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Transportation Dollars Excavate Ship from War of 1812 - (Upper Marlboro, MD) $385,000

As the nation approaches the 200 year commemoration of the War of 1812, archaeologists in Maryland are working to excavate a sunken ship that may date. back to the war. Using nearly 400,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the researchers believe the ship may be the remains of the... Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images