Ancient Pit Home Unearthed in a Salt Lake City Suburb

Salt Lake’s oldest resident? Read more on the ancient pit home unearthed in a Salt Lake City suburb, Sandy.

When utility company workers entered Dimple Dell Park in Sandy, Utah (a suburb of Salt Lake City), they were there to replace a gas pipeline. Instead, the Salt Lake Tribune’s Christopher Smart reports, they ended up uncovering evidence of a 1,500-year-old pit home that turned the park into an archaeological dig.