Just yesterday we wrote about the 19th century burial vault rediscovered under Washington Square Park during recent water main replacements, and now a second burial vault has also been rediscovered.
A second burial vault has been found under Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village following the discovery earlier this week of a 19th century burial vault containing skeletal remains. Officials with the city’s Department of Design and Construction said first 8 foot wide, 20 foot long vault contained the remains of about a dozen people. It was discovered Tuesday while a contractor was excavating a century-old water main replacement project.
Brooklyn-based firm Chrysalis Archaeology is handling the cataloging, excavation, and preservation of the human remains, coffins and other artifacts found within the vaults.
via ABC News