Archaeologist to speak on historic Chinese Quarter dig


March 29, 2017

Join Chelsea Rose for “Rising From the Ashes, the Archaeology of the Jacksonville Chinese Quarter” Thursday, April 6 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles, Oregon. Tickets for the 6 p.m. soup and salad bar dinner and program are $12, 7 p.m. program only is $5. Reservations are required by April 3. For tickets or more information, call (541) 296-8600 ext. 201 or visit

An archaeological excavation done in Southern Oregon’s Jacksonville as part of the First and Main Street sidewalks project uncovered the remains of a Chinese home that burned September 11, 1888.

The more than 60,000 artifacts recovered from the site are...

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