Archaeology team following clues to 1662 chapel





A team of archaeologists and volunteers is close to locating a 1662 chapel at Newtowne Neck in Compton.

Scott Lawrence of Grave Concerns and James Gibb of Gibb Archaeology Consulting were hired by St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus to look for the original chapel. The two have completed an archaeological survey of the church’s original cemetery. St. Francis Xavier is celebrating the 350th anniversary of the original church chapel this year....




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