An Archaeological History of Vermont

February 1, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
One World Conservation Center
314 US Rt. 7S

An Archaeological History of Vermont (Jess Robinson, State Archaeologist)

Jess Robinson will present an archaeological overview of Vermont’s past from the first human entrants into the region, approximately 13,000 years ago, to the arrival of Europeans and beyond. He will highlight recent discoveries and current debates throughout his presentation, including a discussion of a large-scale archaeological site excavation conducted for the Bennington Bypass project. Jess will be happy to answer questions following the presentation.

Jess Robinson, PhD, is the Vermont State Archaeologist in the Division for Historic Preservation. He is from Burlington and lives in Richmond with his wife and son.  Jess has 15 years of experience in Vermont, working as an archaeologist in both regulatory and academic settings. He is a PhD candidate at the University at Albany-SUNY, having received Masters Degrees in Anthropology and English. His graduate work has focused on Vermont’s Native history. Jess has published numerous articles and book chapters on the archaeology of Vermont and the Northeastern region, presenting his findings at local, regional, national and international conferences. He has taught classes at the University of Vermont and Johnson State College.


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