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Digging into the Past; Archaeology in Connecticut
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NameDigging into the Past; Archaeology in Connecticut
Address38 Curtis Road
Washington, CT 06793
Brief DescriptionNew Exhibit
TypeAttraction
CategoryMuseum
DescriptionDid you know that Connecticut contains thousands of archaeological sites spanning 10,000 years? These sites provide insights on important stories about Connecticut’s cultural heritage not found in history books. In this child friendly exhibit learn about the tools and techniques archaeologist use to uncover our past histories. “Dig into the past” at the Templeton Site, a 10,190-year-old “Paleo-Indian” site located on a terrace of the Shepaug River in Washington, Connecticut., Tubbs Shellheap, a 1,000 year old Indian village and shell midden in Niantic, CT. and the 19th Century Schaghticoke Village in Kent, CT that Native Americans have occupied for at least 4,000 years.
Phone 1(860) 868-0518
Emailiais@charter.net
Handicapped AccessibleYes
Websitewww.birdstone.org
Last Updated7/8/2008
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