Port Huron Archaeological Project


The project began in 1975 and has included field investigation and archival research at two historic sites: Fort Gratiot and the Thomas A. Edison Boyhood home, and a Late Woodland Prehistoric site located in Draper Park, all in the vicinity of Port Huron, Michigan. The Project has been a coordinated effort between Oakland University, Michigan State University, St. Clair County Community College, and the Port Huron Museum.

Cite this Record

Port Huron Archaeological Project. ( tDAR id: 367823) ; doi:10.6067/XCV84M95ZR

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contributor(s): Bruce Hawkins

Principal Investigator(s): Richard Stamps

Resources Inside this Project (Viewing 1-13 of 13)

  • Documents (13)


  1. "Animal Remains from Fort Gratiot, St. Clair County, Michigan (1987)
  2. A Comfortable Life: Faunal Analysis of the Edison House site (20SC106), Port Huron, Michigan
  3. "Current Research at Fort Gratiot, Port Huron, Michigan (1986)
  4. Military Buttons from Fort Gratiot
  5. Port Huron Area History: An Archaeological Perspective (1974)
  6. "A Preliminary Analysis of Faunal Remains from Fort Gratiot, Port Huron, Michigan"
  7. Preliminary Excavations at the Edison Home, Port Huron, Michigan (1977)
  8. Report of the Preliminary Excavations at Fort Gratiot (1814-1879) in Port Huron, Michigan (1989)
  9. Search for the House in the Grove: Archaeological Excavation of the Boyhood Homesite of Thomas A. Edison in Port Huron, Michigan 1976-1994 (1994)
  10. Sentries in the Wilderness: Soldier Life at Fort Gratiot, Michigan Territory 1814-1821 (1986)
  11. "A Study of the Historic Clay Pipes Excavated on the Draper Park and Fort Gratiot sites, Port Huron, Michigan" (1977)
  12. Unpublished field notes dated July 22-25 and July 28, 1991 for an archaeological investigation at the site of Fort Gratiot, Michigan (20SC41) in Port Huron, Michigan. (1991)
  13. Unpublished field notes dated July 8, 1992 for an investigation of the Fort Gratiot Hospital cistern and foundation piers at 2108 St. Clair Street, Port Huron, Michigan. (1992)