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Third Thursday Talk: “Prehistoric Artifacts Found at the Clark Site” by Wes Clarke

Thursday, August 18th, 2022 7pm – 8pm

Reservations Required

Nine years of field work at the Nathaniel Clark Pottery site, on The Castle grounds, has yielded thousands of early 19th century objects connected to the Clarks’ manufacturing activity and household life. On rare occasion, prehistoric Native American objects have also been recovered. Castle archaeologist Wes Clarke will illustrate and discuss the prehistoric artifacts found at the Clark site, including their age and use in Native American cultures.

Reservations Required. Space is Limited.




About the speaker:
Wes is a Register Professional Archaeologist and has worked on projects in the American Midwest and Southeast Asia for over 45 years, including field research for Miami University, the University of Tennessee, Ohio Historical Society, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Michigan History Division, Marietta College, and the Ohio Department of Transportation. When Wes came to work at The Castle in 2013, he instituted an archaeological program to investigate the early 19th century Nathaniel Clark family pottery site located on The Castle grounds that is on-going.



This program is donation based and is being offered as both a virtual and in-person option. Reservations are required for both options.


In-Person Attendance *Reservations Required*

Reservations are required for in-person attendance. Please click below to be taken through the registration process. Space is limited.

At this time, masking is optional for in-person attendance. Should any changes need to be made, registered attendees will be notified as early as possible.

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Virtual Attendance:

To register for the virtual option, click below. This will take you to Zoom registration where you will sign-up for this webinar. After completing registration, you should receive an email with information on how to log-in to the webinar.

If you have any questions please contact us at education@mariettacastle.org.

*This webinar may be recorded for future use*

Virtual Registration

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