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Sites of ancient culture could be destroyed in company expansion

Sites of ancient culture could be destroyed in company expansion
trefwoorden: VS - oude cultuur - nederzetting - grafheuvels
Nine previously unknown ancient archaeological sites, including a complex of 17 mounds, plus villages and workshops, have been found on land owned by Cherokee Brick and Tile Co.
Three of the sites, including the oldest, would be destroyed if the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approves Cherokee Brick and Tile Co.'s application to expand its clay mines.
Archaeologists and historians say some of the sites could expand our understanding of ancient cultures and the importance of the Ocmulgee River Valley settlement. They are located on property in the floodplain south of Macon's Seventh Street industrial district. Family-owned company Cherokee Brick has owned the land for about a century.

Lees verder bij: The Macon Telegraph (5 november 2003)