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18th-century boat uncovered at World Trade Center site

Workers at Ground Zero found the 32-foot-long boat Tuesday, and now archaeologists are excavating for clues into Manhattan's past.

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Ship hull dug up at World Trade Center site
Article | NEW YORK -- Workers at the World Trade Center site are excavating a 32-foot-long ship hull apparently used in the 18th century as part of the fill that extended lower Manhattan into the Hudson River.
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Ship junked 200 years ago uncovered at WTC site
Article | NEW YORK -- The ship was buried as junk two centuries ago - landfill to expand a bustling little island of commerce called Manhattan. When it re-emerged this week, surrounded by skyscrapers, it was an instant treasure that popped up from the mud near ground zero.

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