Archaeology Day Speakers


Dr. Andy Saywer

Andrew Sawyer is the Site Manager/Site Anthropologist at SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park in Dayton. He has been at SunWatch since September of 2002 is also an adjunct instructor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at the University of Dayton. 


Jeffrey Wilson, M.Sc.

President of Friends of Serpent Mound (FOSM) a registered 501c3 non-profit organization that has been volunteering at Serpent Mound since 2004. Wilson received a Master’s Degree in General Science from Eastern Michigan University located in Ypsilanti, Michigan, where he taught both Physics and Astronomy classes, and helped operate and maintain Sherzer Observatory on a volunteer basis.
Wilson is also the publisher of Serpent Mound Books & Press, and his book about Serpent Mound will be released by the end of 2018.



steve-freeSteve Free

Steve Free is an internationally acclaimed award winning singer/songwriter and recording artist. The winner of numerous Music Industry Awards, he has charted 15 songs on The National and International Charts and was the winner of the 2008 Governor’s Arts award as the #1 Artist in his home state of Ohio. He remains one of the most popular American Artist on European and Australian Radio and one of the most respected folk singers in the U.S.

Archaeology Day Demonstrators

Harold Elam / Flint Knapping

Donnie Tincer / Flint Knapping

Vince Schuler / Atlatl Demonstration

Deks Nordquist / Colonial Life (living history)

Justin Houston & Mark Ball / Native American tools & implements

Thomas Grooms / Ancient pottery

Bill Pickard / Artifact identification