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Unearthing History: 2022 Virtual Lecture #5: Update on the scientific analysis of the Brian D. Jones site in Avon, CT

Thursday, October 13 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.

Update on the scientific analysis of the Brian D.Jones site in Avon, CT since its discovery in 2019, presented by David Leslie, PhD, Senior Prehistoric Archaeologist, Archaeological and Historical Services,Storrs, CT. Read the latest article about the site (1/2022)  here.  David will present new findings based on artifacts and new analysis techniques. October is Connecticut Archaeology Month!

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, October 13
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