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."
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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.
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