Coastal Discovery Museum goers take in the exhibit "Finding Freedom's Home: Archaeology at Mitchelville" on Jan. 23, 2014, at Honey Horn. The exhibit on the Civil War freedman's town -- which features historical items unearthed by archaeologists in the land that was recently cleared at the north end of Hilton Head Airport -- ran through March 31.
Coastal Discovery Museum goers take in the exhibit "Finding Freedom's Home: Archaeology at Mitchelville" on Jan. 23, 2014, at Honey Horn. The exhibit on the Civil War freedman's town -- which features historical items unearthed by archaeologists in the land that was recently cleared at the north end of Hilton Head Airport -- ran through March 31. Staff photo
Coastal Discovery Museum goers take in the exhibit "Finding Freedom's Home: Archaeology at Mitchelville" on Jan. 23, 2014, at Honey Horn. The exhibit on the Civil War freedman's town -- which features historical items unearthed by archaeologists in the land that was recently cleared at the north end of Hilton Head Airport -- ran through March 31. Staff photo

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January 25, 2014 6:57 PM

Making Mitchelville real: Dig unearths Hilton Head's freedmen's past

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