Pine Hawk Fall Programs
Friends of Pine Hawk Fall 2016 Archaeology Programs
Wednesday, October 26, 7 p.m.
FROM PINE HAWK TO TRAIL THROUGH TIME: REVEALING OUR PAST
Former Acton Health Director Doug Halley will describe the discovery of Pine Hawk, the dig, the artifacts found, and its archaeological significance. He will also discuss how the project activated increased interest in historical preservation, which led to the formation of the Friends of Pine Hawk, the creation of the Pine Hawk display, the restoration of the Stone Chamber, and the work on Trail Through Time. Acton Memorial Library; free.
Thursday, November 3, 7 p.m.
UNSETTLING NEW ENGLAND: THE STORY OF THE PEQUOT WAR (1636‐38)
Katherine Grandjean (Assistant Professor of History, Wellesley College) returns this year to speak on her recent research on one of English America’s first violent conflicts with Native people. Set against the backdrop of a hungry and distressed New England, the war culminated in a brutal attack on the Pequot people. Dr. Grandjean will discuss what led to this bloodshed and consider the war's legacies and place in popular memory. Acton Historical Society, 300 Main Street; free.
Sunday, November 6, 1 p.m.
FRIENDS OF PINE HAWK COMMUNITY SERVICE
This annual effort will again take place on the Trail Through Time, a multicultural heritage trail in the conservation lands of North Acton. The focus will be on improvement of the stone dust trails at the historic Wheeler Farmstead and Mills site and trail and mound maintenance at the Stone Chamber site. To volunteer and for details, please contact Linda McElroy at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 978 263 1579.
The Discovery Museums are located at 177 Main St. (Rte. 27), Acton. 978‐264‐4200
Acton Memorial Library is located at 486 Main St. (Rte. 27) next to Town Hall. The parking lot and entrance are accessed from Woodbury Lane. 978‐929‐6655
The Acton Historical Society is located at the historic Hosmer House, 300 Main St. (Rte. 27). 978‐264‐0690
Enjoy these activities presented by the Friends of Pine Hawk, Acton’s local archaeological organization. To inquire about Pine Hawk activities or to be added to the Pinehawk event notification list, please e-mail email@example.com
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