Brick Wall Found in Unit 74!

Two story quarter east wall.

Two story quarter east wall.

Unit 74 is located furthest Southeast on the South Long Green at the Why House Plantation. The primary goal of our unit -along with the four others on the South Long Green- is to uncover remains of an old slave quarter that is theorized to have been built there in the 18th Century. During our three week stay at Wye House our excavations will include remains from the brick piers that would have supported the building, any existing part of the foundation or remnants from the building itself including structural remains and personal belongings from the inhabitants of the quarters.

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