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September 3, 2011

Archeaological Dig At The College Of William And Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia


This photo shows a portion of the archaeological dig next to "The Brafferton" on the campus of the College of William and Mary.  They believe they located evidence of an outbuilding that may have been slave quarters.  Hurricane Irene filled some of the low spots with water, but we are certain more digging is to come.  Click here for more photos and information on Brafferton.

9 comments:

Kate said...

I checked your link and wonder what Indian tribe would have been in the area? I know my Plains Indian tribes but unfamiliar with your area. Digs are fascinating and the workers are so meticulous!

Birdman said...

Amazing to still find these links to the past today.

Lois said...

That kind of thing is always so fascinating to me! Thanks for sharing the link.

Mr. Paparazzo said...

Archaeological dig is a really interesting thing! I hope they will find a lot of golden money! :)
Have a nice weekend!

Mama-Bug said...

I would love to be involved with a project like this. I thrive on old history. Thanks for sharing!

Riet said...

That is so interesting. Wonder what they will find.
Happy weekend

Pat Tillett said...

Hey there!
I would love to be involved with that! Williamsburg is one layer of history on top of another. It's great that it's all still there.

jennyfreckles said...

Sounds like they are slowly piecing together a fascinating history.

Irina said...

I think it is very exacting and hard work, with no certainty in the result. Great.

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