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Grave Excavation

Date: July 13 1918
Description: Boxed bones from graves found on University Hill (later Bascom Hill). Two men, seen from the waist down, are standing behind the boxes containing the remai...
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Bascom Hill Grave Excavation

Date: July 13 1918
Description: View of the excavation of two graves located on University Hill (now Bascom Hill). Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) can be seen in the background.
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Bascom Hill Grave Excavation

Date: September 04 1922
Description: Skeletal remains of either William Nelson or Samuel Warren, one of two men buried on Bascom Hill. The grave was located about five feet north of that of th...
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Bascom Hill Burial

Date: September 04 1922
Description: Skeletal remains of William Nelson or Samuel Warren, one of two men buried in the first cemetery in Madison located on what is now Bascom Hill.
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Samuel Warren Headstone

Date: September 04 1922
Description: Grave marker for Samuel Warren of Middlesex, England, who was killed by lightning in June of 1838 at the age of 26. Warren was buried in what was the first...
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Bascom Hill Burial Excavation

Date: August 1918
Description: Workers at the site of two graves discovered on Bascom Hill in front of Main Hall (now Bascom Hall). One man sprays water from a hose. The disturbed soil o...
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Bascom Hill Grave Excavation

Date: August 1918
Description: Excavation site of two graves discovered on Bascom Hill during preparation for placement of the Abraham Lincoln monument circle. The legs and shoes of a ma...
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Bascom Hill Grave Excavation

Date: August 1918
Description: Man with a shovel standing in a ditch in front of two graves discovered on Bascom Hill during preparation to place the Abraham Lincoln monument circle. The...

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