Abenaki artifacts on display at Rokeby Museum
FERRISBURGH — The public is invited to come to the Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh onSunday, Oct. 23, at3 p.m.when Frederick Wiseman presents his work on Rokeby’s Abenaki artifacts.
Rowland E. Robinson had friends among the Abenaki who camped, hunted and fished along the shores of Lake Champlain. He collected baskets, snowshoes and other items, some of which are unique in New England. Frederick Wiseman will share his research into this little-known archaeological and ethnographic collection, featuring some surprising pieces.
Professor Wiseman is an emeritus professor from Johnson State College and directs the Wobanakik Heritage Center in Swanton.
Admission for the program only is$2; program is free with museum admission.
Rokeby Museum on Route 7 between Ferrisburgh village and North Ferrisburgh is a National Historic Landmark designated for its exceptional underground railroad history.
For more information, email [email protected] or call 877-3406.
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