Burned Down Colonial Tavern that May Have Doubled as a Brothel Found in North Carolina

June 16, 2019 - General
Illustration of an old tavern. Credit: Chorazin / Adobe Stock

Archaeologists examining a recently discovered colonial tavern in eastern North Carolina were stunned to discover that when the 18th Century building burned to the ground a “treasure trove of merchandise” was trapped beneath the charred floorboards, and many of the artifacts hint at the building’s use as a brothel.

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