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Inroduction to the John Hollister Site (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Brian D Jones.

The John Hollister Site in Glastonbury, Connecticut was occupied from at least 1650 to about 1715. Since that time it has rested quietly beneath an isolated pasture.  Recent archaeological investigations of the site documents how effectively the Hollisters and their tenants were able to adapt to this new land and become socially and economically successful, despite many environmental, social, cultural and political challenges. The site is unique to Connecticut in providing such a rich picture of...

A Pleasant Eighteenth-Century Surprise: The Post-Contact Component of the SB 11 Site in Franklin, Connecticut (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only John Kelly.

In the summer of 2015, the Public Archaeology Laboratory, Inc. (PAL) conducted data recovery excavations at Susquetonscut Brook Pre-Contact Site 11 (SB 11), a multi-component site in Franklin, Connecticut. Prior archaeological investigations had produced a high density of pre-contact artifacts, but very few artifacts that would have suggested a sizeable post-contact occupation. However, the data recovery yielded 1,798 post-contact artifacts, revealing a substantial post-contact component to the...

Preliminary Results from a Late Archaic Site in Canaan, CT (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Mandy Ranslow. Sarah Sportman.

Robbins Swamp is a large freshwater swamp located within the Housatonic River drainage in Litchfied County, Connecticut. Archaeological sites within its environs and along nearby rivers date from the Paleoindian period through the Woodland period, indicating the wetland and nearby rivers and streams were an important resource for Native Americans for over 12,000 years. With the exception of George Nicholas' extensive work for his dissertation, which identified 500 additional sites, few...

War-time Metal Production, Reappropriation, and Use: Spatial Patterning and Metal Technology at an early Seventeen Century Pequot Village (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Megan K Willison.

Site 59-73 is believed, based upon its location and archaeological assemblage, to be the location of several wigwams burned down during the English retreat after the Mystic massacre on May 26, 1637 as described in John Mason’s A Brief History of the Pequot War (1736:32). This village is believed to have been a response to the impeding war with the English. As such, its assemblage and spatial patterning provide a unique perspective into the use and reuse of metallic trade objects during the...