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Hood Canal Bridge - Port Angeles Graving Dock Archaeology Photo Gallery

In August 2003, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) crews began building a steel and concrete facility near Port Angeles for casting concrete pontoons and anchors.  When crews began grading the site, they discovered human remains and cultural artifacts of the Lower Elwah Klallam Tribe and its ancestors.  The discoveries led WSDOT, the Lower Elwah Klallam Tribe, and other state and federal agencies to undertake an extensive archaeological recovery effort at the site.  As the recovery effort continued, many more archaeological discoveries were made.

Archaeological Work

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Artifacts

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