Monday, May 24, 2010

[NYSAA-list] "The Zimmerman Site" By Fred Asmus, NYSAA Treasurer

“The Soapstone Culture and the Zimmerman Site"
By Fred Asmus, NYSAA Treasurer
Saturday, June 5th from 2-3pm
At SRAC, 345 Broad Street, Waverly, NY

The Zimmerman Site 36 PI 14 was a multi-level site excavated in the 1960s by the Lenape Chapter #12 of the S.P.A. Emphasis will be on the two lowest levels with carbon dates of 1280 BC and 1650 BC. Presented by Fred Asmus, NYSAA treasurer.

The site was one of the largest in the upper Delaware Valley of PA and reflects what is commonly referred to as the "Soapstone Culture."

Some of the artifacts will be on display, the rest are mainly in the State Museum in Harrisburg, PA.

Admission is $5 per adult, $4 for SRAC members and students. Admission includes entrance to the SRAC exhibit hall.

Deb Twigg Executive Director SRAC 607-727-3111

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