Category Archives: Treasure

Bottles under the pier in Fredeiksted, St. Croix

Bottles under the pier in Fredeiksted, St. Croix by Vince Staley 13 February 2014 This U.S. NAVY PEPPER bottle above, and a MUSTARD were found under the pier (see above) in Fredeiksted, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. For several years … Continue reading

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Memphis, Yellow Fever and “The Great Bottle Treasure Map of 1880”

Ferdinand, here is the article on “The Great Memphis Bottle Treasure Map of 1880“. The newly founded National Board of Health conducted a Sanitary Survey in the winter of 1879-1880. Yellow Fever hit Memphis hard in 1878, over 5,000 people … Continue reading

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Bottles on the Steamship SS Republic

S T E A M S H I P   S S   R E P U B L I C I wanted to circle back after honing up on the Steamboat Arabia (Read: Looking for Bottles Carried on the Steamboat … Continue reading

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Looking for Bottles Carried on the Steamboat Arabia

T H E    S T E A M B O A T    A R A B I A Looking at famed Civil War author Jim Schmidt’s interview with Andrew W. Hall and the Galveston-Houston Packet this morning made me … Continue reading

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Looking at some of the Bitters Bottles on the steamboat Bertrand – Part 2

Looking at some of the Bitters Bottles on the steamboat Bertrand Part 2 14 September 2012 T H E B E R T R A N D  B I T T E R S  B O T T L E … Continue reading

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Looking at some of the Bitters Bottles on the steamboat Bertrand – Part 1

James Campiglia, in a series of recent emails, embedded the following statement within one portion of his commentary which inspired this post: “Also found a picture of a shard you may want to post. “Kintzing” early, beautiful green square is a … Continue reading

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