PB site yields bits of history

UAPB archaeologist cataloging remnants at park plot

Posted: June 9, 2014 at 4:04 a.m.

University of Arkansas System archaeologist John House, who is based at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, looks through 19th century artifacts recently unearthed at a construction site near downtown Pine Bluff. The artifacts were discovered during the groundbreaking for a new water park.

Construction of a new splash park near downtown Pine Bluff has unearthed multiple remnants from the city's past, and archaeologists are busy working to identify and catalog the pieces.

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