//Upper left: William Pilkey, of Memphis, measures some findings. Upper middle: Nicholas Brier, 13 of Fort Gratiot (left) Pilkey (right) remove dirt surrounding an artifact. Upper right: SC4 Professor Robert Richardson, of Fort Gratiot, records findings. Middle left: One of the artifacts believed to be a tile fragment. Middle: Pilkey and Brier sort through dirt. Middle right: Recovered 1960 toy motorcycle. Bottom left: Pilkey and Richardson uncover a large stone. Bottom middle: Michael Walling, 12 of Fort Gratiot, Brier, and Pilkey dig in their unit. Bottom right: Excavation volunteer removes dirt around a finding. Artifacts surrounding middle: Fragment of a ceramic doll, undated coin found during excavation, various recovered unidentified fragments, and ceramic fragment believed to be a part of cookware. Illustration by Liz Whittemore, photos by Twana Pinskey and Liz Whittemore

Upper left: William Pilkey, of Memphis, measures some findings. Upper middle: Nicholas Brier, 13 of Fort Gratiot (left) Pilkey (right) remove dirt surrounding an artifact. Upper right: SC4 Professor Robert Richardson, of Fort Gratiot, records findings. Middle left: One of the artifacts believed to be a tile fragment. Middle: Pilkey and Brier sort through dirt. Middle right: Recovered 1960 toy motorcycle. Bottom left: Pilkey and Richardson uncover a large stone. Bottom middle: Michael Walling, 12 of Fort Gratiot, Brier, and Pilkey dig in their unit. Bottom right: Excavation volunteer removes dirt around a finding. Artifacts surrounding middle: Fragment of a ceramic doll, undated coin found during excavation, various recovered unidentified fragments, and ceramic fragment believed to be a part of cookware. Illustration by Liz Whittemore, photos by Twana Pinskey and Liz Whittemore

Upper left: William Pilkey, of Memphis, measures some findings. Upper middle: Nicholas Brier, 13 of Fort Gratiot (left) Pilkey (right) remove dirt surrounding an artifact. Upper right: SC4 Professor Robert Richardson, of Fort Gratiot, records findings. Middle left: One of the artifacts believed to be a tile fragment. Middle: Pilkey and Brier sort through dirt. Middle right: Recovered 1960 toy motorcycle. Bottom left: Pilkey and Richardson uncover a large stone. Bottom middle: Michael Walling, 12 of Fort Gratiot, Brier, and Pilkey dig in their unit. Bottom right: Excavation volunteer removes dirt around a finding. Artifacts surrounding middle: Fragment of a ceramic doll, undated coin found during excavation, various recovered unidentified fragments, and ceramic fragment believed to be a part of cookware. Illustration by Liz Whittemore, photos by Twana Pinskey and Liz Whittemore

Upper left: William Pilkey, of Memphis, measures some findings. Upper middle: Nicholas Brier, 13 of Fort Gratiot (left) Pilkey (right) remove dirt surrounding an artifact. Upper right: SC4 Professor Robert Richardson, of Fort Gratiot, records findings. Middle left: One of the artifacts believed to be a tile fragment. Middle: Pilkey and Brier sort through dirt. Middle right: Recovered 1960 toy motorcycle. Bottom left: Pilkey and Richardson uncover a large stone. Bottom middle: Michael Walling, 12 of Fort Gratiot, Brier, and Pilkey dig in their unit. Bottom right: Excavation volunteer removes dirt around a finding.
Artifacts surrounding middle:
Fragment of a ceramic doll, undated coin found during excavation, various recovered unidentified fragments, and ceramic fragment believed to be a part of cookware.
Illustration by Liz Whittemore, photos by Twana Pinskey and Liz Whittemore