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The Rock Shelter at Saw Mill Ridge, Ivoryton

An excerpt from Follow the Falls: Ivoryton by James Powers. Archaeological evidence throughout the Shoreline and Lower Connecticut RiverValley shows that the region has been occupied by Indigenous people for over 12,000years. During those thousands of years, the area has constantly been transformed bydramatic climatic, ecological and environmental changes. From…