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The Archaeology of Nassau Mills: The Abandoned Plaster House in Context

Speaker Series: Co-directors James Conolly and Kate Dougherty present the result of an excavation and survey project in 2017 and 2018 at the historic Nassau Mills industrial complex, situated on the Trent University campus. As well as a general overview of the project’s findings and the interplay between written documentation and archaeological evidence, they focus on the history of one of the prominent structures as revealed during excavation.

James Conolly is Professor of Archaeology at Trent University, and studies landscape archaeology and environmental history. Kate Dougherty is Curator and Technician in the Department of Anthropology at Trent University. Her interests include the study of nineteenth and early twentieth century material culture.

Tuesday, 19 October 2021, 7:30 p.m. on Zoom. Register to attend by sending an email note to with “Nassau Mills” in the subject line.

The original CGE powerhouse
The Original CGE Powerhouse