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Great Falls in 2008 by Thomas Flagg



ANNUAL GREAT FALLS SYMPOSIUM
on the Industrial Archeology of the New York - New Jersey Area

Saturday, October 26th, 10am-5pm
At the Rogers Locomotive Works Storage Building
32 Spruce St. in Paterson, in the Great Falls National Historical Park

Please join us for the paper sessions, refreshments and lunch

SCHEDULE: Doors open 9:00 AM for check in and coffee; presentations begin at 10:00 AM

FEE: $25 per person (includes lunch) if received by Oct. 13 and $30 for those who pay at the door. Students with valid ID may register for $7 at door, does not include lunch

TO REGISTER: send your namee(s) plus fee (check payable to "Roebling Chapter, SIA")
        to: RCSIA Symposium, c/o Kelly Ruffel, 154 Oldham Road, Wayne, NJ 07470

FREE PARKING at the Paterson Museum, 2 Market St., Paterson, NJ
        and across the street
DIRECTIONS: CLICK http://roebling-sia/symposiadirections.html

PROGRAM (Mouse over the session titles to see descriptions of them or CLICK for a downloadable pdf.)

  9:00 REGISTRATION, COFFEE AND REFRESHMENTS

10:00 WELCOME
            John “Sandy” Needham, President, Roebling Chapter, SIA

10:15 A GHOST OF MOUNT MORRIS: THE QUARRY & THE ALLIED TEXTILE
           PRINTERS (ATP) SITE

            Patrick Harshbarger, Vice President, Hunter Research
10:45 GUIDED TOUR: THE ATP QUARRY LAWN & ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD WORK
            Janes S. Lee, III, Principal Investigator / industrial archaeologist, Hunter Research
            The group will leave the meeting center and walk to the Quarry Lawn Project site.
            Upon conclusion of the site tour, the group will return to the meeting center.


11:45 PATERSON GREAT FALLS NATIONAL PARK UPDATES & OUTLOOK
            Darren Boch, Superintendent, Great Falls National Historical Park

12:00 LUNCH

  1:30 MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES

  2:00 "LARGE AND LOFTY": HAER DOCUMENTATION OF THE ERIE RAILROAD'S
           1875 PORTAGE VIADUCT

            Matthew Kierstead, Milestone Heritage Consulting

  2:40 INVESTIGATIONS OF THE CAMDEN & AMBOY RAILROAD'S SOUTH
           AMBOY TERMINAL

            Richard Hunter, President and Patrick Harshbarger, Vice President, Hunter Research

  3:15 BREAK refreshments provided

  3:30 FROM "BLACK" MILL TO "WHITE" MILL: A HISTORY OF CLINTON'S
           MILL & MACHINERY

            Elizabeth Cole, Curator of Collections at the Red Mill Museum Village, Clinton, NJ

  4:00 MEETING MANDATES OF THE E.P.A. AT THE GREAT FALLS NATIONAL PARK:
           RECENT SECTION 106 REVIEWS & ASSESSING IMPACTS TO INDUSTRIAL
           HERITGE RESOURCES

            Gianfranco Archimede, Vice-President, Roebling Chapter, SIA

  4:45 CLOSING REMARKS
            John “Sandy” Needham, President, Roebling Chapter, SIA

  5:30  A reception for "The Iron Hand in the Silk Glove: Ruins and Story of the ATP Site in
            Paterson's Great Falls National Historic Park" exhibition for RCSIA members will be
            held at the new Passaic County Arts Center at the John W. Rea House in Hawthorne
            featuring large format silver photography by Gianfranco Archimede.
            All are welcome to attend; refreshments will be served.


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