Decisions and Adaptations on the Frontier: The Russian Cemetery at Fort Ross, Northern California

@article{Goldstein2018DecisionsAA,
  title={Decisions and Adaptations on the Frontier: The Russian Cemetery at Fort Ross, Northern California},
  author={Lynne Goldstein},
  journal={AP: Online Journal in Public Archaeology},
  year={2018}
}
  • L. Goldstein
  • Published 12 October 2018
  • Sociology, History
  • AP: Online Journal in Public Archaeology
This study focuses on stakeholders and changing perspectives on a heritage site. The case study is an historic cemetery within a public state park that was the location of a Russian colony in northern California: Fort Ross State Historic Park. From 1990–1992, I excavated the cemetery at the Russian Colony Ross, which was in use from 1812–1841, and which included Russians, Native Alaskans, Native Americans, and combinations thereof. A total of 135 burials were excavated and reburied. Although…