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Tim Watkins leads forest service archaeological talk in Chittenden

Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. — CHITTENDEN — Green Mountain National Forest archaeologist Tim Watkins will give a presentation before the Chittenden Historical Society on Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. at the North Chittenden Grange Hall, 3 Lower Middle Rd. in Chittenden. The event is free and open to the public.

Watkins will discuss some of the places of importance in the formation of Chittenden and how key individuals and events helped to form the cultural landscape, peppered with popular folklore and his personal observations. He will also address the arrival of the Forest Service in town and the importance of protecting the numerous sites now administered by the Forest Service. Since Watkins has recently moved to this area from the West, he will offer a new perspective on the landscape and ethnological changes taking place in Chittenden over the past 200 years.

For information, please call 483-6471.

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