Archaeological investigations of the Spring Street Presbyterian Church vaults resulted in the recovery of coffin plates, hardware and other burial-related artifacts that convey information regarding the individuals interred within these chambers. These interments also offer a glimpse at mortuary customs and practices in vault burials during the first half of the 19th century.
White, Rebecca L. and Mooney, Douglas B.
"Stories from the Rubble: Analysis of Mortuary Artifacts from the Spring Street Presbyterian Church Vaults,"
Northeast Historical Archaeology:
39, Article 4.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.buffalostate.edu/neha/vol39/iss1/4