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In-Person Event: Native American Artifact Identification Day

Saturday, June 29 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bring your Native American artifacts for identification! Free event, open to the public.

Presented by Institute staff and FOSA volunteers of the Institute of American Indian Studies, Washington, CT and Friends of the Office of State Archaeology (FOSA). Paul Wegner, Co-Director; Craig Nelson, Member and Secretary of the Board of Trustees; Nancy Najarian, Collections Volunteer

The Institute will have selected items, from various time periods, on display for viewing.


Institute and FOSA staff and volunteers will examine and identify objects in 15-min time slots. No appraisals will be made.

Limit 12 items per person – no large collections please

Artifacts should be archaeological materials from New England or North America, preferably the East Coast, such as ceramics, stones, arrowheads, baskets, beaded items, clothing, etc.

Registration required, with a specific time slot, in order to allow for staff and volunteers to inspect and identify the items brought in by the public.

This event will be held at the Avon Senior Center, 635 West Avon Rd., Avon, CT 06001

This event is part of the Unearthing History Paleo-Indian series sponsored by Avon Historical Society, Avon Free Public Library and Avon Senior Center, in partnership with the Avon Land Trust, Farmington River Watershed Association, and the Institute of American Indian Studies in Washington, CT.


Saturday, June 29
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Offsite: Avon Senior Center
635 West Avon Rd.
Avon, Connecticut 06001
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