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produced in England in the mid 1700s. And wait for it, what we thought were buttons actually were buttons, British military coat buttons.
From the ''bag of bones'' we gave to the professor they were able to determine ten different ''owners,'' seven European and three Native. With the cloth and the pieces of brass included, it was determined that the European bones belonged to members of the British military.
The big question? What was
the British military doing at Budd Lake in the mid 1700s, and why were they buried there along with Native bones? The conclusion floored the archeology
professor as well as head of the History department. These guys even requested military documents from the British for the 1760s, and as the professor told me to ''verify their hypothesis'' and to change and add to Michigan history.|
At this point I was real attentive as this stuff fascinates me. Here's is where it gets good and my story comes together and you'll need to recall your Michigan history (I'm keeping it short I promise). In 1761 a company
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