Start date and time: March 12 2018, 12:00 pm

End date and time: March 12 2018, 1:00 pm

Additional Information:

2018 Benton Lecture Series: How Museums are Relevant: Stories From The Front Line
Lectures are held in the Moreland Gallery at the Benton County Historical Museum in Philomath at Noon. Bring a brown bag lunch. Coffee and tea will be served.

Monday, March 12, 2018, noon
Tom Connolly
Kalapuya Archaeology: The Willamette Valley Cultural Record before 1850
The devastating effect of introduced diseases into the Willamette Valley after Euromerican contact left room for misrepresentation and poor understanding of Native Kalapuya life and culture before contact. This talk draws from both archaeological and ethnohistoric evidence to present a fuller view of Kalapuya culture prior to the “great mortality”. Dr. Connolly is the Director of Archaeological Research at the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History in Eugene since 1986.

Lectures are free to members and $5 per lecture for non-members. Tell your friends to join
the Society as individual members for $25 and attend all lectures free of charge.

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