Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:30pm
History on the Half Shell - a Native American Midden in Milford
Sponsored by: Milford Public Library
Join archaeologist Dan Zoto for a presentation exploring 3,000 years of Native American occupation at the mouth of the Housatonic River. Learn how the site was discovered and how the stone tools, shells, and animal remains were used to piece together a story of land use over thousands of years.
Dan is a Senior Field Archaeologist at Archaeological and Historical Services, Inc. in Storrs, Connecticut. He received a B.A. in Anthropology from UMass, Amherst in 2010 and is currently an Anthropology graduate student at UConn. His research interests include the archaeology of pre-colonial Southern New England, stone tools, and lithic sourcing. Dan served as the Field Director for the Laurel Beach II project.
- Admission: Free
- Milford Public Library
- 57 New Haven Ave.
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