Improvements are coming to Italian Hall Site

Student archeologists from Michigan Tech are surveying the Italian Hall Site. They’re looking for any type of archeological remains underground before improvements can be made to the site. “We’re using remote sensing and a little bit of slightly intrusive testing as a way of helping them plan for taking care of this site to make sure nothing gets damaged in building a new memorial,” said Tim Scarlett, Associate Professor of archeology and anthropology at Michigan Tech. Read MoreWatch the Video




New Funding

Timothy Scarlett (SS), Samuel Sweitz (SS) and Fred Quivik (SS) have received a $15,000 research grant from the Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission for “2012 Public Archaeology at the Cliff Mine.”

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