Living Well in Litchfield County, Connecticut

Archaeology Without Digging
June 3, 2024

Archaeology Without Digging

Archaeology Without Digging: Connecticut History Uncovered  by Ground-Penetrating Radar
with Nicholas Bellantoni, PhD

Monday, June 3 at 6:30pm
Zoom presentation
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Join us for a virtual lecture with Dr. Bellantoni on the use of ground-penetrating radar at historic sites in CT. The lecture will focus on findings of the ‘lost’ grave of  African-American Revolutionary War veteran, Jeff Liberty buried in Judea Cemetery.

About the Lecturer:
Dr. Nicholas F. Bellantoni serves as the emeritus state archaeologist with the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History and is adjunct associate research professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Connecticut. He received his doctorate in anthropology from UConn in 1987 and was shortly thereafter appointed state archaeologist. His duties were many, but primarily include the preservation of archaeological sites in the state. He is a former State Commissioner for the Commission on Culture and Tourism and sat on the State Historic Preservation Council for over twelve years. He is a former President of the Archaeological Society of Connecticut and the National Association of State Archeologists. His research background includes the analysis of skeletal remains from eastern North America. He has been
excavating in Connecticut for almost 40 years.

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