History buffs sort through public’s ancient discoveries


Brian Redmond, curator of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, examines pieces presented by the general public. Here he speaks with Larry Eishen of Huntington and looks closely at flint stone used as the cutting end of tools several hundred years ago.

Brian Redmond, curator of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, examines pieces presented by the general public. Here he speaks with Larry Eishen of Huntington and looks closely at flint stone used as the cutting end of tools several hundred years ago.


Visiting expert Jonathan E. Bowen, co- director of the Ashland- Columbus-Wooster Archaeological Research Consortium, looks at animal teeth found hundreds of years ago and on display. He is standing with Brian Mickey and Sharon Denslow, both of the Firelands Center.


Photos by Randy Meyers | Amherst News-Times

The 2nd Annual Firelands Archaeology Artifact Day helped identify hidden treasures. Local experts invited the public to take mystery objects to the research center at the Amherst Sandstone Village on Milan Avenue for inspection.

Brian Redmond, curator of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, examines pieces presented by the general public. Here he speaks with Larry Eishen of Huntington and looks closely at flint stone used as the cutting end of tools several hundred years ago.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/10/web1_IMG_0240cc.jpgBrian Redmond, curator of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, examines pieces presented by the general public. Here he speaks with Larry Eishen of Huntington and looks closely at flint stone used as the cutting end of tools several hundred years ago.

Visiting expert Jonathan E. Bowen, co- director of the Ashland- Columbus-Wooster Archaeological Research Consortium, looks at animal teeth found hundreds of years ago and on display. He is standing with Brian Mickey and Sharon Denslow, both of the Firelands Center.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/10/web1_IMG_0276cc.jpgVisiting expert Jonathan E. Bowen, co- director of the Ashland- Columbus-Wooster Archaeological Research Consortium, looks at animal teeth found hundreds of years ago and on display. He is standing with Brian Mickey and Sharon Denslow, both of the Firelands Center.

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