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. 


William F. Romain, PHD

William F. Romain, PhD (University of Leicester, 2004) is an archaeologist specializing in archaeoastronomy and ancient religions. He is past research associate with the Newark Earthworks Center, The Ohio State University and has conducted fieldwork in China, Inner Mongolia, Cambodia, Tibet, and the United States. He is a Fellow of The Explorer’s Club, licensed private pilot, and author of three books and numerous articles.



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