Archaeology Walking Tour: From Bunker Hill through the Big Dig

On October 7, from 12 noon to 1:00 pm. The Tour will be led by Joe Bagley, City of Boston Archaeologist. The Tour will begin on the Steps of the Lodge located at the base of the Bunker Hill Monument. The event will end at City Square and cover over 3,000 years of Charlestown history..  Highlights include the true shape of fortifications on Breeds Hill, the leading business women of the 18th century, Native American sites. The Walking Tour will be held rain or shine. The tour is free and open to the public. Presented by: The Charlestown Historical Society | www.charlestownhistoricalsociety.org and The Charlestown Preservation Society | www.charlestownpreservation.org

The Archaeology of Charlestown’s Evolving Shoreline

October 7, 2014  7:00 to 8:00 pm. Learn about the Environmental reconstruction, historic records, and archaeological surveys which have produced a wealth of knowledge on the shoreline of Charlestown. The talk will explain how the Shoreline has changed. City Archaeologist Joe Bagley will discuss the Native and later Colonial uses of the coast from campsites to the piers of the Charlestown Navy Yard. The talk is free and open to the public. To be held in the Education Room on the lower level of the Bunker Hill Museum. Presented by: The Charlestown Historical Society | www.charlestownhistoricalsociety.org and The Charlestown Preservation Society | www.charlestownpreservation.org

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