The Original Vermonters

Skurdenis, Julie
September 1986
Archaeology;Sep/Oct86, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p70
Reports on the artifacts that served as remnants and reminders of the everyday life of the original Vermonters. Arrival of the earliest Vermonters in the extreme northeast corner of what was to become the U.S.; Arrival of Palaeoindians in Vermont by 10,000 B.C.; Dramatic changes in both the topography and climate at about 8,000 B.C.; Palaeoindian sites in Vermont; Introduction of pottery; European settlements in Vermont.


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