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Old Privy Found With Metal Detector

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was out looking for coins and got a hit on a nickle plated item of age , and I soon realized i had an out house. this is the 1st bottle i found in it , Still have to finish it


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Hopefully it’s got some nice old bottles in it. I bought my first metal detector in the 1970’s to look for bottle dumps. 

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Very cool Kaolin Washer.

Looks to me like you've found an old "plug and feather" wedge for cutting granite. Likely used when a building was erected on site.


Should prove to be a good spot.

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