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The President's House in Philadelphia




Archaeology at the President's House: May 15, 2007

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In these pictures, blue flags indicate features from the 1700s and red flags those built in the 1800s.

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Corner of the kitchen (top left) and foundation of the bow window (middle)
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URS Group team leader Doug Mooney digging around a well. To his left, that partial wall is from the servant's passageway connecting to the main house.
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Wall from the servant's passageway connecting to the main house
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Horizontal foundation from the rear of the President's House (bottom left) and foundation of the bow window.
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Bow window (bottom right) and corner and western wall of the kitchen (upper left)
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Same as above, longer view
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Western section of the archaology showing the wall from the underground servant's passage connecting to the main house.
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"Mystery wall" just beyond the 20th century pipe. View from the north.
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The "mystery wall" seen from the west.
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Longer view of the "mystery wall" seen from the west.
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"The mystery wall" seen from the south.
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"The mystery wall" looking northwest
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Water drainage pit, 19th century.
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Water drainage pit, 19th century.
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Water drainage pit, 19th century.
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Excavation at the south side.
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Excavation at the south side.
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Pit feature at the south side.


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