Sponsored by Western Michigan University and the City of Niles, MI
Saturday, August 13, 2011 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday, August 14, 2011 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Fort St Joseph in South Riverfront Park
Niles, MI 49120
Free of charge, the public is invited to view ongoing excavations and to interact with the student archaeologists. To assist with interpreting the archaeology, an Outdoor Museum with student-created informational panels and artifacts will be on display as well as a Living History demonstrations with professional re-enactors interpreting 18th century life. Speakers, including Western Michigan University professors have given lectures on the archaeology and history of the fort. The 2011 Theme is "Fur Trade of the Fort". visit www.wmich.edu/fortstjoseph for more information about the project.
Dr. Michael Nassaney