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Unearthing History: Virtual Lecture #5: Connecticut’s Paleo-Indian Sites

Thursday, October 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 Farmington Bank Community Foundation that will cover the archaeology, geology, and anthropology of life along the Farmington River, including the Brian D. Jones Paleo-Indian discovery in Avon.

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

Connecticut’s Paelo-Indian Sites. This webinar will feature Dr. Zachary (Zac) Singer, Research Archeologist, Maryland Historical Trust and Dr. David Leslie, Archeological and Historical Services, Storrs, CT. Dr. Singer will present the excavations at the Templeton Paleo-Indian site in western Connecticut and Dr. Leslie will provide an update on the Brian D. Jones Paleo-Indian site in Avon as they begin their fourth year of analysis of the artifacts found there.

Note: this event will run for 90 minutes with Q&A to follow.  October is Connecticut Archaeology Month!

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

2021 VIRTUAL HISTORY SERIES – sponsored by Avon Historical Society, Avon Free Public Library and Avon Senior Center

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