Exploring 40 years of marine archaeology

11th century glass wreck in Turkey.

The Welland Museum will be hosting a special speaker on Wednesday Oct. 3/2018, Ken Cassavoy will discussing his 40 years of discovery as a marine archaeologist as part of the ongoing Walks and Talks Series.

“This underwater voyage takes you from a 4500-year-old native fish weir site in central Ontario, to an 11th century “Glass Wreck” in the Mediterranean Sea, to an 1812 Royal Navy Warship wrecked on Lake Huron – with short stops at several other underwater archaeological sites (shipwrecks, a sunken city, a prehistoric portage site) in between,” a press release from the Welland Museum said.  “Learn about the unique challenges presented by each of the major underwater sites discussed, the tools and techniques used to overcome these challenges…and meet some very interesting people along the way.”

The presentation begins at 7 p.m. at the Welland Museum, Wednesday Oct. 3/2018. It is a free event, but, people are asked to call the museum at 905 732 2215 to reserve a seat.

 


 

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