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Missouri River Graveyard of Ships

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 @ 10:00 AM-11:30 AM

On Science Series

Featured Speaker: Steve Dasovich, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Lindenwood University

For hundreds of ships that have plied the waters of the Missouri River, its murky depths are an underwater tomb. Done in by calamities such as fires, explosions, ice floes and run-ins with toppled trees, the river houses the skeletons of hundreds of wood-devouring, smoke-belching steamboats from the heyday of riverboat steamers.

Join maritime archaeologist and Lindenwood University professor, Dr. Steve Dasovich, for a fascinating look at the science and history of preserving the Missouri River’s Graveyard of Ships.

To be held at:

OASIS at the O’Fallon Senior Center

106 North Main

O’Fallon, MO 63366

Registration required.&nbsp FREE to the first 10 registrants, $9 per person thereafter.  OPEN to ALL.  Space is limited.  Middle and high school students welcome. 

For more information, or to register, CLICK HERE, or call 314.533.8586.

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
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