Archive for August 4th, 2011

This pinback button, now on display at the Charlotte Museum of History,  suffers what may be generously described as “condition issues.” “In the late 1960s,” explains curator Leslie Kesler, “archaeologists excavated large areas on the grounds of the 1774 Hezekiah Alexander House in Mecklenburg County. They dug this button out of the earthen cellar floor […]

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