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Archaeologists 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.

Minnesota history buffs find treasure in old outhouses

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AFTON, Minn. — An Afton art studio was recently home to a unique type of treasure hunt.

The Old School Art Studio hosted to an “outhouse dig” by Hastings, Minn., resident Jim Lewanski, who makes a hobby out of digging up old outhouse sites in search of relics and artifacts.

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