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Ancient buildings and artifacts in Istanbul reportedly being destroyed by construction

Ancient buildings and artifacts in Istanbul reportedly...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 19, 2014

In construction, one of the things many contractors make a concentrated effort at avoiding is destroying anything of historical value ...

Hotel construction unearths beer mugs, liquor bottles and a bar dating back to before the Revolutionary War

Hotel construction unearths beer mugs, liquor bottles...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 14, 2014

Archaeologists are excavating the construction site of a 22-story hotel on The Bowery in New York City, which has been occupied ...

Utility construction crew unearths 2,000-year-old skeletal remains in South Florida (VIDEO)

Utility construction crew unearths 2,000-year-old...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 16, 2014

While digging the trench for a water line installation a few weeks ago in Davie, Florida, a utility crew discovered ...

Graveyard found beneath construction site of high school football stadium

Graveyard found beneath construction site of high...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 04, 2013

Well, this certainly brings a whole new meaning to booing at a football game. Come 2016, the football team of one ...

NYC construction crew digs up artifacts from American Revolutionary era

NYC construction crew digs up artifacts from American...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 15, 2013

While digging to replace utilities under New York City's South Street Seaport, a construction crew uncovered several artifacts from the ...

Charleston construction crew finds 27 graves beneath jobsite

Charleston construction crew finds 27 graves beneath...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 20, 2013

While working at the site of a renovation of Gaillard Auditorium in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, construction workers found 27 ...

What the Berlin Airlift can teach us

What the Berlin Airlift can teach us

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 26, 2012

It's sadly ironic that today marks both the 1,000th day the United States Congress has failed to enact a highway ...

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