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Showing 8 of 34, the 3849 number sequence demonstrates varying forms and materials used in the production and creation of arrow points. All found in Montgomery County, TN, these artifacts were presented to the Haverhill Archaeological Society by…

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One "arrowhead" from the Philbrick-Day Collection. The enclosed note states that it was found on the Hannah Duston Farm in a post hole. This is carefully boxed and labelled, indicating that it was considered a significant find for the collection.

Showing Numbers 4505 (1), 4800 (2), 4801 (1), 4803 (3), 4804 (1), all were found in Winston Salem, NC, by Frank and Bertha Kanoy. Numbers 4800-4804 were discovered in 1929, while number 4505 was discovered several years earlier in 1921. The sequence…

Number 1710 was found at the Moccasin Bend site located in Hamilton County, TN. Discovered in 1914, the axe is slightly grooved and deeply notched, measuring to be 7.5 inches long and 2 3/4 inches wide.

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From the Cole Site in Merrimack, Massachusetts. Clay and stone pipes and pipe fragments are frequently found in other areas, but seem to be rare here.

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Copper Points from the Walker Camp. Copper artifacts were rare in this collection.

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Drawings by Fred Luce of items from the collection of Phillip Hamilton Martino. In these drawings we have a grooved axe, pot sherds, and a banner stone.

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These three are examples of the large collection of artifacts Fred Luce and his family found at the Haverhill Trotting Park, right in his backyard where they had a commercial plant nursery. Overall, there were at least 800 artifacts found there.

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Drills from Groveland Camps. Woodworking tools, perhaps for drilling wood or bone.

These four pieces of clay pottery were discovered July 16, 1914 by Stanley E. Luce while working in a shell heap. Found in Pilgrim Spring (Cape Cod, MA), these clay sherds were located about 24 inches below the surface.
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