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Results of 12/12/99 dig

 The three part mold hole


House built in 1850

I want to start out by saying that this will not be the only dig for this house.  Me and Rick showed up at the house at 8:00 Sunday morning to get an early start and it's a good thing that we did.  Most pits that we have dug have been four or five feet deep.  This dig would bring a little surprise to us in the fact that we didn't stand a chance of doing the two to three pits that we were planning on!

We probed the yard first and located two privies and possibly a third.  The first one was a pretty easy locate considering that there was a sunken spot beside of a shed out back that was about a foot deep already.  This is where we started and strangely enough where we ended eight hours later!