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Civil War Letters Sold at Auction

Over 26 letters were found in a home in York, ME, corresponding between a soldier in the Civil War and his family. Scanned copies of this letters will be posted soon for those who are interested! The letter on the right included a ticket…

Digging in Salt Marshes

One of my favorite places to find buried bottles are tidal salt marshes. Salt marshes are long flat tracts of land made of compacted silty dirt, usually covered in Salt Grass or Cord Grass. The salt marshes have naturally formed “canals” , and sometimes…

Lightning Fruit Jar

Here is an example of a fairly common Lightning fruit jar, which in common aqua blueglass is worth about $5 on eBay. But in this vibrant cornflower blue color—with matching colored lid—it could possibly bring $100.