Brennan P. Bajdek is an archaeologist with Archaeological Investigations Northwest, Inc. He holds a degree in Archaeological Studies from the University of Texas in Austin and received his M.A. from Texas A&M University’s Nautical Archaeology Program in 2012. He has over ten years of professional experience in archaeology and archaeological conservation throughout the southern and northwestern United States, as well as parts of Europe. He was the chief conservator of two 18-pounder carronades from the USS Shark, recovered from Arch Cape in 2008. The carronades are currently on display at the Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria.
Burnett Site (Lake Oswego)
The Burnett Site (35CL96), located on a terrace above the Willamette River in a private residential neighborhood within the City of Lake Oswego, is one of the oldest archaeological sites in the Pacific Northwest, dating back to the transition from the Late Pleistocene to the Early Holocene. Over 7,000 prehistoric artifacts were recovered and analyzed …