Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History


Wellfleet Tavern Archaeological Site


Digging into the Past presents:

The Wellfleet Tavern Archaeological Site 

Wednesday, August 19th 1pm  

Free w/Museum Admission

The Welfleet Tavern Site was an archaeological project excavated in 1972. Artifacts indicate there was an active tavern on the site at Great Island in Wellfleet from 1690-1740. It served as a drinking and eating establishment frequented by whalers, traders and locals. Learn how the site was found, the excavation process, artifact identification and the story about the people of the tavern.

Presented by Judy Macioci, teacher/naturalist at Mass Audubon in Marshfield, avocational archaeologist and member of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society.