Organized in 1958, membership in the Montana Archaeological Society is open to both amateur and professional archaeologists.
MAS 2024 Meeting Coming in Helena!
Get it on your calendar, folks!
The MAS meeting will be held in Helena, May 3-4, 2024. Meeting activities will be held at the Best Western Great Northern Hotel. A block of rooms has been set aside for the price of $175 a night, May 2, 3 and 4. Reservations can now be made at HERE.
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The Montana Archaeological Society (MAS) was founded in April, 1958 during the annual meeting of the Montana Academy of Sciences, held at Montana State University in Missoula. Francis L. Niven of Bozeman was elected the first president of the MAS and helped to promote the early ambitions of the group, namely the education and training of amateur archaeologists interested in working in the field. It was at the second meeting, held one year later at Carroll College in Helena, when the group...
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