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Family Walking Tour: Abenaki Life on the Winoskitegok

As part of Vermont Archaeology Month, take a step back in time on this free, kid friendly walk along the Winooski River (also known as the Winoskitegok or Onion River). Discover what life was like for Native Americans in Winooski long before Ira Allen developed the land. Archaeologist Brennan Gauthier will lead the walk and point out historically significant sites. Stops will include child friendly demonstrations and hands-on activities such as fishing, rope making, flint knapping, and an atlatl throwing contest. After the walk, participants are invited to visit the Heritage Winooski Mill Museum in the Champlain Mill. The event takes place rain or shine. Wear comfortable walking shoes.

Tour will meet in front of the Champlain Mill at 10am.

Later Event: September 21
Educator Open House