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Monday, April 28, 2014

Kellogg Environmental Center Presents: Archaeology of Native American Settlements

The Naugatuck Valley Audubon Society, in cooperation with the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, will hold a program on the “Archaeology of Native American Settlements in the Lower Naugatuck Valley Area,” by State Archeologist Nicholas Bellantoni  at 7 p.m. May 20 at the Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby, according to a release.
 
 Bellantoni has been the State Archaeologist for 27 years, the release said.
 
"His presentation will cover 11,000 years of Native American settlement and adaptation in Connecticut and will feature the Naugatuck Valley in terms of specific camp and village sites," the release said.
 
"Bellantoni’s talks are always captivating and give a closer look into the unique archaeological heritage of Connecticut."
 
(An interesting site in Connecticut is 6LF21 )
 
The presentation is open to the public and a $5.00 is requested to cover the cost of NVAS projects, conservation efforts, and future programs including bird walks. Children under 12 are free. Light refreshments will be served after the program.
 
The Kellogg Environmental Center is located at 500 Hawthorne Ave., Derby.   For more information, directions, or to register, call the center at (203) 734-2513 or contact Dennis Kocyla at(203) 734-9325 or dennisk32@yahoo.com     
 

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