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Indian Trade Goods in Colonial Maine, 1600-1775

June 19, 6:00 PM

Free

Historian Ken Hamilton will present an overview of the introduction and evolution of European products used in trade between Maine’s Native Americans and the French, English, and Dutch.  Such goods included guns, blankets, kettles, awls, knives, axes, beads, mirrors, red vermillion powder, fish hooks, shirts, wool garment cloth, alcohol, tobacco, small fancy gifts, and even food.  The audience is invited to bring objects from the Colonial era for identification.

This event is part of Winslow’s 2019 Fort Halifax Days celebration.

 

Details

Date:
June 19
Time:
6:00 PM
Cost:
Free

Venue

Winslow Public Library
136 Halifax Street
Winslow, ME
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Phone:
872-1978
Website:
http://www.winslow-me.gov/departments/library/
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