Nov 16, 2010

Digs under old outhouses turn up interesting bottles

(YDR) Many collectible enthusiasts search high and low for the items they treasure most, whether it's coins, jewelry, dolls or other antiques. Old bottle enthusiast Thomas Grove Jr. mostly searches low -- preferably below old privy sites.
"Many young people don't know what a privy is," said Grove, of Dover. "It's another name for an outhouse."
Grove has been digging at privy sites for eight years, always hoping to find something rare. Continued

Image: Outhouse, Abingdon Rosenwald School (Falmanac).