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Site Visit Archeology Site


When: Sept. 16 (Sat); 9 am

Where: The site visit will be to the Galick site in West Haven, VT. To carpool to the site, meet at the Cavendish Historical Society Museum (1951 Main St., Route 131) at 9 am.

Description: In honor of September being "Archeology Month," the Cavendish Historical Society (CHS) will be sponsoring a trip to the West Haven, VT site of the South Champlain Historical Ecology Project (SCHEP) dig where we have been providing volunteers for the last two years. This is also the site where the Cavendish Elementary School 4th and 6th grade classes visit.

An open house is being held on Saturday, Sept. 16. If interested in participating, meet at the CHS Museum at 9 am. We will carpool to the site-a little over an hour from Cavendish. In addition to seeing the site, there will be a display of artifacts found some of which date back to the Paleo Indian period, more than 11,000 years ago.There will be plenty of opportunity to explore that area

The South Champlain Historical Ecology Project (SCHEP) is is a collaboration between the Vermont Archaeological Society, Castleton University, The Nature Conservancy, the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, and the U.S. Forest Service designed to document long-term human-environment interaction in the southern portion of the Lake Champlain Basin. 

FMI: or 802-226-7807 or the CHS Blog

Earlier Event: September 11
Cavendish Select Board Meeting
Later Event: September 16
Hazardous Waste Collection