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325-year-old wood palisade discovered in Quebec City

November 8, 2018 - General

In what is being called a major archaeological discovery, excavations for a condominium project in Quebec City have uncovered a fortification dating back to 1693.

Wooden palisades from 1693 unearthed in Québec City
[Credit: Quebec Ministry of Culture]Preserved in clay for centuries, the 20-metre section was part of a wood palisade built to defend against possible attacks from the English and from Indigenous…

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