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Archeologists dig up Connecticut yards for battle artifacts

Published 07/11/2010, The Jamestown Sun

MYSTIC, Conn. (AP) — Artifacts of a battle between a Native American tribe and English settlers, a confrontation that helped shape early American history, have sat for years below manicured lawns and children's swing sets in a Connecticut neighborhood. A project to map the battlefields of the Pequot War is bringing those musket balls, gunflints and arrowheads into the sunlight for the first time in centuries.

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