2021 Virtual Archaeology Course with Gary Wessen

  • Oct 5, 2021 7:00 PM - Oct 28, 2021 8:30 PM
  • Digital - Zoom

    Internet , Port Townsend , Washington 98368, US

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Description

An Introduction to the Archaeology of the Northwest Coast from the perspective of Western Washington 

Taught by Gary Wessen, 2020 recipient of the Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation Award for Career Achievement

Eight sessions, Tuesdays and Thursdays in October from 7 – 8:30 PM 

  • Week 1: October 5 and 7
  • Week 2: October 12 and 14
  • Week 3: October 19 and 21
  • Week 4: October 26 and 28

Course sessions are hosted via Zoom 

This eight-session course offers an overview of the pre-contact archaeology of the Northwest Coast, emphasizing archaeological sites and studies in western Washington.  Participants will review background subjects including Northwest Coast culture, local environmental history, archaeological resources, and local research history.  The course will examine what is known about the archaeological resources and cultural history of the region, briefly considering several specific archaeological sites including the site at Ozette. We will conclude with a discussion of the present and likely future of this region’s archaeological resources.

Date & Time

Oct 5, 2021 7:00 PM - Oct 28, 2021 8:30 PM

Venue Details

Digital - Zoom

Internet , Port Townsend , Washington 98368, US

Digital - Zoom
Jefferson County Historical Society