The Marquette Regional History Center presents:
Beads, Rings & Datable Things – GLO #3 Site
February 7, 6:00-8:00 pm
MARQUETTE – Make a date for 6:00 pm February 7 at the Marquette Regional History Center where Jim will be presenting the program “BEADS, RINGS & DATABLE THINGS–GLO#3 SITE.” During this program, Jim Paquette will update information on the recent GLO#3 site archaeological excavation based upon the ongoing analysis of the recovered cultural materials. He will also explain how they were able date this incredible local probable-Anishinaabe family winter hunting/encampment site to the 1630’s! The tell-tale bead assemblage is the oldest assemblage of French glass trade beads ever recovered and documented in the state of Michigan! Of course, those beautiful brass finger rings are the oldest identified iconographic rings brought into the Great Lakes region back at that same time!
Please visit marquettehistory.org or call 906. 226. 3571 for more info.At the Marquette Regional History Center. $5 suggested donation. Call 906.226.3571 for more info, or visit marquettehistory.org
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