BLUE HILL – The Blue Hill Historical Society will be offering a talk by Dr. William A. Haviland on the history of the Native Americans on Deer Isle and Stonington at 7pm on August 24th. Dr. Haviland studied anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, where he received his PhD in 1963. He has done archaeological work in Belize, Guatemala, South Dakota, and Vermont and ethnographic and ethnohistorical research in Vermont and Maine. He has published ten books, including At the Place of the Lobsters and Crabs: Indian People and Deer Isle, Maine, 1605-2005. He is currently professor emeritus at the University of Vermont where he founded the Department of Anthropology and is living with his wife on Deer Isle where he serves on the board of the Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society. The talk will be held in the Carriage House behind the Holt House on Water Street. For more information contact Jan Crofoot at 207 374¬† 3277.
Contact Name: Jan Crofoot
Telephone Number: (207)374-3277