Caswell April 2008 Cemetery Dig

Photos and comments from Susan Hoffman

 

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Stripping away top soil

Susan Gatlin and Sarah Caswell

Charlie pointing to Richard's likely grave

 

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Bricks uncovered

Roots and more roots

Unearthing the brick

 

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Detail of brick

Pointing our Richard Caswell's grave

One shovel scoop at a time

 

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Outline of brick

Four Graves uncovered

Examining the site of brick cover

 

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Grave cover discovered

Mary Mackilwean grave

Tools of the trade

 

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Charlie working on grave

(L) Sarah Casell, (R) Susan Gatlin

Slow and steady going

 

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Details of bricks

Starting on the Governor's area

Working on the Governor's grave

 

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Beginning on Caswell's grave

Slow and steady

Two to uncover

 

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Jo Huettl, Jane Phillips, Martha Marble and others watch

Another foot down

Game plan

 

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Charles steps in for a spell

Dr. Megan Perry working on Caswell's grave

Working deeper

 

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Charlie's taking a closer look

And finds water coming in

A piece of wood found

 

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Still more mud

Caswell grave in saturated soil

Richard Caswell's final resting place

 

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