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5:04 am on Monday February 25, 2013

Human remains found at Gaillard construction site (Update: 37 graves, cannon ball)

Image by City of Charleston An image grab from the construction site's webcam show the heavy rain's effects. (Update 5 at the bottom.) The Post and Courier reports that an archaeological team is investigating two sets of human remains discovered at...
4:53 am on Saturday February 16, 2013

Human remains found at Gaillard site could date back to 1720s

A total of 27 graves have been found and the current thinking places the site as far back as the 1720s, and that part of the Charleston peninsula had yet to be settled.
9:03 am on Monday February 11, 2013

Gaillard grave dig will wait for rains

Heavy rains are postponing a planned excavation at the Gaillard Auditorium to further examine the area where a pair of skeletal remains were found last week.
4:00 am on Thursday August 6, 2009

Building site on Reid Street turns up over 350 human remains

Image by Flickr user Wessex ArchaeologyImage by 20090806-bones.jpg Workers excavating an old South Carolina cemetery have uncovered over 350 sets of human remains. The remains were unearthed on land located on Reid Street at former cemetery property...