• 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

2018 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!

2018 news

2018 summer events

Summer camps offered at the FSJ archaeological site

2017 Fort St. Joseph Annual Report

Annual Report

Open House panels

Learn more about our 2017 theme on community partnerships by checking out our most recent Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project Open House banners. The 2017 banners are available for loan.

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