The Maine Archaeological Society is pleased to host thePROGRAM COVER only

Eastern States Archaeological Federation’s 80th Annual Meeting
October 31 – November 3, 2013

at the Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks
ESAF rate of $119/night for rooms reserved prior to September 30, 2013

200 Sable Oaks Dr., South Portland, Maine 04106


Saturday Evening Banquet:
Guest Speaker: Dr. Kenneth E. Sassaman, Hyatt and Cici Brown Professor of Florida Archaeology, University of Florida. Title: “Futurescapes of the Northern Gulf Coast of Florida: How Thousands of Years of Rising Sea Promoted Cultural Resilience.”

The buffet will offer traditional Maine lobster dinner,  or steak, chicken, and a vegetarian option; cost of $40.  Register for the banquet by mailing in the registration form linked below.

Tours: (free and accessed via carpooling)

Tate House, Portland: Thursday, October 31st, 1:00-3:00 pm-
The 1755 home of British mast agent George Tate offers an interpretative study of colonial and early American life through period furnishings and displays of recovered artifacts.

Osher Map Library, University of Southern Maine, Portland, October 31st, 2:00-5:00 pm-
The Osher Map Library houses a premier collection of rare maps, globes, and related resources. The state of the art facility welcomes cartographic scholars and all others with an interested in map study.

The conference program is available here.

Download the conference and banquet registration form.

Registration and membership fees for presenters due by Aug. 31, 2013.
Presenters must be members of ESAF for 2013 and pre-registered for the meeting.

Abstracts due by Aug. 31, 2013. Click here for a printable call for papers.


Book Room and Exhibit Space:ESAF Arrangements
Richard Doyle, Jr.
The Maine Archaeological Society
61 Ledge Hill Rd.
Raymond, ME 04071
Send Submissions to:Dr. Arthur Spiess
ESAF Program Chair
Maine Historic Preservation
State House Station 65
Augusta, ME 04333

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