Hastings, Minn., resident Jim Lewanski, who digs up outhouses as a hobby, conducted two digs at the Old School Art Studio in Afton, Minn., where a variety of relics and artifacts were uncovered, including liquor bottles, glass medicine bottles, ceramic crocks, snuff jars, inkwells, a piece of a blackboard, a school desk leg, chamber pots and even a pig skeleton. (Submitted photo)
‘Outhouse archaeologists’: diggin' up a hole lotta ... history
AFTON - An Afton art studio was recently home to a unique type of treasure hunt.
The Old School Art Studio played host last month to an “outhouse dig” by Hastings resident Jim Lewanski, who makes a hobby out of digging up old outhouse sites in search of relics and artifacts.
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