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Historic site opens exhibit of weird antiques

The True Issue or “Thats Whats the Matter” by Cornell University Library
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METAMORA, Ill. — A display of unusual and creepy antiques is on display at the Metamora Courthouse Historic Site, in the nick of time for Halloween. The “Strange, Weird and Unusual Antiques” display includes a metal instrument utilized to open veins for bloodletting. An additional item is a tooth secret, which was utilized to pull bad teeth. The display also provides artifacts from the nation ‘s terrible history of slavery. Site visitors can see servant shackles and a slaver’s whip woven from wood. On Halloween, youngsters in clothing can take a trip with their parents and get complimentary sweet and snacks. The Halloween occasion is from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
“Strange, Weird and Unusual Antiques” runs through Nov. 8 at the courthouse. It’s one of 2 making it through courthouses on the historic Eighth Judicial Circuit took a trip by Abraham Lincoln.

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Abraham Lincoln

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Holiday: Halloween

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A display of weird and creepy antiques is on display at the Metamora Courthouse Historic Site, just in time for Halloween.

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Historic site opens exhibit of weird antiques

~ by vandal3di3go on January 19, 2013.

 
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