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Home > Restorations of special significance. (Preserving Crypts of Maple Leaf, the Crimean War Stone, and plotting the Henson Cemetery) > *****Preserving these special Historical Monuments ... > SEARCHING the HENSON CEMETERY (Uncle Tom's Cabin) for lost graves using Ground Penetrating Radar

Henson Cemetery in Dresden, Ontario, CanadaPulling the Ground Penetrating Radar
Henson Cemetery in DresdenAlthough the process looks simple, carrying the heavy computer, pulling the GPR unit, and laying out the Grid while keeping everything EXACTLY correct can be VERY demanding!
Henson Cemetery in DresdenGrave Marker of Josiah Henson, much of the inspiration for the book Uncle Tom's Cabin
Henson Cemetery in DresdenA grid must be laid out so that the machine "Knows exactly where it is" every second, thus allowing it to plot very accurate maps of what is under ground
Henson Cemetery in Dresden, Ontario Moving the Grid line to allow the GPR unit to pass once again.
Henson Cemetery in DresdenEvery inch of ground must be covered by that little GPR unit, meaning an almost endless number of passes and amount of work in even a tiny cemetery
Henson cemetery in DresdenA view of the Henson Cemetery
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