Topic ID #38339 - posted 5/7/2017 1:00 PM

Excavation uncovers major Iowa historic archaeological site



John Hedden, an archaeologist with the University of Iowa, pulled up to a construction site at Davenport's 4th Street and Western Avenue on April 11, 2016, to scout what would be an emergency excavation.

A Minneapolis developer was building a five-story apartment complex on the site of the former Buesing Automotive company, across the street from the Scott County Administrative Center, and because federal money was involved in the financing, the developer had been required to conduct an archaeological survey.


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