Conference on New England Archaeology

Castleton University 86 Seminary St, Castleton, VT, United States

The next Conference on New England Archaeology will be held on Saturday May 4th, 2019 in Castleton, VT.  This year’s meeting is co-sponsored by Castleton University and the Vermont Archaeological Society.  This year’s theme is ceramics, “Ceramics: Connecting Pieces & People Across Time & Status,” and will cover both the pre- and post-contact periods.  The […]

An Engaged Public: Mapping Historic Resources and Landscapes in Westminster, Vermont

Join us online Thursday evening as Dr. Christopher Bergman presents an inspiring public archaeology effort to document the historic landscape of Westminster, Vermont. Find out how the project has been carried out -- and what they were able to uncover (hint: it's a lot more than what would likely be found in the normal course […]


A Relational Approach to Broadspear Lithic Typologies in Eastern North America

Presented by Amy Fox, PhD Candidate, University of Toronto Virtual via Zoom Northeastern North American regional stone tool typologies define three related types of broadpoint: the Atlantic point in the Maritimes and New England, the Snook Kill point in New York and Ontario regions, and the Lehigh/Koens Crispin point in the Susquehanna and Delaware River […]


Ghost Hike

Little River State Park 3444 Little River Rd, Waterbury, VT, United States

Join VAS for a 2 hour ‘crepuscular’ tour to discover and explore the abandoned 19th Century settlement ruins at Little River State Park in Waterbury. Learn more and purchase your tickets here:


Locating New England’s Woodland villages: Landscape-Scale Geophysics in the Upper Connecticut River Valley

Join us for this virtual Zoom presentation by Jonathan Alperstein, graduate student at Dartmouth College There is a general absence of Woodland village sites (~900-1600 CE) in New England’s archaeological record. The lack of these data is due to methodological limitations of current archaeological practices in an understudied region. As a result, the village sites […]


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