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Bent Site, Glenville, NY

Bent Site

The Bent Site was found in 1959. It dates back to 1930-1350 B.C. Over 1,000 artifacts were found including arrowheads, sinkers and pottery. Animal bones, carbonized acorns and tools were also found. The River People were hunter-gatherers. The Mohawk River directed their lives. The artifacts in the clue picture were found at or near the Bent Site.

Written by Tom Wickland
Photography by Shannon Pierce

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