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Formerly the American Indian Archaeological Institute, this facility focuses on the history and culture of the Native American. In addition to the museum's permanent exhibit - As We Tell Our Stories: Living Traditions and the Algonkian Peoples of Indian New England - is a re-creation of a 17th Century Algonkian village, complete with longhouse and other structures. The museum has artifacts dating back 10,000 years and an outdoor simulated archaeological site. Study of artifacts is a continuing project. The work of American Indian artists is periodically showcased.

Location: PO Box 1260, Curtis Road, Washington Connecticut 06793 Telephone 860-868-0518

Other History nearby:
(Litchfield) All Wars Memorial
(Madison) Allis-Bushnell House and Museum
(Bristol) American Clock and Watch Museum
(Hartford) Ancient Burying Ground
(Cheshire) Baker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum
(Springfield) Basketball Hall of Fame

03/31 Coming to The Washington area
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Contemporary Art Fair Connecticut Norwalk CT April27-28 Modeled after our two sucessful NYC shows at the Javits Center. Each of the two shows will have approximately 100 exhibitors.