Mary Murphy introduced the speaker John Daershuk , Director Officer of the Archologist OSA.  His topic is:  Abbie Gardner Sharp Historic Cabin Site.  John is a teacher at the University of Iowa.  He has BA from Carleton University.
The Research Center started in 1959.  It has 21 salaried employees plus students and project specific assistants. The Archeologist are associated with Anthropology.  The Office of the State Archaeologist responsibilities are:
Protection of ancient human remains, IA State File (cas.31,000 recorded archeological sites. Research, advocacy and growing and preserving the past.  Educate the public about reporting and appreciating the past.  Collaborate and consultation State Historical Society of Iowa.  Federal Agencies. FHNA, CUE, and FEMA.  
 In 1866 the Abbie Gardner Site as developed.  There are 143 acres.  In 1867 there was the Spirit Lake Massacre killing 33 people.  Abbie was captured when she was 13 years old.  There are sux cabins around Spirit Lake.  The Archeological 
Society is located at 700 S. Clinton St. Iowa City IA.  For more information refer to Archaeology.iowa .edu. 
President Theresa called the meeting to order at 7:07 am. Book Plates were placed on the Dictionaries.  A Volunteer is needed for Mann School.  On 10/28 there will be visitation for Lou Ann Reynolds at the Kirkwood Room. 
There will also be a Diaper Drive at Hy-Vee North Dodge from 10:00 to 2:00.  Trees will be planted on Octobe 28 at District Amana.  ICARP is asking for a $200 donation from each club to help pay for the trees. 
Ann Romanowski talked about Polio Night, October 24, at Midwest One Penthouse 5:15 pm to 6:30 pm.  A $25 donation is being asked as well as a bottle of wine to share. 
Ann said she is expecting around 50. 
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:00 am