Boston Globe: Old North Church excavation seeks treasure in the trash

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Dishes. Bones. Bottles. Brooches.  Underneath a quiet garden at the Old North Church, archeologists and their volunteers sifted through layers of soil to seek their own kind of treasure.  The archeological survey comes ahead of the church’s planned garden renovation, part of a multimillion dollar effort to restore Boston’s oldest standing church. The archeologists are in the first step of a possible two-stage project: If their preliminary survey yields interesting items, they will, quite literally, dig deeper.

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