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Stone Tools Brought to Life

Castine -

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CASTINE РEastern Woodland Period objects will be the highlight of the ongoing inventory process at the Wilson Museum from 10am to 5pm on Wednesday, July 21st. Throughout the day archaeologist Charles Paquin will share information on the Eastern Woodland culture and demonstrate the techniques of pecking, polishing and flint knapping stone tools as they were made by the Native Americans living in Maine around 2,000 years ago. Visitors will also have the opportunity to hold and examine selected artifacts from the Museum’s collection.

Charles Paquin has a BA from the University of Vermont where he studied with Dr. William Haviland (now of Deer Isle, Maine) and an MA from Goddard College. For more than 30 years he has been fascinated with a ‚Äúliving history‚ÄĚ approach to anthropology and has incorporated it into classrooms, field schools and summer camps with great success.

The Wilson Museum is located at 120 Perkins Street in Castine. This day of hands-on discussion and demonstration is free and open to the public.  For more information, contact 326-9247 or info@wilsonmuseum.org.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Wilson Museum

Telephone Number: (207)326-9247

Website: http://www.wilsonmuseum.org

Email: info@wilsonmuseum.org