Final Schedule for the Symposium TOMORROW!

Archaeology of the Civil War
FOFA Spring Symposium 2012
James Lee Community Center, Monroe Gymnasium • 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church, Virginia
Saturday, March 31, 2012

9:00 – 9:05 FCPA Welcome, Dr. Liz Crowell, Branch Manager, CRMPB, FCPA
9:05 – 9:10 FOFA Welcome, Sallie Lyons, President, FOFA
9:10 – 9:20 Sharon Bulova, Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors
Opening Remarks
9:20 – 10:15 Dr. Stephen R. Potter, Regional Archaeologist, National Capital Region,
National Park Service
Antietam and the Archaeology of Tactics
10:15 – 10:30 BREAK
10:30 – 11:00 Dr. Matthew Reeves, Director of Archaeology, Montpelier Foundation
Home is where the Woods Are: An Analysis of a Civil War Camp
Complex at James Madison’s Montpelier, Orange County, Virginia
11:00 – 11:30 Dr. Bernard K. Means, Director, Virtual Creation Laboratory,
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virtual Archaeology and the Realities of War: Creating 3D Digital Models of Civil War Artifacts

11:30 – 1:00 LUNCH (On your own; please see Symposium packet for list of nearby restaurants.)
1:00 – 1:30 Wally Owen, Assistant Director, Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site
Alexandria’s Crimean Ovens
1:30 – 2:00 Kerri Holland, Assistant Archaeologist, John Milner Associates, Inc.
4th Month, No Money . . . No Rations . . . No Pants . . . No Patriotism:
Metal Detector Investigations at the Blenheim Estate in Fairfax City
2:00 – 2:15 BREAK
2:15 – 2:45 Kerry Gonzalez, Lab Director, Dovetail Cultural Resource Group, Inc.
“A Scene of Horror Such as I Never Saw”: A Look at the Great Fredericksburg Region during
the Civil War
2:45 – 3:15 Joseph F. Balicki, Associate Director, John Milner Associates, Inc.
Dr. Liz Crowell, Branch Manager, CRMPB, Fairfax County Park Authority
Fortifying, Fighting, and Foraging: Th e American Civil War in Fairfax County, Virginia
3:15 – 3:25 Screening of Gunston Hall’s Seeds of Independence 2012 Short Film
Between the Lines: Free Blacks Living on Mason’s Neck during the Civil War
3:25 – 3:30 CLOSING
Important Notes: 
Presentations are the intellectual property of the
speakers; audio and video recordings are prohibited.
Still photography is permitted.

If accommodations or alternate formats are needed,
please call 703-324-8563, TTY 703-803-3354.
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About cartarchaeology

We are the County Archaeological Research Team, part of the Archaeology and Collections Branch, Resource Management Division, Fairfax County Park Authority. We are tasked with understanding and managing the cultural resources on Park land throughout Fairfax County.
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