Archaeology of Prehistoric Native Americans in the Western Lake Erie Region

The Archaeology of Prehistoric Native Americans in the Western Lake Erie Region

Saturday March 28, 2009
9:00 am to 6:00 pm
University of Toledo
Field House, Room 2100

Sponsored by the University of Toledo Anthropological Society and the UT Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Purpose of the Conference:

This archaeological Conference is an opportunity for the public and amateur and professional archaeologists to become familiar with prehistoric and historic events in the Western Lake Erie Region. The six presentations of amateur and professional archaeologists from Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Ontario provide a broad range of topics that will educate anyone who is involved due to the breadth of geographical representation. The purpose is to bring more light to bear on the Native American cultures of the Western Lake Erie Region during the time period from 1000 B.C. to 1800 A.D.


Dr. Scott Martin, McMasters University
“The Initial Appearance of Maize in Southern Ontario”

Dr. Robert McCullough, IPFW University
“Late Prehistoric Enclosures and Western Basin Transformation in Northeastern Indiana”

Dr. Jarrod Burks, Ohio Valley Archaeology, Inc.
“Geophysical Survey in Ohio Archaeology: Why Everybody Should Be Doing It”

Patrick Tucker, MA. Anthropology UT and Dr. David Stothers, Professor, University of Toledo
“Historical and Archaeological Investigations at the Stryesynski site (33WO50) During the British and Indian Invasion of Port Miami in 1812”

Donald Simons, Avocational Archaeologist, MAS
“Lithic Types at Late Archaic and Early Woodland Sites in the Saginaw Valley”

Dr. Brian Redmond, Curator of Archaeology, Cleveland Museum of Natural History
“Prehistoric Fishers and Farmers on Sandusky Bay: the Archaeology of the Danbury Site”

Hotel Accommodations:

For Friday night March 27th, Price $59.00 plus 16 % tax for double with Queen beds. Top of the line Hotel. Must register by March 14th.
Mention University of Toledo Archaeology Conference.
Phone 419 535-7070 or

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