This photo shows the gigantic size of the anomaly relative to the houses
in the background. I hope the Hunts bundled up well because it was quite
cold out when they took these photos. Our appreciation go out to both of
them for their contributions.
This photo was taken by Mr. Joseph Srsnick who is a member of the Will
County Historic Preservation Commission. Joseph has had forty years working
in the archaeological field and has many stories to tell. Joseph was involved
in an excavation in New Lenox, a town not too far from here, when a developer
ran into several burials. It turned out to be a rather large village site
with many storage pits and houses. Note the steep drop from the anomaly
on the right into the corn field on the left. Any farmer around here will
tell you that this cannot be constructed with typical farming equipment.
My thanks to Joseph for trudging out in the cold and snow to get these
photos, but most of all for his interest in the archaeology of eastern
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