Further excavation of McKees Rocks Mound, August 1896.
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Further excavation of the mound. The white bearded individual with vest is probably Thomas Harper; the individual digging atop the mound may be Frank H. Gerrodette; note the size of the tree growing in the mound.

Credit: Courtesy of Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh

During the excavation, archeologists unearther hundreds of artifacts, including copper pellets from Michigan, sea shells from the Atlantic Ocean, and flint from Ohio.

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