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Wampum Presentation

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Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

July 27, 2013 at 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM

Location: Herkimer Home State Historic Stie

Phone: 315-823-0398

Email: karen.sheckells@parks.ny.gov

Link: http://www.HerkimerHomeAcademy.org

Event Description

Wampum Presentation
Sat., July 27 from 1pm-4pm
Presenter: Scott Reed, Historical re-enactor and craftsman
Scott will exhibit his hand-crafted reproduction wampum belts. He will discuss the significance of wampum in the early American culture, its use in trade, and its real importance in communication and diplomacy. Reed will also exhibit a variety of other artifacts, such as bows, arrow points and peace medals.
Free Public Presentation
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