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Unearthing History: 2022 Virtual Lecture #2: Ice Age Animals of New England

Thursday, April 7 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Unearthing History: The discovery of a 12,500 year old Paleo-Indian site along the Farmington River in Avon. Join us for a virtual series of lectures, sponsored by a grant from the Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic Committee that will cover the archaeology, genetics, ice age mammals, trade routes and food ways of early life along the Farmington River, with a focus on the Brian D. Jones Paleo-Indian discovery in Avon, Connecticut.

Times are EST: Eastern Standard Time.  Events are free to attend. Webinars will be recorded and posted to the Avon Library’s YouTube Channel.

Ice Age Animals of New England presented by Dr. Sarah Sportman, CT State Archaeologist & Dr. Nathaniel Kitchel, Dept. of Anthropology, Dartmouth College.  They will present the Pope Mastodon (found in Farmington, CT on the grounds of Hill-Stead     Museum) and the Mount Holly (VT) Mammoth, among other animals of the Ice Age.

Please register and a Zoom link will be sent out before the event.

This 2022 VIRTUAL HISTORY SERIES is 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. 

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Thursday, April 7
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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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