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Sun, Jun 09


Ogdensburg History Museum

War of 1812 Archaeology

Dr. Tim Abel is back to talk to us about archaeology!

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War of 1812 Archaeology
War of 1812 Archaeology

Time & Location

Jun 09, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Ogdensburg History Museum, 206 Ford St, Ogdensburg, NY 13669, USA

About the event

The Ogdensburg History Museum is pleased to announce an upcoming presentation on the Archaeology of the War of 1812 in Northern New York. The event will take place on June 9th at 11am at the museum located at 206 Ford St, Ogdensburg.

The presentation will be given by Timothy J. Abel, PhD. Dr. Abel, an adjunct professor of anthropology at SUNY Canton and senior archaeologist at Timothy J. Abel, PhD has completed over 300 successful archaeology projects throughout upstate New York.

Abel received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from the University of Toledo, Ohio, and a Ph.D. from the University at Albany, SUNY. His academic specialties and interests include precontact ceramics, Northeast and Great Lakes prehistory and ethnohistory, the St. Lawrence Iroquoians, military sites, and political economy. He is currently an adjunct professor at SUNY Canton.

During the presentation, Abel will highlight past and ongoing archaeological research on sites related to the War of 1812 in Northern New York. He will discuss the methods used in studying military archaeological sites and how archaeology differs from "collecting." Additionally, he will explain how this research complements the documented archival record of the war.

This event is a unique opportunity for history enthusiasts and those interested in archaeology to learn more about the War of 1812 and its impact on Northern New York. The Ogdensburg History Museum is excited to host this informative presentation and encourages the community to attend.

For more information about the event, please contact the Ogdensburg History Museum at 315-528-0733 or visit their website at This event is free and open to the public.

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