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They uncover our region’s history, whether they’re sifting through massive layers of dirt or plunging into murky waterways. And local archaeologists say that their work is more crucial than ever as development changes the look of D.C. and the suburbs. Join Kojo for a look at new archaeological discoveries by local sleuths.
- Patrick O'Neill President, Northern Virginia Chapter, Archaeological Society of Virginia
- Susan Langley State Underwater Archaeologist for Maryland
- Stephen Potter Regional Archaeologist for the National Park Service, National Capital Region
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