Large Fragment of a Gravestone.
The ditch can be dated to the early years of Avalon by a number of
artifacts found in the very lowest layers. Among the artifacts uncovered
was this large fragment of a gravestone, possibly that of Nicholas Hoskins
who was at Avalon during the winter of 1622/23.
Reproduced by permission of the Colony of Avalon Foundation,
Ferryland, Newfoundland, © 2001.