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Archaeologist to explain artifacts found under Harpers Ferry street

By TIM COOK

The Journal

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. — Call it uncovering local history, with some metaphorical dirt under your fingernails.

About 1,200 artifacts from this historic town’s everyday past were found underneath an original thoroughfare during a recent street reconstruction project. A special presentation by the Baltimore-based archaeologist is scheduled during a special presentation Monday evening at Town Hall to highlight and explain what those recovered objects.

Elizabeth Comer, president of EAC/Archaeology Inc. in Baltimore, monitored the $2.4 million beautification and reconstruction of Potomac Street. On Monday she plans to bring photos and diagrams that document what was recovered during the Potomac Street reconstruction in 2016.

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