Unearthed Joplin History

Joplin, Mo. – 1890's relics found during the restoration of historic Joplin homes.

Joplin, Mo. – Crews find 1890’s relics while restoring historic Joplin homes.

They found around 400 pieces of dishes, hand tools, and other household items — even bones — though officials say they are not human. Brad Belk, the preservation director and curator of the restoration project says the relics include some interesting old medicine bottles.