Two of New England’s Most Important Archaeological Discoveries…Both in CT…Almost Never Happened at All

The Stream Feeding The CT River Valley


The Important Work Done at the State Office of Historic Preservation

This is amazing...two of the most prolific archaeological finds in all of New England...both of which happened in Connecticut (Avon and Wethersfield)...almost went undiscovered were it not for this important resource for our state archaeologist. Listen to the series of events that led to two digs...that helped change the way we now think of our collective past...truly incredible....

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Archaeology of Connecticut

Celebrate Connecticut's rich archaeological heritage. Go on a journey...enjoy the sharing of perspective from noted authorities covering specific periods, sites, finds, and the art of unearthing relics to help tell, or shape, a story. Anchored by the state archaeologist, this program is powered by the Friends of the Office of State Archaeology.