Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Anthropologist-archaeologist Michael Gramly headed a summer-long dig at Aziscohos Lake near the Maine-New Hampshire-Quebec border that uncovered some 15,000 stone artifacts. It was the highest altitude Paleo-Indian site in the Eastern United States.
The "Vail Site" was named for rockhound Francis Vail who discovered the site in 1970.
About This Item
- Title: Unusual archaeological site found, 1980
- Creator: Willman, Gene
- Creation Date: 1980-10-16
- Subject Date: 1980-10-16
- Town: Augusta
- County: Franklin, Kennebec
- State: ME, NH
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 20 cm x 25 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1880, Box 3/4
- Collection: United Press International collection
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Broadheads (Arrowheads)
- Paleontological excavations
- Aziscohos Lake (N.H.)
- Archeological excavations
- Indians of North America--New Hampshire
- Indians of North America--Maine
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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