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Correction: Archaeological Dig-Borchard Park story

Published on NewsOK Modified: August 12, 2014 at 9:31 am •  Published: August 12, 2014
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SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — In headlines for a story Aug. 11 about crews digging for relics in a Michigan park, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the crews were digging in Kalamazoo. They were digging in Saginaw.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Crews digging for relics in Saginaw park

Museum employees, volunteers digging for relics in Saginaw park

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — An archaeological survey that aims to unearth relics of Saginaw's past is underway at Borchard Park.

Employees of the Castle Museum of Saginaw County History and volunteers began digging last week, The Saginaw News (http://bit.ly/1uHbGWs ) reported.

Jeff Sommer, the museum's curator of archaeology, said they haven't discovered any momentous items yet. But he said they're learning more about the town's early history.

Crews found a button that may date back to the 19th century, a piece of a serving plate and material used by Native Americans to make tools.

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