saturday, October 27, 2007, Lautenburg Visitor's Center, Sterling Forest State Park, 115 Old Forge Road, Tuxedo, NY

Morning Program, 9:30 am to 12 noon

Guided hike along the new IRON TRAIL led by Donald “Doc” Bayne, Environmental Educator, S.F.S.P. The trail extends behind the industrial ruins including the iron ore concentrator, cable house, along an old road to the original Sterling Mine on the hillside. Good hiking shoes are required.

Afternoon Program, Nancy Gibbs Presiding

1:00 “The Great Algonkian Flint Mines at Coxsackie, NY,” Erich Dratch, Inc. Orange Co. Chapter NYSAA

1:25 “True Blue: Vivianite as a Mineral Pigment,” Carolyn Dillian, Princeton University, Chas Bello, ASNJ, & Nequandra Bowen, Princeton University

1:50 “Drams Along the Mahicanituk,” Susan Allette Dublin, PhD., Hunter College, The Lower Hudson Chapter NYSAA

2:15-“Beyond Cohen, Part 2,” Charlie Sontag, John Wood, Professor Chuck Stead, Ramapo College

2:40-2:55 COFFEE BREAK

2:55“A Theory of Lenape Origins,” Kevin Wright, New Jersey State Park Service

3:20“Jasper Francis Cropsey in Sloatsburg,” Geoff Welch, Curator of Harmony Hall, Ramapo River Watershed Keeper

3:45 “Drawing on the Past,” Kevin Storms, Inc. Orange Co. Chapter, NYSAA

4:10 Exhibition of Paintings by Kevin Storms in Bookroom

Program Chair: Edward J. Lenik

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