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Events for Sunday February 3, 2019


THE PALEO AND ARCHAIC INDIANS OF NEW JERSEY

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Sunday February 3, 2019
1:30 PM

Jim Wade, former archivist and researcher with the N.J. State Museum will take participants on a journey back to the time of the last ice age, when the earliest Native American peoples entered what is now New Jersey. Discover how these Paleo-Indians lived and survived in an artic landscape filled with strange, prehistoric fur-covered animals, like the wooly mammoth, great elk, and musk oxen - Learn how these earliest people adapted to their harsh environment and hunted with specialized Clovis spear points - See how these prehistoric hunters opened the way for new bands of Archaic peoples who followed, with new innovative stone tools and lifestyles. The program will include a slide presentation and Native American artifacts will be on display.

Washington Crossing State Park Nature Center

Phone: (609) 737-0609

Fax: (609) 737-0627

email: wayne.henderek@dep.nj.gov


 

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