The bedrock of New York and its erosion created the landscape the Iroquois people made their home. It influenced their territorial boundaries, defenses, settlement patterns, trail systems, agriculture, and key natural resources.
The Schenectady County Historical Society is set to host Dr. Chuck Ver Straeten, Geologist at NYS Museum, who will give the talk Geology, Landscape, and the Iroquois Homeland on Saturday, March 7th.
Chuck Ver Straeten is Curator of Sedimentary Rocks at the New York State Museum. He investigates the Devonian Period, c. 400 million years ago.
This event will begin at 2 pm. Admission is $5, or free for SCHS members. The Schenectady County Historical Society is located at 32 Washington Ave, Schenectady.