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Antiques can reveal the past

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“If we didn’t have antiques from the past, we’d lose a lot of our (history),” Sandra Hogg, owner of Acorn Creek Antiques and Books said. “Young people would not be able to understand what was.”

Gradually, my husband and I have become avid collectors of old glass bottles, most of which contained medicinal elixirs, and we have queried many antique dealers about the origins and histories of the vessels.

Even the history of bottle making can reveal our country’s past and a different way of life.

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