Ground-penetrating radar screenGround-penetrating radar used to locate graves and buried buildings is one of the instruments featured at Thursday’s event.

Public event to dig into local history

Interested in Canada150, Windsor-Essex local history, archaeology, or geophysics?

The latest event in the Science on Tap series offers the public a chance to hear from the scientists and historians participating in the Canada 150 project “Digging and Imag(in)ing Windsor-Essex History: 150 Years and Beyond.”

  • View poster displays on the WEDigHistory project.
  • See demonstrations of the geophysical instruments used to investigate Assumption and Ambassador Parks in 2017 and 2018.
  • Test your knowledge of Windsor-Essex trivia.
  • Speak with co-directors and UWindsor professors Maria Cioppa (earth and environmental sciences) and Guillaume Teasdale (history) about on-going research that you could be a part of.

It’s all set for 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at the Sandwich Brewing Company, 3230 Sandwich St. The $10 admission includes a beverage.

Find details on the Facebook event page.