Thursday, May 20, 2010

Abenaki Artifacts Of Southern Vermont Lecture By Gordon Crandall

Sunday, May 23, 2 PM,
Library Main Room
WigwamGordon Crandall has been practicing archaeology since he was a boy growing up in Northern Vermont.

He calls himself an avocational archeologist and in the past several years has completed several digs in Windham County with students from the Brattleboro schools including homeschooled students in the area.

On Sunday, May 23, at 2 PM in the library's main reading room, Gordon will present a talk on the artifacts discovered in these digs with the students.

The artifacts will be on display during his talk,which include the oldest known pottery chard found in Vermont, will be on permanent display in the Library's Local History and Genealogy Room.

The talk is sponsored by the Fine Arts Commitee of the Brooks Memorial Library. The committee comprised of library trustees, former trustees, and volunteers, is responsible for the care and promotion of the library's collection as well as scheduling and promotion of public art in the library.

Free and open to the public.

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