Archaeology Walk – CT Trails Day Weekend

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Archaeology Walk – CT Trails Day Weekend

June 4, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Join us for an Archaeology Walk on the Sherwood Island History Trail. The walk will be led by Archaeologists Dawn Brown and Ernie Wiegand. The walk will include points of interest, terrain, and examining the traces of past inhabitants of Sherwood Island, from 1000 B.C. to the 1940s. The leader will share findings from recent excavations, including Native American, early settlers, and onion farmers.

Along the trail, various sites will be described and examined, and various artifacts, maps, old photos, and recent recoveries will be used to bring the island’s past inhabitants to life.

Leaders: Archaeologists Dawn Brown and Ernie Wiegand

Total Distance: 1.5 miles

Meeting Place: Meet at the Sherwood Island State Park Nature Center. Ask at the Park gate, turn left at East Beach, parking lot is adjacent to the Nature Center.

Rain Plan & Registration Details: Rain cancels.

Pre-registration is APPRECIATED.

Questions and/or participant registration, contact: Cece Saunders,, 203-858-6215


June 4, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Event Category:


Friends of Sherwood Island State Park


Nature Center