NH family hiking close to home finds stone crypt from 1850s

DEERFIELD, N.H. (AP) A New Hampshire family hiking close to home during the coronavirus pandemic made quite the discovery - a stone crypt from the 1850s.

New Hampshire Public Radio reports Krystin Cooney, of Deerfield, and her family went looking for a moose behind their home after a neighbor spotted one. Instead, they came across what Cooney’s fourth-grade daughter, Ellie, described as “a really cool fort.” After doing some research, they realized they had stumbled upon a crypt of former residents, the Norris family.

Ellie said she found it creepy at first, but she’s gotten used to it and told her classmates about the discovery during a virtual class meeting. 

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