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McLean High School Media Center, 1633 Davidson Road

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INTRODUCTORY COURSE IN UNDERWATER ARCHAEOLOGY

The Maritime Archaeological and Historical Society (www.mahsnet.org) is again offering its annual course in underwater archaeology. The course consists of nine evening sessions (7:30-9:30 pm) on Tuesday nights at the McLean High School Media Center, 1633 Davidson Road, McLean, VA 22101 (see schedule below) and possibly a pool session. The cost of the course is $175. (Make checks payable to MAHS, PO Box 44382, L'Enfant Plaza, Washington, DC 20026) Optional course text CD is $25. The class is open to all interested persons (scuba diving certification not required) and will be filled on a first come basis. For further info contact Steve Anthony at show contact info Those unable to make the live sessions might be interested in the course on DVD; see http://www.mahsnet.org/video.php for details.
The Maritime Archaeological and Historical Society (MAHS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit group of avocational underwater archaeology enthusiasts. Recent projects include a Field School in the Key Largo National Marine Sanctuary in conjunction with NOAA and a survey of Bodkin Creek supported by the Maryland Historical Trust. For more information see www.mahsnet.org.
2017 SCHEDULE

Jan 31 Introduction to Underwater Archaeology

Feb 7 Archival Research

Feb 14 No Class - MAHS Bi-monthly Membership Meeting

TBD Tour of USS Constellation, Baltimore Inner Harbor, 10am-2pm (Admission Fee)

Feb 21 Ship's Architecture

Feb 28 Search Methods and Remote Sensing

Mar 7 Surveying, Recording and Mapping

Mar 14 No Class

Mar 21 Photography and Videography

Mar 25 Saturday (Tentative)(optional) Maryland Archaeological Workshop

Mar 28 Conservation of Artifacts

Apr 4 Law and Ethics

Apr 11 No Class - MAHS Bi-monthly Membership Meeting

Apr 18 Project Planning and Reports

Apr 25 Snow Date if earlier sessions are canceled. See http://www.fcps.edu for snow
emergency school closings

Apr/May Possible Survey and Mapping Pool Session Location TBD
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