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The Ship That Held Up Wall Street

The Ship That Held Up Wall Street: The Archaeological Investigation of a Colonial Ship Discovered in Manhattan

An illustrated lecture with Warren Riess taking the audience through a complete site investigation, from discovery through international interpretation, using a colonial merchant ship site as an interesting example. Known variously as the Wall Street ship, the Ronson ship, or Princess Carolina, the ship and its contents have answered a few questions and posed new ones.

Included with museum admission, which is half-price beginning at 5 pm on Thursdays. Free for UofR faculity, staff and students and to Archaeological Institute of America and MAG members.

Co-sponsored by the Rochester Society of the Archaeological Institute of America.

Warren Riess: Maritime Archaeologist, Research Associate Professor, Emeritus at the University of Maine.

Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Memorial Art Gallery
500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607

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