Searching for 'Jap-town'

Laramie based archeology company investigates Japanese settlement near Hanna


August 5, 2020

Mike Armstrong

A small fragment of a child's bowl was found at the dig.

On July 24-27 there was some digging going on in Hanna and it wasn't by AML.

LTA, Inc., an archeological company out of Laramie, came to the historic mining town to see what they could uncover in an area that was known back in the day as "Jap-town". LTA comes at the request of AML.

"It is an outgrowth of a grouting program AML is doing," Larson said. "It was determined the grouting itself was not going to do a lot of disturbance to any of above ground property. They went through and picked out a bunch of fairly significant known sites within Hanna that they would like some more research don...

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