Archaeology talk slated at historic site

FORT HUNTER – On Tuesday, Hope Luhman and Delland Gould give a presentation at 6:30 p.m. in the Enders House at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, 129 Schoharie St.

The pair will talk about the archaeology that was done in preparation for the Amsterdam Bridge project, a news release said.

Luhman and Gould from the will discuss the archaeological excavations at the Chuctanunda Terrace site, at the confluence of Chuctanunda Creek and the Mohawk River in Amsterdam. First discovered in 2010 as part of the proposed Amsterdam bridge project, the work was sponsored by the New York State Thruway Authority.

“The Chuctanunda Terrace site preserves evidence of 6,000 years of occupation, beginning with small campsites in the late Archaic period and continuing through to the late 19th century,” a news release said.

Refreshments will be served after the presentation. People interested also can stay for a meeting of the Friends of Schoharie Crossing, the release said.

For more information, call the Visitor Center at 829-7516.