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Mummy Found at Indiana Quarry


June 28, 2015 – Land surveyors discovered a mummy that could be 2,000 years old on the site of the planned Singleton Stone quarry in south Lake County, Ind., and archaeologists are investigating whether RFTR indiana 300they stumbled onto a Native American burial ground. The planned quarry is located in Eagle Creek Township, according to nwi.com. Area residents long have opposed the Singleton Stone quarry, which Rieth-Riley intends to develop for aggregates and which also would be used as a giant retention pond when the Singleton Ditch gets too full. The archaeologists who found the remains had been hired by Cardno Environmental Consultation Co. to search for pre-historic artifacts at the site, which is required in order to get permits for such excavation projects.