About Us

The Archaeology Society of Staten Island was formed in 1962 at Wagner College in Staten Island, NY. In 1963, the Society began a series of lectures that have brought prominent scholars in the various fields of archaeology and anthropology to Staten Island. The Society affiliated with the Archaeological Institute of America in 1964 as The Staten Island Society, AIA.

The objectives of the Society are:

  • To promote study, exploration, and research in the field of archaeology
  • To conduct lectures relating to archaeology
  • To sponsor and encourage archaeological tours
  • To establish and issue publications that disseminate archaeological information

Updated Exhibitor List- 2014 Archaeology Fair

Below is an updated version of our exhibitor list for the 2014 Archaeology Fair to be held in the Spiro Sports Center Gymnasium at Wagner College from 11am-3pm on Sunday, April 27th.  Remember, this event is free and open to the public, and there will be free and convenient parking on the day of the [...]

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2014 Archaeology Fair Exhibitors

Let the countdown begin!  We are only a few short weeks away from hosting the 2014 Archaeology Fair which will be held in the Wagner College Spiro Sports Center Gymnasium on Sunday April 27th from 11am-3pm.  This event is free and open to the public and will include a number of hands-on activities, informative talks, and [...]

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2014 Archaeology Fair

STATEN ISLAND ARCHAEOLOGY FAIR ‘Dig up’ information on archaeology, history, culture, and more! The Archaeology Society of Staten Island and local chapter of the Archaeology Institute of America (AIA) are excited to announce an Archaeology Fair to be held on Sunday, April 27th, from 11AM to 3PM, in the Wagner College Spiro Sports Center Gymnasium. [...]

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