2018 Events – Archaeology on Bidwell Grounds

ARCHAEOLOGY ON BIDWELL GROUNDS – JUNE 16, 2018, 10 A.M.

Join Dr. Kerry Lynch, senior archaeologist at UMass Amherst, for a walk and talk around the grounds of the Bidwell House Museum where she willArchaeology 1 report on the enlightening archaeological dig done at the Museum in August of 2017.  Dr. Lynch and her team have spent the last 10 months analyzing their finds and putting together an extensive report on the project.  The soil and the materials recovered tell stories of the previous residents agricultural pursuits, the changes in the building structure and the everyday lives of the members of the Bidwell family who first began living at the site over 250 years ago.  This talk will be held rain or shine and will include some walking on the grounds.

There is a suggested donation of $10 for members and $15 for non-members.

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