"They dug up an entire coffin. Then another."


City Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

A construction crew working in Philadelphia stumbled upon colonial burials. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's largest city, was founded in 1862 as the colonial capital and serves today as the state capital. Construction of a new apartment complex on the former site of the First Baptist Church apparently disturbed the church's burial ground. As many as 38 coffins have been unearthed.

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Philly construction crew finds coffins from colonial times

By Amanda Morris

CNN

March 10, 2017

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