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Centuries-old Discovery at Catholic Church in Virginia

During a renovation of the Basilica of Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception in Norfolk, Virginia, contractors uncovered a long, brick tunnel and three crypts buried in its foundation. The initial hunch, when it comes to the tunnel, is that it was first used as an irrigation system. But the size of it -- about three feet by four feet - suggests even greater historical significance, that may have been a part of the Underground Railroad.


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