Fort St. Joseph has rotted away since its glory days as a trading post for American soldiers and Native American Indian tribes, reports ABC Channel 57. The Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Advisory Committee wants to bring back what's left of it to educate locals and potential visitors from all across the country. The 3,000 square-foot building would cost the committee $300,000 and the group plans to raise the money for it and a $1 million endowment.
Excerpt: “We’ve been working with Western Michigan University, who’s been doing an archaeological dig and promoting and helping them and it seems like a very natural development to then continue this on a permanent level with an interpretive center,” Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Advisory Committee Chairman Barbara Cook said.
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Source: ABC Channel 57
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