Since 9000 B.C., people have populated
Following the retreat of the last glacier, around 11000 years ago, people have lived in and around
The following stage is called the Archaic Stage, which lasted from 3000B.C. to 1300B.C. This period began after the end of the Ice Age. These people hunted, fished, and gathered nuts. They were less nomadic than Paleo-Indians because they lived in more restricted territories. Projectile points, net sinkers, fish hooks, and other artifacts have been found in
After the Archaic Stage was the short Transitional Stage, which lasted from 1300B.C. to 1000B.C. During this stage, the first pottery of fired clay was made. Artifacts from this stage are also abundant. Many projectile points that have been found belong to the Susquehanna tradition, some of which were made of volcanic material. Apparently, the Susquehanna culture migrated here from
After the Transitional Stage came the Woodland Stage which was from 1000B.C. to when the Europeans arrived. “
It is amazing that the place where we are standing is a place where an Indian stood thousands of years ago.