Wednesday, October 31, 2012
This is an interesting story in The Washington Post from the news about superstorm Sandy:
Skeleton believed from Colonial times found when Sandy uproots historic tree in Conn.
Police spokesman David Hartman says a woman who was with other bystanders looking at a fallen oak tree called police Tuesday after she saw bones in the upturned roots. Hartman says the tree was planted on the green in 1909 on the 100th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s birth. He says the remains likely belong to one of thousands of people buried there in Colonial times. The remains will be evaluated by the state medical examiner.
Read more here.