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Photos of Doaksville Excavations

Excavations underway on a small mound marking the site of a store in Doaksville's commercial district.

One of three communal wells at Doaksville after excavation.

View of the jail after completion of 1996 excavations.

Reconstructed foundation of jail.

OAS volunteers excavating a pit full of ceramics behind jail.

Photos of Doaksville Artifacts

Reconstructed pitcher excavated from the Structure 57 cellar.

reconstructed banded bowl, dating from 1840s or 1850s, and excavated in a pit behind the jail.

Fragment of a hand painted plate.

Fragments of burned and melted spurs recovered from the store.

Short section of iron bar that may once have helped secure windows at the jail.

Two once identical English gun flints excavated at the store, one is unburned and the other has been severely burned

Severely burned and fragments gun flints excavated at the store.

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