Wednesday, September 12, 2007

 

Ohio Archaeology Month October 2007

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Ohio Archaeology Blog
September 12, 2007


Shipwreck Preservation: Permanent Mooring Buoys
October 13, 2007

Event Description: MAST has been busy since its inception working towards creating a way to lessen the impact that humans have on submerged archaeological sites. MAST has been able to buoy 10 Ohio shipwrecks. Ken Marshall, MAST chair, will highlight the shipwrecks, their history, why they were chosen, and the work it takes to make sure that these resources are protected.

Date/Time: Saturday, October 13, 2007; 11 a.m.

Location of Event: Inland Seas Maritime Museum, 480 Main St., Vermillion, Ohio 44089

Sponsoring Organization: Maritime Archaeological Survey Team

Fees: None

Pre-registration: No

Participant Ages: Adults

Other Pertinent Information: While pre-registration is not required a RSVP would be appreciated. This is not as a children’s program but children are welcome.

Contact Information:
Carrie E. Sowden, GLHS/MAST

Phone: 440-967-3467 (extension 6)

Email: shipwreck@inlandseas.org

Web: www.ohiomast.org


Lake Erie Nautical Archaeology, Summer 2007
October 23, 2007

Event Description: Carrie Sowden, Archaeological Director of the Peachman Lake Erie Shipwreck Research Center, will present the history and results of the Great Lakes Historical Society’s summer field season. The Sarah E. Sheldon, a wooden steamer that sank in 1905, was surveyed by PLESRC and MAST. GLHS and MAST also spent the summer investigating 9 possible shipwreck sites that ODNR had discovered in 2004.

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 23, 2007; 7 p.m.

Location of Event: Inland Seas Maritime Museum, 480 Main St., Vermillion, Ohio 44089

Sponsoring Organization: Great Lakes Historical Society

Fees: None

Pre-registration: No

Participant Ages: Adults

Other Pertinent Information: While pre-registration is not required a RSVP would be appreciated. This is not as a children’s program but children are welcome.

Contact Information:
Carrie E. Sowden, GLHS/MAST

Phone: 440-967-3467 (extension 6)

Email: shipwreck@inlandseas.org

Web: www.inlandseas.org


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