NEXT MEETING: 6:00 PM, Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at the Roundup Lodge in San Lorenzo (Mimbres Valley). Potluck followed by general meeting, then our Featured Speaker: Karen G. Schollmeyer, PhD, preservation archaeologist for Archaeology Southwest, presenting: "The Cliff Valley in the 14th Century."

Friday, May 31, 2019: GCAS members can join Dr. Schollmeyer at the Woodrow Ruin near Cliff. Meet at 8:00 AM sharp at the Silver City Visitors' Center, 201 N Hudson St.

NEXT FIELD TRIP: Sunday, June 2, 2019: Marilyn Markel leads us to Pictograph Canyon and Ponderosa Ranch. Meet at the Mimbres Ranger Station (on Hwy. 35 about 11 mi. north of Hwy 152 junction) at 10:00 AM sharp.

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On a Committee, GCAS Members?

Daniel Perez UNLV  explains the dig - 3The Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Society of New Mexico (ASNM) is set for Friday, April 26 through Sunday, April 28, 2019, right here in Silver City and hosted by ourselves, the GCAS.

If you've scrolled down this far into our blog you will have already passed the announcement of the ASNM Meeting and all the linky goodness it contains for registrants and other interested parties.

But there are extra opportunities offered exclusively to GCAS members: We need everyone in our group to help in various areas to make this event a success and you have lots to choose from! Please consider:

Committees to handle assorted tasks have been forming and there is one just for you. Friendly and experienced guidance will be provided to all. Please sign up ASAP - like, ASAP - for one or more of the following:

  • Hospitality - be the face of the GCAS! Welcome attendees; process registrations; prepare swag-bags & visitor information; and more.
  • Facilities - be a roadie! Set up, rearrange, and take down tables, chairs, AV equipment, and displays as needed; and more.
  • Program - schedule the day's presentations; support the emcees; double-check what the roadies are doing with the AV equipment; arrange displays and posters; and of course, much more.
  • Field trip - coordinate attendees and their box lunches with the leaders (already assigned) of each of the 5 field trips we offer;


  • Silent Auction - assemble books, art, and other desirable items for the fundraising adventure of a lifetime.

Sign up now! and get further details from:

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