Join us on Saturday, August 16th as we time travel into the past! A presentation on three ongoing archaeological investigations will provide us with a glimpse of some of Michigan’s rich historical heritage from the British colonial period, the War of 1812, and the twilight of the Age of Sail on the Great Lakes.
Guiding us on our journey into Michigan’s past will be Daniel Harrison is a practicing maritime archaeologist specializing in the Great Lakes. He holds Masters Degrees in Library Science, History, and Anthropology, and is a doctoral candidate in Anthropology, at Wayne State. Mr. Harrison divides his time between his position as Reference Librarian at Henry Ford College, and his field and archival research as a consulting archaeologist with the Detroit Historical Society, Cranbrook Institute of Science, and the National Park Service. He received the Historical Society of Michigan’s award for outstanding preservation and conservation in 2012 for his work on Hull’s Trace, America’s first military road, dating from the War of 1812.
WHEN: Saturday, August 16, 2014
6:00pm: The ExComm meeting begins. All members are welcome to attend.
7:00pm: Mingling begins.
8:00pm: Program starts.
ADMISSION (Exact change appreciated)
Adult members: $4, Adult guests: $5; Children 13 and under: $3
Members receive free admission in the month of their birthday
LOCATION: Northwest Unitarian Universalist Church
23925 Northwestern Highway, Southfield, MI 48075