Category Archives: Archaeology

Update on Our Recent Archaeology

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Does anyone know this the “K” icon on this east campus map?

Does anyone know the “K” on this map of the east campus trials on Suffield Academy? The “K” is located on the bottom right by the green paper. The “K” point is actually off the major trail as indicated by … Continue reading

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Winter SOLO Finds its First Geo Cache

Hidden at the southern portion of Stony Brook Park, this Geo Cache site illuminated interesting archaeological remains of a colonial mill site. Just a few paces north of Cain’s Pond, the Cain’s Pond Dam Geo Cache was worth downloading and … Continue reading

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Have you been on a Geocaching adventure in the outdoors?

 What do you know about this culture? Which ones should we explore to find out more about Geocaching? How can we discriminate a good model for us?  In the future, could we create Geocaches that illuminate some of our archeological … Continue reading

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Does Anyone know the story behind this stone fireplace near the Metacomet Trail in East Granby?

East Granby Rec. Area/Metacomet Trail, a set on Flickr. I came across this stone fireplace while hiking in the East Granby Farms Recreational Area on the way to the Metacomet Trail.  http://www.walkct.org/walks/walkdetail.php?id=1azH5NEGo9  We also discoverd an interesting abandoned stone wall near … Continue reading

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The Lighthouse Tour at Peoples State Forest

This trail in Peoples State Forest is another reminder that colonial artifacts can be just off any nature trail in the state of Connecticut. The signs along the trail are very informative as they point out parts of the community, … Continue reading

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