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The Cultural Landscape of the Sourlands
April 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
Come and explore the complex landscape history of the dramatic Rock Hopper Preserve with local archaeologist Ian Burrow. We will find old quarries, abandoned historic roads, a stone bridge, massive stone walls, and the sites of early homesteads. There is even a hint of the presence of Native Americans in this intriguing and strangely remote-feeling portion of the Sourlands, on the outskirts of Lambertville.
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Ian Burrow has been an archaeological and cultural resource management professional since 1975, firstly in England and, since 1988, in the United States. In 2015 he founded BurrowIntoHistory, LLC, a company whose mission is to improve the preservation, management and public enjoyment of historic cultural resources in the United States and beyond. For the previous 27 years he worked as Vice President and Principal Archaeologist at Hunter Research, Inc., a well-respected cultural resource management company based in Trenton, New Jersey. Prior to that he held several positions in England, including Director of the Oxford Archaeological Unit (1986-88).
He was the 2015 recipient of the New Jersey Historical Commission’s Richard J. Hughes Award for Distinguished Contributions to Public Knowledge and Preservation of New Jersey History.