**The Fort St. Joseph Project is suspended for the 2020 season due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  Please continue to check this site for updates on the 2021 season.**

Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project 

Fort St. Joseph was a mission, garrison and international trading post occupied from 1691 to 1781. The Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project is a partnership between Western Michigan University, the City of Niles,  Support the Fort, Inc., and other community groups.  Interested? Join us at one of our public events during our field season!

SUMMER CAMPS:  A decision on the 2021 Fort St. Joseph Archaeology Summer Camp Program will be made in March. Please check back for more information.

FSJ artifact

Lecture Series:  Check back for information on the 2021 Summer Lecture Series 

Fort St. Joseph Archaeology Project Annual Open House - Check back for information on the 2021 Open House. 


FSJ Project

For information about WMU, the Project or archaeology at Fort St. Joseph:

Michael Nassaney, Ph.D
Principal Investigator, Fort St. Joseph Archaeology Program
Professor, Department of Anthropology
Western Michigan University
Western Michigan University Institute for Intercultural and Anthropological Studies