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Archeologists Find Relics Of Triangle Trade Beneath Faneuil Hall06:51
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Researchers and archaeologists are hoping to study Boston's past by digging up parts of Faneuil Hall. (Adam Ragusea/WBUR)
Researchers and archaeologists are hoping to study Boston's past by digging up parts of Faneuil Hall. (Adam Ragusea/WBUR)

The world's older cities are really cities on top of cities. Boston is a rare example in North America where you can really go back in time by digging down.

That's the case at Faneuil Hall, where archeologists have dug a 10-foot hole and are able to peer 300 years into Boston's maritime past. Radio Boston's Adam Ragusea takes a tour.

This program aired on November 4, 2010.

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