12,000 Year Old Campsite Uncovered In Avon, CT


From the Daily Mail:

An ancient settlement that dates back 12,500 years has been uncovered in Connecticut that was once home to southern New England's earliest inhabitants.
The site was discovered by the Department of Transportation while constructing a bridge over the Farmington River in Avon.
Archaeologists found an open fire pit and a number of posts from temporary housing, along with 15,000 artifacts that were mostly primeval tools.
Catherine Labadia, a staff archaeologist with the State Historic Preservation Office, toldThe Hartford Courant: 'This is the once-in-lifetime opportunity to look [at a site of this age] in Connecticut.'

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