Topic ID #22561 - posted 8/22/2012 3:47 PM

September is Vermont Archaeology Month

Jennifer Palmer

September is Vermont Archaeology Month
It’s More Than Just Digging!

Discover Vermont’s 12,000 year history through interpretive walks, illustrated lectures, and hands-on explorations. Celebrate our state’s historical past at the grand opening of the new Vermont Archaeology Heritage Center  where you’ll see the artifacts, soil samples, photographs and field notes that unravel Vermont’s past through archaeology.
A Month of Walks, Talks, Workshops & Other Hands-On Events!
Highlights include:
Impacts of Climate Change on Past and Future People     

September 12, 7:00 p.m. - “Climate Change and Human Culture: Lessons from the Past for the Future” -  Montpelier
Internationally recognized archaeologist and climate change expert  Dr. David G. Anderson, offers a global perspective on climate change. Learn More
What Lies Beneath     

September 13, 7:00 p.m. – “What Lies Beneath: 9,000 Years of History at Chimney Point”– Addison
Historian and archaeologist Kate Kenny shares the fascinating historic and archaeological discoveries from the new Lake Champlain Bridge project. Learn More
Reading the Forested Landscape      September 16, 1:00 p.m. – “Reading the Forested Landscape” – Plymouth Notch
Ecologist Tom Wessels leads a guided, interpretive hike through the Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site. Learn More
Atlatl Workshop       September 21-22 – 17th Annual Northeastern Open Atlatl Championship  Weekend– Addison
Make One, Use One, and Watch the Experts during the annual International Atlatl Weekend at Chimney Point State Historic Site. Learn More

More info here.


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