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MES Symposium
Oct 10-Oct 12, 2014

Columbus Airport Marriott, 1375 N. Cassady Ave, Columbus, Oh 43219 in the St Charles Meeting Room III - the same place as last year.

We have an excellent slate of Speakers again this year - Speaker

The Door Admission Fee is $50 but $40 if you register by Oct 9th Register Now!. Again college student are admitted Free!

Staying overnight? The Columbus Airport Marriott (conference rate - $119.00 per night). Make reservations at Book your group rate at the Marriott by 9/20/2014

General Schedule follows.

Friday Oct 10, 2014:
Conference Room St Charles II,
Columbus Airport Marriott

 12:00 to 1:00 pm Registration

 1:00 to 5:30 pm Presentations

 6:00 to - Dinner - you buy
  suggest the Marriott RiverCity Grille

Saturday Oct 11, 2014:
Conference Room St Charles II, Columbus Airport Marriott

 8:30 am Registration
 9:00 to 12:00 Presentations
 12:00 to 1:00 pm Lunch - your buy, suggest the Marriott RiverCity Grille
 1:00 to 7:30 pm Presentations
 7:30 to - Dinner on your own
  suggest the Marriott RiverCity Grille

Sunday Oct 12, 2014:

9:00-11:00am Breakfast on your own & then Farewell

  No Presentations and no organized trips planned this year, as most attendees have seen these sites previous years - Some Suggestions:

Newark Earthworks - Great Circle Earthwork and/or Octagon Earthwork.

Chillicothe area:
Hopewell Culture NHP Hopewell Mound Group Octbe Seip Mound or Serpent Mound

Symposium Location - Directions - Motels

Driving Hint - Check: Ohgo for road construction, traffic tie-ups, etc.

Location: Columbus Airport Marriott, 1375 N. Cassady Ave, Columbus, Oh 43219. Phs: 1.800.228-9290, Fax: 1.614.476-1476, (Click map at left to expand).

Directions: (click map at left for detailed map).
Coming from the West on I-670 - exit 9 right ramp for Airport/Stelzer/Johnstown Rd(stay right for Johnstown Rd), then turn right on Johnstown and another right on Cassady, cross over I-670 and turn left on De Monye & into Marriott parking lot.
Coming from the East on I-670 - exit right ramp for Airport/Cassady Ave(stay left for Cassady). Turn left at traffic light onto Cassady, turn right on De Monye & into Marriott parking lot.

Please Note: There are two Marriotts at this location; MES is in the Columbus Airport Marriott NOT the northern - Courtyard by Marriott Columbus Airport. googleMap

Where to Stay: Stay in the Columbus Airport Marriott or:
Motels in the immediate area: the other Marriott-Courtyard by Marriott Columbus Airport, 2901 Airport Dr 614.475-8530; Staybridge Suites Columbus-Airport, 2890 Airport Dr 614.473-9888; Columbus Airport Country Inn, 2900 Airport Dr 614.478-2900 and Homewood Suite by Hilton Columbus/Airport Dr 614.428-8800

Nearby Accomodations: Best Western Plus Port Columbus, 1450 Airpointe Dr 614.337-8400 < 1-mile away BW; Ramada Inn Columbus North, 6767 Schrock Hill Ct 614.890-8111 10-miles away Ramada


Pay by Check & Send US Mail
Print and complete the Registration.pdf Form and follow the form instructions for mailing. Mail before Thursday Oct 9, 2014 for discounted Early Registration.

Pay by Credit Card or PayPal

Register Before Oct 9, 2014 - Pay using PayPal $40 per person
College students free with ID
Register AFTER Oct 9, 2014 - Pay using PayPal $50 per person
College students free with ID
Add Join MES Now $20 Save $5. Good to Jan. 1, 2015!

Coming Symposiums/Meetings:

MES Symposium weekend October 10-12, 2014. Help MES celebrate "Columbus was Last Day" in Columbus, Ohio!    Speakers    Book your group rate at the Marriott by 9/20/2014

Sep 26-27, 2014 Conference on Ancient America, Marquette MI Information

Nov 1 & 2, 2014 Ancient Ohio Valley Copper Conference at the Washington Community Building, 501 Burkhart Dr, Washington IN 47562. Information

Mystery Stone Structures:
Gobekli Tepe Video

Great Videos
Ancient Celts in America
Celts and Indians More than Cousins?
Cueva de Los Tayos The Crespi Project
Phoenician Inscriptions
Ice-Age Discovery of the Americas Dr Dennis Stanford Talks
Across Atlantic Ice Book authored by Stanford & Bruce Bradley
Ancient Artefacts

Machu Picchu:
Road to the Sky
Decoded Part 3 of 4

Academic Articles:
Ice-free Corridor ? Thesis shows an ice-free corridor not feasible until 11,000BP - after Clovis appeared
Minoan Oil Mining in Pennsylvania?

MES Videos :
Buckhorn aka Middle Fork Ogham Site

Old Maps :
    Mississippi River     Map Translation     Great Lakes Map

Can't find that rare book - Try:        Alibris

     Internet Links

Hocking Hills Site

    copyright 2006 Midwestern Epigraphic Society

What's New?

Upcoming Radio Show
Charlotte and Dr. John Ruskamp, Jr. will be guests on Epic Voyages radio show live Monday September 15 from 9 to 11 p.m. EDT. During that time go to www.inceptionradionetwork.com and click on "Listen to live radio" at the top of that page. Otherwise, click on Epic Voyages attachment above to find out how you can listen to the show on your computer, phone, TV, etc and also how you can call in your questions or comments.

Symposium Oct 10-12, 2014

Fall Quarter Meeting To be Determined

Christmas Holiday Sunday Dec 14, 2014 Giammarco's, 6030 Chandler Ct, Westerville - Same place as last year

History of the Swastika

10 Incredible Texts

Man in N America 50,000 years ago
Mayans in Georgia
Scott Wolter's second series America Unearthed
Who Were the Ancient Sea People?
Ice-free Corridor? - Never Happened!

Visitor Information - The Midwestern Epigraphic Society researches the ancient migrations of mankind around the world especially Pre-Columbian to the Americas and particularly to the Midwest US, as revealed by cultural similarities, archaic writing, ancient world history and evidence found by modern science.
   Contact MES     Inscription Question ?      MES Brochure   

Evidence of Contact
Stone Works
Gunung Padang - Ancient Terraced Pyramid in Indonesia
Murray Tunnel Chamber
    A Ft Ancient Stone Serpent

    Video Viking Runes Short video of Viking ship petroglyph in Quebec
    Kensington Rune Stone crypto analysis by Howard Burtness
    Did the Chinese Discover America features Dr S L Lee
    Belitung Shipwreck in Indonesia (1998)
    1434 Gavin Menzies Home Page
    Chinese coin in Africa
Fauna & Flora
    Diffusion of Plants & Animals before 1492
    Archives of Cultural Exchanges
    The Duhar Dark Irish in the Carolinas! Fireworks, deer herds and more...
    Genes Link Australia with India Migration from India to Austrailia
    Celtic Ogham in Utah
    Translating the Indus Script
    The Proto-Ogams Neolithic Ogam
    The Great Long Tailed Serpent Iconographic study of Serpent Mound
    Southwestern Iberian Stones A discussion of the translation
    Ptolemaist Celtiberians Some BC artifacts with Celtiberian symbols
    The Weissenhorn Tablets Nine inscribed stones found in southern Germany

    Shop Buy Member's books and MES DVDs
    Who Discovered America? Gavin Menzies and Ian Hudson new book
    Hooked X "Akhenaten to the Founding Fathers: The Mysteries of the Hooked X" by Scott Wolter
    Asian Echoes second edition by Dr John Ruskamp
    Detail Recording of Petroglyphs Daniel L Merrill tells how - without damaging rock art, lichens or patina.
    Fusang Lam Yee Din Symposiun Talk Notes.

Other Resources
    Past Symposiums & Field Trips

Books and Online Articles
    E P Vining Book: The Inglorious Columbus
    Charles G. Leland Book: Fusang; or the Discovery of America by Chinese Buddhist Priest in the Fifth Century
    Pale Ink by Henriette Mertz
    Academia Read Member WEB Articles
    Migration & Diffusion      Austrian ethnologist Dr Christine Pellech hosts this webpage - Another place for members & friends' articles...

Selected Bibliography
    Stephen C Jett Publications 91 pages docx format
Pre-Columbian American History Vincent J Moody