Final Privy Dig event to be held on Saturday

Apr. 23—LEWISBURG — The Union County Historical Society will hold its final privy dig event Saturday and Sunday.

Master ceramicist Robert E. Lee III will conduct the dig at the society's headquarters in the courtyard at 15 N. Water St., Lewisburg.

Lee will hand-dig in the courtyard behind the Market and North Water streets buildings, the site of an early cemetery and likely early trash pit or privy. It will start at 1 p.m. Saturday, which coincides with the Lewisburg Arts Festival.

Lee's extensive collection of vintage glass bottles and pottery discovered during excavations, or digs, in Central Pennsylvania, will be on display. Admissions to the exhibit is $3.

Admission to the What Treasures Lie Beneath Our Feet! dig is $3.

For more information, contact the historical society at 570-524-8666 or