Unearthing history at the President's House: Uncovering a well
Archaeologists are excavating a historical plot of land at Sixth and Market Streets, the site of the house where the slave-holding George Washington and the anti-slavery John Adams conducted their presidencies in the 1790s. This video is part of a series on the excavation.
May 22, 2007
Archaeologists excavate several "shaft features" within the President's House dig site. Watch as a well is uncovered for the first time in a hundred years.
JEFFREY A. HAINES and SAMANTHA TEMPLETON / Inquirer Online Producers