Cancellations and Postponements
The Columbia River Maritime Museum and Research Library will be closed until further notice, so our MAS research group will be not be meeting in person for the near future. Read more info about MAS’s changes due to COVID-19 here.
The Northwest Anthropological Association’s annual conference (NWAC) scheduled for March 25 to 28 has also been cancelled.
Keep an eye on our Facebook page for more announcements as they become available.
March 28, 2020 – Event: Underwater Archaeological Society of British Columbia 2020 Shipwreck ConferenceCANCELLED
Join us in Victoria, BC as we learn more about shipwrecks with our friends to the North. The special dinner talk this year is “Frozen in Time: Exploring the Interior of Franklin’s Ships Erebus and Terror” with Marc-Andre Bernier, Manager, Parks Canada Underwater Archaeology Services. The conference includes a talk by our own MAS President Chris Dewey who will present “Maritime Archaeological Society Activities in Oregon.”
April 11, 2020 – Event: Nehalem Valley Historical Society CANCELLED
“Shipwrecks of the Pacific Northwest” – MAS President Chris Dewey will talk about some of the wrecks in the book and focus on updates to the Beeswax Wreck and Glenesslin.
August 01, 2020 – Event: Garibaldi Maritime Museum *TENTATIVE
“Tragedies and Legacies of a Perilous Coast” – MAS Authors will talk about some of the wrecks in the book.
Columbia River Shipwreck Conference
Thanks to all of our volunteers and to everyone who attended the 2020 Columbia River Shipwreck conference in Astoria Oregon on Saturday February 9th with keynote speaker Maritime Archaeologist James Delgado. We had a blast and look forward seeing you at the next one.