The Newton Woolly Mammoth. SRAC archaeologist showcases local excavation

Local archaeologist Ted Keir shows off half of a woolly mammoth molar found between Wyalusing and Towanda in Spring Lake in 1983.
Local archaeologist Ted Keir shows off half of a woolly mammoth molar found between Wyalusing and Towanda in Spring Lake in 1983.

2009-09-22 - Waverly, United States , MATT HICKS

The Susquehanna River Archaeological Center is all about making history come alive, and on Monday co-founder Ted Keir did just that with his presentation of the Newton Mammoth that was excavated near Wyalusing in the mid-1980s. Walter and Jane Newton owned the 58-acre impoundment that housed Spring Lake, and had plans to make it a more suitable recreational area by deepening the body of water and installing an island in the middle for waterfowl propagation, said Keir. When work began in 1983, ho...

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