Marine Institute open house planned June 12
The Milford Marine Institute will hold and open house at the Gulf Pond Museum on Sunday, June 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Information and registration for this season’s Marine Biology, Marine Biology Art, Bird Identification, Archaeology/Native Culture camps will be available. The institute has one of the most significant collections of large mollusks in the northeast.
A 4,000 to 6,000-year-old full grooved lithic axe, found by the camp in 2011, will be on display as well as a rare double full grooved lithic native axe recently acquired by the institute. Native war clubs will be on display as well as a three-inch long spear found in December of 2015.
The institute is located at 138 Shadyside Lane: Go through the gate of the wastewater facility, turn right, and the museum is on the left.
Items may be brought for identification. Each child who comes will receive a free shark tooth. Call the Institute at 203-874-4000 for information.