The Trap of the Known Place Name:  A Cautionary Tale

Tuesday, October 28th, 7:00pm
By Rita Miraglia, BIA/ANCSA
Meet at the Forest Service conference room upstairs.

Archaeologist Rita Miraglia, and her associates unraveled the tangled history of the place name of Point Steele on Hinchinbrook Island in Prince William Sound.  The tools used included aerial observations of the local geography and the action of erosion and deposition, oral history, historic documents and maps, and aerial photography.  Come and learn how this modern day mystery was solved.