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Park farmhouse to receive internet service

The National Park Service is working with Comcast to supply fiber optic internet service to the historic farmhouse at Werowocomoco, an archaeological site located on the north side of the York River in Gloucester, according to a release from the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail. In December, archeology was completed at the site in order to study areas impacted by the project.

Currently lacking any internet service, the farmhouse is used by NPS staff and contractors for the maintenance, administration, security and study of the property. Internet access will better allow those staff members to perform their duties, as well as provide a safety net for those working at the somewhat remote site. In addition, it will support members of the descendent community as they visit the site and provide service for field trip programs in the near future.

NPS consulted with tribal leaders before undergoing this project and worked closely with Comcast to design the project ...

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