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Victoria ASBC Talk – Tuesday Oct. 19 – Vikings!

Being crudely made of more than one piece of wood, their ships were fire hazards.

The Vikings are better known as the Haida of the North Atlantic, so I am sure  locals will be delighted to know that Victoria’s newly emplaced Viking Archaeologist, UVIC’s own Dr. Erin McGuire, will be speaking at this month’s Archaeological Society of BC, Victoria Chapter meetings.  As ever, these talks are free and open to the public – they just require a modicum of navigational skill to make it to the Pacific Forestry Centre (see the map below).  Unfortunately, I am on a bad skid of not being able to make the ASBC so regrets in advance, and if the winner of the mystery quiz (below) shows, they will not be getting their free beer.

You want to live where?  Living and dying in Viking Iceland

Dr Erin McGuire, University of Victoria

Tuesday October 19th at 7.30, Pacific Forestry Centre, 506 West Burnside Road (map)

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