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Shipwreck Discovered At Boston Seaport Construction Site05:37
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The ship wreckage at a Skanska construction site in the Seaport district. (Courtesy, Joeseph Bagley/City of Boston Archeology)
The ship wreckage at a Skanska construction site in the Seaport district. (Courtesy, Joeseph Bagley/City of Boston Archeology)
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The Seaport District in Boston is in the midst of a construction boom, with a new neighborhood appearing to rise out of harbor. In fact, that's literally what's happening, and it explains a startling discovery that construction crews have made about a quarter of a mile from the Harbor: a 19th Century shipwreck.

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Joseph Bagley, Boston City Archaeologist. He tweets @BostonArchaeo. You can find photos of the wreckage on the Boston Archeology facebook page and Instagram account.

This segment aired on May 27, 2016.

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