Fort at No. 4 Plans Two Archeology Talks

Charlestown — The Fort at No. 4 will host two archaeology talks this month. The events, set for April 19 and April 26, at 6:30 p.m., are part of New Hampshire Archaeology Month.

On Saturday, Kris Damon will present “Historical Archaeology in New England,” a look at local life and industry during the 18th and 19th centuries.

The following Saturday, John-Eric Nelson will discuss the history of the Crown Point Road. Built during the French and Indian War to connect the fort with Lake Champlain, it was critical to the movement of troops and materials.

The road, also known as the military road, initially followed an ancient pathway between the Connecticut River and Lake Champlain but was moved and widened many times. It also was used by colonial militias during the Revolutionary War.

Admission is a suggested donation of $2 for each talk. For more information go to or email — Staff report