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World Trade Center ship origins revealed

Back in July 2010, during construction of the new World Trade Center in Manhattan, the remains of a ship were found 22 feet below street level. Now, researchers believe they know the origins of the vessel. ...a new report finds that tree rings in those waterlogged ribs show the vessel was

18th-century shipwreck found at Ground Zero in New York

I thought this was pretty incredible. A construction crew excavating at the World Trade Center site in New York have found an 18th-century shipwreck! [Thx Daniel] On Tuesday morning, workers excavating the site of the underground vehicle security center for the future World Trade Center hit a row of

Builders unearth mysterious wall in Times Square

Builders have unearthed a tightly packed pile of stones at the base of 11 Time Square, and no one know what it is exactly. Upon hearing a rough description of this remnant, Dr. Geismar, president of the Professional Archaeologists of New York City, had guessed it was a vault that held