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Texas Heritage Society

September 20, 2012 Meeting

Photo Courtesy of Pat Spackey

Guest Speaker - Jeff Durst

"The Fort St. Louis Archeological Project"

The Texas Heritage Society will host its General Meeting on September 20, 2012 in The Woodlands, Texas at 6:30 P.M.  The meeting will be held at 18 West Shaker Court in The Woodlands.  See map here. 
 

 

Photo Courtesy of Pat Spackey

Our speaker will be Jeff Durst, Regional Archeologist for the Texas Historical Associstion will be sepeaking to us on September 20, 2012. Jeff Durst has a bachelor's degree in English literature and a master's degree in anthropology from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Durst has been actively employed in archeology for the past 18 years, most recently as Regional Archeologist and Project Reviewer for south Texas. Prior to his current position as Terrestrial Archeologist for south and coastal Texas, he served as the assistant project director and then project director of the THC's Fort St. Louis Archeological Project. 
 

Jeff Durst with the Cagles

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Jeff Durst has experience in both historic and prehistoric archeology and has worked in Texas, New Mexico, and Belize (Central America). His educational research has focused on the prehistoric Maya civilization with a concentration on the archeology of the Maya Lowlands. Durst previously was employed by the Center for Archeological Research at the University of Texas at San Antonio and acted as a Project Archeologist conducting archival research, archeological surveys, site excavations, artifact analysis, and report preparation. Durst has authored and coauthored numerous publications and papers on the archeology of Texas, New Mexico, and Belize. 
 

Cannons Found at Fort St. Louis Dig in Texas

Photo Courtesy of Pat Spackey