Native American ruins dating back 1,500 years uncovered in Sandy

Posted on AllSides May 1st, 2015

Construction crews excavating a site to replace an old gas line stumbled upon something incredible in the sand.

"It was just this very light charcoal stain that was on the very edge," said Questar Environmental Coordinator Laura Springsteen.

During the excavation, Questar had brought on an archaeologist to monitor the construction. Once, the archaeologist spotted the area crews halted all work on the site and hired a crew of archaeologist to come in and check out the area.

"We stopped work and preserved the site," said Springsteen.

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