CAMTalks: History Series -- The Bull Brook Site and the PaleoIndian Period in Southern New England (rescheduled)

Saturday, June 3

2:00 p.m.


This talk had to be rescheduled and will take place in the early fall, please check back soon for more details. 

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with Eric Lott, Archaeologist and Trustee at the Massachusetts Archaeological Society  
CAM Auditorium, 27 Pleasant Street, Gloucester, MA 
Registration required for all attendees. Free for members, $10 for non-members 
Livestreamed on Facebook and Vimeo 

Join archaeologist Eric Lott for a discussion on the Bull Brook Site, an over 12,000-year-old Paleo American archaeological site in Ipswich, Massachusetts, and the broader context of the ancient indigenous people who first settled this region. 

As part of the Museum’s ongoing Native Initiative, three drills from Bull Brook are currently on loan from the Peabody Essex Museum and are on display in the Cape Ann Gallery through March 2024. The drills, presented along with a contemporary clay jar made by Gladys Widdis (Aquinnah Wampanoag, 1914-2012) in 2000 and a nineteenth-century basket made by Emma Jane Mitchell Safford (Wampanoag, 1846-1932), demonstrate the length and continuation of Native history on Cape Ann. 

Lott is an archaeologist and trustee at the Massachusetts Archaeological Society, which also holds a collection of objects from Bull Brook. He first presented at the Cape Ann Museum as part of Indigenous Perspectives on Archaeology on April 16, 2022 a panel with Linda Coombs (Aquinnah Wampanoag) and David Weeden, (Mashpee Wampanoag).  

When attending the event, please have your ticket ready and present it to a Visitors Services Representative upon arrival. Please plan on arriving early for an expedited check-in. 

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