News and Happenings

Arts and Craft Fair Cancelled

The 2020 Townsend Arts and Craft Fair has been cancelled. Please join us next year for our 40th anniversary event.

Atlatls, Ancient Hunting Tools of the Nashoba Valley

Hold onto your atlatls because today we’re venturing back to see what the Nashoba Valley was like 13,000 years ago! The two-mile-high ice sheets from the last ice age have just receded, and the land is a wild tundra filled with big game like moose, caribou, and… WOOLLY MAMMOTHS! If you’ve had a chance to…

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Atlatls, Ancient Hunting Tools of the Nashoba Valley

As promised, we’re venturing back in time to the very earliest human habitation of the Nashoba Valley to take a look at the technology of the paleoindians 13,000 years ago! The land which would become Massachusetts looked much different at that time. Most noticeably, there were many fewer Dunkin’ Donuts compared to these days. Furthermore,…

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