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UNC-CH Archaeologists Move 1,000 Tons Of Earth To Establish Hillsborough History

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July 10, 1998
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University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
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Since 1983, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill archaeologists and their students have excavated and replaced more than 2 million pounds of dirt in Hillsborough. Their purpose has been to help create a history of the Occaneechi and other Indians who lived along the Eno River before whites first settled the North Carolina Piedmont.

CHAPEL HILL -- Since 1983, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill archaeologists and their students have excavated and replaced more than 2 million pounds of dirt in Hillsborough. Their purpose has been to help create a history of the Occaneechi and other Indians who lived along the Eno River before whites first settled the North Carolina Piedmont.


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University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill. "UNC-CH Archaeologists Move 1,000 Tons Of Earth To Establish Hillsborough History." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/07/980710081223.htm (accessed April 23, 2014).

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