Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Digging Into the Past



                                    The Wellfleet Tavern Archaeological Site, Wellfleet, MA

                                                        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 and avocational archaeologist and member of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society.