George Seymour and Allan Woodward are keen to start digging after the council received a grant to undertake an archaeological excavation at the original Maryborough site as part of Maryborough Open House in October.
George Seymour and Allan Woodward are keen to start digging after the council received a grant to undertake an archaeological excavation at the original Maryborough site as part of Maryborough Open House in October. Valerie Horton

Archeological dig of old Maryborough starts in October

SECRETS that lay buried in Maryborough soils for up to 166 years could be revealed this year.

As part of Open House celebrations, an archeological dig at the original Maryborough site, located at the river end of Aldridge St, will take place thanks to a $9000 Federal Government grant.

Fraser Coast Deputy Mayor George Seymour said the site had huge archeological potential.

He said there has been little disturbance since it was abandoned in 1856.



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