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Niagara Parks to Host Virtual Archaeology Speaker Series

March 22, 2021

Niagara Parks

  • Three-part speaker series will explore Niagara’s incredible history revealed through local archaeological findings
  • Virtual events will be held in April, May and June, with full details and tickets available at com/archaeology

Niagara Falls, ON – Niagara Parks will host a three-part virtual speaker series, Beneath the Surface: History through Archaeology, that will dig into Niagara’s history and trace some of its most fascinating stories revealed through archaeological findings. The online events will be held on the third Wednesday of the month in April, May and June.

The series features a line-up of renowned archaeologists and historians, who will be presenting on their own remarkable findings related to Indigenous history in the area along with fascinating recent discoveries uncovered at the Old Fort Erie site.

  • April 21: Jamie Jacobs, Seneca Decolonization through Archaeology
  • May 19: Rob Macdonald & Dr. Martin Cooper, 13,000 Years of Indigenous Settlement in the Niagara Region
  • June 23: John Triggs, 1764 Fort Erie

Additional event details and tickets are available at niagaraparks.com/archaeology Tickets are $15 per event, with access to all three events available for $35, which also includes a season pass for admission to Old Fort Erie. All sessions will begin at 7:00pm.

Media assets are available here.

Niagara Parks

Niagara Parks

The Niagara Parks Commission is committed to a vision of Ontario’s Niagara Parks as one that Preserves a rich heritage, Conserves natural wonders, and Inspires people world-wide. Founded in 1885, The Niagara Parks Commission is an Operational Enterprise Agency of the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries. Its mission is to protect the natural and cultural heritage along the Niagara River for the enjoyment of visitors while maintaining financial self-sufficiency.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, restrictions are in place at Niagara Parks locations. Learn more about what is open and what we are doing to keep our guests safe.