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Native Americans On Fishers Island Booklet

By |2020-05-27T14:22:40-04:00May 11th, 2020|Archeology, Documents|

Amateur archaeologist H.L. Ferguson at site on Fishers Island, 1930s. New booklet examines life for the Native Americans on Fishers Island before John Winthrop, Jr., arrived… Native Americans on Fishers Island is a booklet that explores how archaeological discoveries on Fishers Island illuminate the lives of the people who lived here

Native Americans on Fishers Island

By |2020-05-31T11:08:26-04:00May 2nd, 2020|Archeology, Newsletter 2020|

Island Archaeology New booklet examines life for the Native Americans on Fishers Island before John Winthrop, Jr., arrived… Native Americans on Fishers Island is a booklet that explores how archaeological discoveries on Fishers Island illuminate the lives of the people who lived here hundreds and even thousands of years ago. The document is a

Archeological Exploration of Fishers Island

By |2020-04-17T13:42:17-04:00February 26th, 2013|Archeology, Documents|

Archeological Exploration of Fishers Island, New York. — H.L. Ferguson's 1935 monograph FOREWARD The archeology of an island close to the mainland must necessarily be of the same culture as that of the adjacent continental peoples, although a more or less isolated existence may have

Archaeological Fieldwork

By |2020-04-17T14:04:02-04:00February 26th, 2012|Archeology, Photo Gallery|

These photos show fieldwork at several archaeological sites on Fishers Island during the 1990s. Dr. Bob Funk, New York State archaeologist, and Dr. John Pfeiffer, president of the Connecticut State Archaeological Association, led teams of volunteers and other visiting archaeologists during a decade long project (1986-1996) to discover new information on Fishers Island's prehistory.

Battery Wooster, former site of two 8-inch disappearing guns, Fort Mansfield, Napatree Point, R.I. , circa 2011. Photo by John Leuba.

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