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Mud and Muck Society
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We are an Archaeological Surface Collecting Team working in Central Connecticut and New England.

Thanks for taking the time to visit the Mud and Muck Web Site. We are a small group of friends, amateur archaeologists, and surface hunters of artifacts. When we meet as a group, we share finds and keep records. We also take digital photos of our finds as part of this process, thereby allowing us to share them with you herein. Of course, life's responsibilities, time constraints and weather conditions determine our looking time which has become less and less these days. We try to wait until most if not all members have made finds before we meet. Many areas we have looked in the past have been lost to the changing of times.
Unfortunately, the laws of our state do to little to protect archeological sites before they are destroyed and information can be gained. It is however our hobby of passion and we will continue as long as possible to build an informational website and database. A special thanks to our webmaster. Please feel free to contact us or visit our message board.
-- Steve, Co-Founder

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Point & Artifact of the Year are now posted! (Click here.) We had a great meeting March 26th.  Thanks to everyone who attended to help set the record number of participants for a Mud and Muck Society meeting at 23! The pictures we took that day are also posted under 'Member Info'.
Be sure to check back soon!

Quick Links:
Artifact of the YearFinds of All KindsIn Situ PicsNews of NotePoint of the YearRegional Archeaological NewsSpecial FeaturesTariffville ProjectVirtual Reconstruction

Finds of All Kinds

Special Features

What is it?

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Point of the Year
St. Charles Dovetail
Kim Fujio
9500-8000 B.P.
Durham, CT.

Artifact of the Year
Bill Rogers
Wethersfield, CT.

2010 Point & Artifact of the Year Contenders.

Virtual Reconstruction!
See the Cardillo Soapstone Bowl, Co-Artifact of the Year 2005, as it may have appeared when in use!

The Tariffville House Collection Unearthed!

Left: The Tarifville House Collection on display at our January 2010 meeting. Looked great in Kim Fujio's sun room.

In situ pictures
These are photos of artifacts as found in the field.



News of Note:
April 2011
  • Point and Co-Artifacts of the year 2010 are now posted!.
  • Many new postings in Special Features and Finds of All Kinds.

  • Mud & Muck Society Makes News!
    August 6, 2006
    The Herald Press of Connecticut publishes article referencing the Society
    and featuring an interview with Recordkeeper Steven R. Gagnon

    ---Regional Archaeological News---


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    Articles reproduced with permission from A.S.C. Newsletters 2004-2011

    Albert Morgan Archaeological Society

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