Sunday, November 30, 2008

More on Aboriginal Locus

In finalizing the section of the latest Port Tobacco report on the 'Aboriginal Locus,' I was taken aback by the large number of artifacts recovered: 16,041 from seven 5 ft by 5 ft units. Of those, nearly 1100 are aboriginal and, as we've discussed in previous blogs, these appear, for the most part, to be late prehistoric and early historic. This is an amazingly rich area and I'll have more to say about it tomorrow as I look more closely at what we found.

And, as a brief follow up on yesterday's blog, interested readers should refer to the GAC website for more details on St. Nicholas cemetery:


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