PHOTOS: George Washington's Boyhood Home Discovered

PHOTOS: George Washington's Boyhood Home Discovered
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The surviving architectural footprint of George Washington's childhood home was found at an excavation siteseen above in an aerial viewat Ferry Farm in Virginia, historians announced on July 2, 2008.

"Somebody took great care to make sure these stones lined up properlya talented stonemason and crew," said the University of South Florida's Philip Levy, whose work on the dig was funded in part by the National Geographic Committee for Research and Exploration.

Crisscrossing the site are (left to right) a Civil War trench and (bottom to top) a 20th-century sewer line.

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