Colonial-Era Trash Pit Found in Maryland

www.archaeology.org | 4/12/2019 | Staff
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ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND—Sewer work in Annapolis has uncovered a brick wall, a drain, a decorative piece of stonework, and an unusual collection of artifacts dating from prehistory, the colonial era, and the nineteenth century in an area of the city where members of the Calvert family once lived, according to a Capital Gazette report. The charter for the colony of Maryland was granted to Cecil Calvert, second Baron Baltimore, by King Charles I of England, in 1632. Archaeologist Matt Cochran of Applied Archaeology and History Associates said the artifacts, which include pearl ware, glassware, and stemmed pipes, appear to have been thrown in...
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