All lectures will be held at the DuPont Presbyterian Church, 502 Barksdale Ave, DuPont, located in DuPont’s Historic Village – All lectures are free and open to the public.
Sunday, February 20th at 2:00pm
Arrowheads, Dart Points and Knives, Oh My! Stone Technology of South Puget Sound
The archaeological record of southern Puget Sound displays a rich and varied history of stone tool types and technologies. Scott Williams, Cultural Resources Program Manager at Washington State Department of Transportation will discuss these technologies and some of the unique characteristics of the artifact types in a slideshow and hands-on artifact display.
Sunday, March 6th at 2:00pm
Mysteries Under Our Highways
Archaeologist Pam Trautman and historian Craig Holstine with the Washington State Department of Transportation will each talk about a history mystery connected to Washington’s roads including one under one under 1-5 in Seattle.
Sunday, October 16 at 2:00pm
Powerful Legacy, The Story of Fort Nisqually
Discover DuPont’s early history! Historian Drew Crooks in an illustrated presentation will discuss the history of Fort Nisqually, the Hudson’s Bay Company post on Puget Sound. Affecting both people and environment, this frontier trading station left a strong legacy that endures to the present day.
Free and Open to the public – Donations accepted.
For more information contact Johanna Jones (253) 964-2399 (weekdays) or Lee McDonald (253) 267-5265 (evenings and weekends).