A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the Fort St. Joseph excavation site Thirsday.
The site is the physical remains of Fort. St. Joseph, which was occupied from 1691 to 1781.
Western Michigan University has been doing archaeological work on the site since 1998.
Over the past few weeks teams have been working to find clues about the fort and what life was like in the 18th century.
“We found lead shots, musket balls, rings, a cross made out of silver,” said Alexander Brand, in charge of Site Logistics. “There has been an immense amount of artifacts coming, not counting the bone. Just the data we have been collecting is tremendous.”
This weekend the site will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The open house will feature a living history museum, historical reenactments, and demonstrations of 18th century life.