• Floodplain site

    Main floodplain site where the students dig.

  • French Medallion

    French medallion found at the fort site in 2016.

  • Dr. Nassaney Teaching the students

    Dr. Nassaney showing the students how to look at different soil patterns. 

  • A gun side plate in the palm of a hand

    A fragment of a decorative side plate from a French trading gun

  • 2016 Field students and staff

2019 Application for the Archaeological Field School

Archaeological Field School application

Field positions in archaeology

The Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project at Western Michigan University invites you to apply for one of several anticipated archaeology positions in support of the 43rd annual archaeological field school to be held in Niles, MI. Apply today!

2019 News

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2019 Open House

The 2019 Open House will take place on Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4. The time is yet to be determined. Check back for more details as the date approaches.

2018 Fort St. Joseph Annual Report

Annual Report

The Fort St. Joseph Post

Recent news about the ongoing research, projects and alumni of Fort St. Joseph.

Videos of Public Archaeology at Fort St. Joseph