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Author Turnbuill C.J.
Year 1986
Title The McKinlay Collection: Another Middlesex Tradition Component from Red Bank, Northumberland Country, New Brunswick
Series Archaeological Services, Provincial Parks and Historic Sites, Tourism, Recreation and Heritage (of New Brunswick)
Publisher Government of New Brunswick
City Fredericton, NB
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Turnbuill C.J.,
1986 The McKinlay Collection: Another Middlesex Tradition Component from Red Bank, Northumberland Country, New Brunswick. Archaeological Services, Provincial Parks and Historic Sites, Tourism, Recreation and Heritage (of New Brunswick), Government of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB.


This document offers an interpretation of the McKinlay collection originating from Red Bank, New Brunswick. The artifacts from the collection were bought in 1909 by the British Museum. Artifacts include stemmed points, bifaces, scrapers, other chipped stone, celts, boatstone, blocked-end tubular pipes, gorgets, pottery and copper beads. This assemblage is believed to be contemporary with the Augustine and Boucher Sites, since both collections are categorized as part of the Middlesex Tradition and are quite similar. However, there is an absence of Adena Stemmed points and are replaced by the presence of square stemmed points, representing a local tradition. While there is influence from Ohio, there is evidence to support the notion of regionalism among Eastern Maritime Sites. This article continues the discussion of the origin of Adena/Middlesex tradition in New Brunswick, specifically

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