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Fort Hunter site seeking stories inspired by artifacts

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A jaw harp, pictured here, along with a mangled wine bottle, silver jewelry and King George II coin are artifacts to be featured in short stories as part of a contest initiated by the Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site.
A jaw harp, pictured here, along with a mangled wine bottle, silver jewelry and King George II coin are artifacts to be featured in short stories as part of a contest initiated by the Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site.
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Artifacts drawn from the ground at the Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site represent small bits of life in a community of British soldiers living alongside Native Americans decades before the American Revolution. But jewelry and evidence of trade, games, music, food, drink and weaponry leave much to the imagination. Schoharie Crossing is offering $25 prizes to those willing to tie their own imagination to these artifacts by writing fictional stories based on the finds unearthed ...

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