Silver Lake History Hike – Sept. 10
Vermont Archaeology Month Event, 2017
Silver Lake History Hike
Sunday, September 10th, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Meet at the public parking lot (Silver Lake trailhead) on Rt 53, south of Branbury State Park
Free: Children under 16 should be accompanied by an adult.
Researcher & author Bill Powers and retired National Forest archaeologist Dave Lacy will lead a hike to Silver Lake where they will highlight the history & archaeology of the area, from evidence of Native American use and the story of the 19th century settlement, to the development of a popular hotel/retreat on the lake shore, the 100th anniversary of a power generation dam & network, and several decades of National Forest management. Bill will be armed with a collection of historic photographs. PLEASE BRING water, lunch, appropriate walking shoes, & bug repellent and sunscreen if desired. Well-behaved (voice command or leashed) dogs welcome to join us.