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Chris Dewey shares maritime history

What we can learn from shipwrecks

Published on February 28, 2018 3:23PM

Last changed on March 12, 2018 11:44AM

Chris Dewey

Cannon Beach History Center and Museum

Chris Dewey

The Cannon Beach History Center and Museum welcomes marine archaeologist Chris Dewey on Thursday, March 15, at 4 p.m.,

Retired naval officer Dewey teaches archaeology and anthropology at Clatsop Community College, and President of the Maritime Archaeological Society. Headquartered in Astoria, the society was created to help document and share maritime history with the public.

Dewey will discuss the tools, techniques, and strategies used to discover and investigate shipwrecks and their histories.

The Cannon Beach History Center and Museum is a private nonprofit that endeavors to make history available to all by offering donation-based admission. All lectures are free and open to the public. The museum is located at 1387 S. Spruce St. in midtown Cannon Beach. For more information visit


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