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Exhibit materials showing the cultures and timeframe represented by Native American projectile points found in the Town of Warwick, New York.

NOTE; THIS CHART BEING UPDATED FEB. 2019: Timeline of Cultures and Periods (Chart being updated Feb.. 2019)

Exhibit created in cooperation with: Jesse Hofer, Barry Kass, Mark Kurtz, Pat McConnell, Gail Phillips, Mark Phillips, Femi Roecker, Karl Roecker, Sharon Webster, Rich Van Sickle, and New York State Museum Curator of Archaology Jon Lothrop

With grateful thanks for exhibit support and design to Holt Construction, Amanda Holt, and Brad Phillips

(CLICK ON THE IMAGES FOR A LARGER VIEW)

ALL OF THE ARTIFACTS SHOWN WERE FOUND IN WARWICK

Video Learning - Exhibit Interview

Susan Supak interviews exhibit organizer Brad Phillips (audio file and slide show) as part of the Library Out Loud series.

What Type Is It? Helpful Sites

Try these sources to help understand and identify your finds:

How the Tools Were Made

Other Tools - Bannerstone Wings

Other Tools - Scrapers

Other Tools - Flint Knives

Other Tools - Drills

Other Tools - Bird Points

The Van Sickle Moose Elk - Early Human Evidence

The discovery of a prehistoric "Moose Elk" or    in 2007 by Richard Van Sickle gave further evidence of prehistoric animals.  On this collage photo you can see the marks caused by spear points, and the skeleton also suggests it was butchered by humans.  See further info. and photos at: http://albertwisner-montage.auto-graphics.com/#/item-details/entities_10985

Making a Celt Stone Axe

Lenape Talking Dictionary

Powerpoints - Lenape Language, Material Culture & Foodways from the Sloop Clearwater

Paleo ("Clovis"), Plano, Bifurcated, Lamoka

Brewerton, (earlier than Lamoka), Vosburg & Beekman

Normanskill, Genessee, Bare Island

Poplar Island, Untyped Broad Bladed, Wading River

Perkiomen

Squibnocket Triangle, Squibnocket Stemmed, Sylvan Side Notch, Susquehanna Broad

Orient Fishtail, Rossville, Meadowood

Adena, Lagoon, Jack's Reef and Snyder's

Long Bay & Fox Creek

Green, Levanna, Unknown

Paleo or Clovis - Detail

Spear points found in Pine Island - private collection

Plano - Detail

Eared Notched Brewerton - Detail

Un-Typed Bifurcated Base - Detail

Lamoka

Brewerton Assemblage - Detail

Normanskill - Detail

Vosburg - Detail

Genesee - Detail

Meadowood - Detail

Perkiomen Broad Blade - Detail

Bare Island - Detail

Poplar Island - Detail

Untyped Broad Bladed Stemmed - Detail

Fox Creek - Detail

Orient (Fishtail) - Detail

Adena - Detail

Jacks Reef - Detail

Levanna